Environmental Assessment (EA) Reviewable Projects Regulation

Overview

The BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) released an intentions paper for a Proposed Reviewable Projects Regulation (RPR) that will support the new Environmenta… Read More

October 8, 2019

Proposed Changes to Tax Treatment of Employee Stock Options

Overview

As part of the federal budget process, the federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled a Notice of Ways and Means Motion in the House of Commons on stock options on June 17… Read More

An AME Study: The Impacts of Mineral Exploration to British Columbia

AME commissioned a study of the economic impacts of mineral exploration to British Columbia, including communities and Indigenous groups across the province. The results show … Read More

September 24, 2019

President and CEO’s Message Fall 2019

President & CEO’s Message  Kendra Johnston, President & CEO, AME

It is an honour to address the AME membership through this, my first message as President and CEO. Many of … Read More

September 17, 2019

Potential Changes to the Mineral Tenure Act

Overview

The BC government has been undertaking early engagement with a number of groups including AME around possible changes to the Mineral Tenure Act. This engagement is to un… Read More

September 13, 2019

Fall 2019 Update: The South Okanagan-Similkameen Proposed National Park Reserve

Parks Canada, the BC Government and Okanagan Nation signed a high-level memorandum of understanding regarding collaborating on the South Okanagan-Similkameen proposed nati… Read More

September 11, 2019

Environmental Assessment Reviewable Projects Regulation – Intentions Paper

Opportunity for Members to Comment by October 7, 2019

The BC Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) has released an intentions paper for a Reviewable Projects Regulation (RPR) t… Read More

September 9, 2019

AME Attends 76th Annual Energy and Mines Ministers Conference

AME President and CEO Kendra Johnston and Vice President, Regulatory and Technical Policy, Rob Stevens attended the 76th annual Energy and Mines Ministers Conference to liaise … Read More

July 17, 2019

AME Comments on Forest and Range Practices Act Engagement

(Updated October 9, 2019)

Overview

This spring, the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development invited Indigenous Nations, communities… Read More

July 13, 2019

President and CEO’s Message Summer 2019

President & CEO’s Message  Edie Thome, President & CEO, AME

It has been two years since I penned my first message to you via this magazine. It’s with mixed emotions that I s… Read More

July 8, 2019

S11 Conservation and Partnership Agreements for the Southern Mountain Caribou

British Columbia is home to a population of Woodland Caribou, referred to as the Southern Mountain Caribou. Local populations extend from northern BC through east-central BC an… Read More

March 21, 2019

The Mining Jobs Task Force: Implementation Begins with Budget 2019

BC Budget 2019 was announced on February 19, 2019 and included provisions that AME has been advocating for and believes will significantly and directly benefit mineral explorer… Read More

March 14, 2019

President and CEO’s Message Spring 2019

President & CEO’s Message  Edie Thome, President & CEO, AME

Thanks to those of you who attended and helped make our 36th annual AME Roundup 2019 conference a great succes… Read More

March 1, 2019

President and CEO’s Message Winter 2018

President & CEO’s Message  Edie Thome, President & CEO, AME

With “your association, your voice” in mind, we began collecting input to update AME’s guiding document, th… Read More

November 1, 2018