External Events

Highland Valley Copper Mine Tours

During the summer of 2018, Highland Valley Copper is offering Free Public Tours on Wednesdays at 10 am. This program will run from May through September 2018. Please note that pre-booking is required.

Highland Valley Copper Open House

Come celebrate the 32nd Anniversary of Highland Valley Copper at their family fun event!

Port of Vancouver Pacific Coast Terminals Open House

Join the Port of Vancouver at the Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) Open House on Saturday, June 30. Get a behind-the-scenes look at port operations, enjoy entertainment, live music, and more!

Resources for Future Generations Conference

Coming this month is the inaugural Resources for Future Generations (RFG) conference in Vancouver. RFG is an international conference that brings together geoscientists, engineers, social scientists, and policy experts to develop ideas about how to meet the resource demands of the future. Teacher and public events are offered in conjunction with the main RFG conference and are detailed below.

The 2018 Fraser River Gold Panning Championships

The 2018 Fraser River Gold Panning Championships

MineralsEd partner, Yukon Dan, will be hosting the 2018 Gold Panning Championships, August 16th - August 19th! There are so many gold panning related activities to participate in, get the scoop on Yukon Dan`s website!


Visit Barkerville!

Learn about life in a thriving mining town in BC’s early days and first gold rush. With a unique streetscape of 125+ heritage buildings, authentic displays, satellite museums, restaurants, shops and accommodations there is so much to explore!