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 understand various perspectives and concerns with the Act and to support...

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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 national park reserve on July 2, 2019 The MOU follows 17 years of discussions...

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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) that will support the new Environmental Assessment (EA) Act The Act was...

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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 with senior government officials and mineral industry associations from...

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July 17, 2019

AME Comments on Forest and Range Practices Act Engagement

This spring, the BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development invited Indigenous Nations, communities, industry stakeholders and the public to offer their perspectives on the sustainable management of BC’s...

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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 share that this will be the last from me as president and...

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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 and down to into the Kootenays A number of the local populations,...

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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 explorers active in BC The provisions included in Budget 2019 are just the...

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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 success! The hard work and dedication of our volunteers and staff...

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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, the Strategic Plan, at Roundup 2018 We collected your...

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November 1, 2018