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Cumulative Resource Planning

Cumulative Resource Planning for major resource development must be given priority by Provincial and Federal Governments

  • Plans should address the cumulative effects of resource development addressing required 
investments in community services and infrastructure, future land use, economic development and diversification, protection of the environment and ensuring the sustainability of communities.
  • Plans should engage Resource Communities and First Nations impacted by resource development
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Priority be given Viability of Resource Communities

Federal and Provincial Governments policy and resource development decisions must give priority to Resource Communities and First Nation Communities

  • Resource Communities and First Nation Communities provide essential services that are integral to the success of resource 
development
  • Federal and Provincial governments must ensure that all communities are healthy, vibrant and have the capacity to provide quality services and attract a stable, skilled workforce
  • The impacts associated with resource developments must be fully mitigated giving special consideration to local sourcing of goods and services and the impact of industrial workforces and camps
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Respecting the Enviroment

Acknowledge and respect the Environment in Resource Development in BC and Canada

  • The environment must be protected and respected in resource development planning and approval processes.
  • Protection of the environment is the highest priority for Resource Communities and their citizens
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