The Association for Mineral Exploration (AME), on behalf of its Board of Directors and 5,000 members, congratulates and welcomes the Honourable Bruce Ralston as Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. AME is looking forward to working with Minister Ralston in moving forward key initiatives and priorities for the mineral exploration industry.
AME thanks Minister Michelle Mungall – now appointed to the role of Minister of Jobs, Economic Development and Competitiveness – for her leadership and support during her time as Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources and for her accomplishments in support of the mineral exploration industry in British Columbia.
Commenting on Minister Ralston’s appointment, Kendra Johnston, President and CEO for AME, said:
“We congratulate Minister Ralston on his appointment as Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. We are looking forward to working with him in promoting the value of a sustainable, socially and environmentally responsible mineral exploration industry and as the B.C. government continues to implement the actions of the Mining Jobs Task Force.
“We are also looking forward to continuing our relationship with Minister Mungall in her new role in nurturing a competitive mineral exploration industry that supports economic growth for communities in B.C.”