First Nations, gov’t sign Kemess mine deal

First Nations, gov’t sign Kemess mine deal

A major hurdle to a major gold mine was cleared on Thursday - in fact three hurdles.

The Tsay Keh Dene, Takla Lake and Kwadacha First Nations all announced their support for the Kemess Underground Mine and a revenue deal with the provincial government to prove it.

As municipalities collect annual income from industrial activities within their town borders, these three First Nations will receive regular income from this proposed mine. It was considered one of the final obstacles to getting the Kemess project to the starting line.

- See more at: http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com/news/local-news/first-nations-gov-t-sign-kemess-mine-deal-1.14432495#sthash.twcOFKX5.dpuf

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