Government-Industry Forum

West Convention Centre / All Passes Welcome
Speaker(s): Hon. Wally Schumann Hon. George Heyman Hon. Scott Fraser Hon. Doug Donaldson Hon. Ranj Pillai Kim Rudd Diane Nicolson Edie Thome
Chair(s): Edie Thome, AME President & CEO

This forum will provide a platform for elected officials to address the areas of specific interest to AME’s members and mineral explorers in British Columbia and Canada. Each panelist will have a 15-minute opportunity to introduce their Ministry’s mandate and views on mineral exploration and development. This will be followed by a 20-minute facilitated question and answer period between panelists and the audience of Roundup conference delegates. Each panelist will then close with 5-minute remarks.

Panelists include:

  • Kim Rudd, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources Canada
  • Hon. Ranj Pillai, Deputy Premier & Minister, Yukon Ministry of Energy, Mines and Resources
  • Hon. Doug Donaldson, BC Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
  • Hon. Scott Fraser, BC Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
  • Hon. George Heyman, BC Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
  • Hon. Wally Schumann, Northwest Territories Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment and Minister of Infrastructure

 

 

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Monday, Jan 22 (2:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

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Time Topic Speaker
2:00 PM Introductions and Safety Moment Edie Thome
2:05 PM Welcoming Remarks - Federal Government Kim Rudd
2:15 PM Yukon Ministry of Energy, Mines and Resources Hon. Ranj Pillai
2:30 PM BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Hon. Doug Donaldson
2:45 PM BC Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Hon. Scott Fraser
3:00 PM BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy Hon. George Heyman
3:15 PM NWT Ministry of Mines Hon. Wally Schumann
3:30 PM Facilitated Question Period
3:45 PM Panelists Closing Remarks
4:05 PM Thank You and Closing Remarks Diane Nicolson