For Immediate Release
June 6, 2022
Media Statement on the Consent Based Decision-Making Agreement Between the Tahltan Central Government and BC Government
Vancouver, BC – Michael Goehring, President and CEO of the Mining Association of British Columbia (MABC) made the following statement on the Consent Based Decision-Making Agreement between the Tahltan Central Government and BC Government announced today:
“The agreement between the Tahltan Central Government and the provincial government is an important step forward in advancing reconciliation and supporting the development of Skeena Resource’s Eskay Creek Revitalization Project. MABC congratulates both parties on reaching this historic Government to Government agreement,” said Michael Goehring, President and CEO of MABC. “Timely, predictable environmental assessment and permitting processes that support responsible mining are critical for attracting investment and advancing development projects through to mining operations.”
About the Mining Association of British Columbia:
MABC is the voice of the British Columbia’s steelmaking coal, metal and mineral producers, smelters, and advanced development companies. Our industry benefits all British Columbians and supports more than 35,000 jobs and over 3,700 small, medium, and indigenous affiliated businesses in every corner of the province through an annual spend of nearly $3 billion on goods and services. Our members’ products have among the lowest carbon footprints globally and are helping the world transition to a cleaner, low-carbon future; safely, responsibly, and sustainably.
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