Consultation

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The process of discussing mining sequence activities with individuals or communities who may be or will be affected by the activity is known as consultation.

Areas

The consultation phase is divided into three areas:

  1. Aboriginal Communities - contact with Aboriginal (First Nation and Métis) communities should be made and maintained throughout the mining sequence, in order to ensure that Aboriginal rights and/or treaty rights are not adversely affected
  2. Public - contact with the public should be made and maintained throughout the mining sequence, as changes to the land may influence recreational activities, raise environmental concerns or cause health or safety issues
  3. Surface Rights Holder - contact with surface rights holders should be made and maintained throughout the mining sequence, as they have a legal right to the land