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Mining for Miracles: Pie Throw Competition

May through June 14

The Pie Throw is Mining for Miracles’ signature fundraising event where industry leaders from across BC compete to raise funds for sick kids and earn the right to deliver a pie to the competition. The current campaign seeks to raise $3.5 Million for the Precision Health Initiative (PHI) at BC Children’s Hospital.

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MineralsEd: BC Mining Month Community Fair

May 10, 2023

MineralsEd, along with geoscience organizations and mining and exploration companies, present exhibits, demonstrations, and activities for students about BC’s geology, mineral resources, mining, and geoscience.

Where: Creekside Community Recreation Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, BC

For more information: Mining Month Community Fair Facebook Event

Association for Mineral Exploration: 28th Annual Charity Golf Tournament

May 12, 2023

A classic Texas Scramble, this golf tournament and banquet is for golfers of all levels and will raise funds for the BC Mental Health Foundation.

Where: University Golf Club, Vancouver, BC

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BC Lapidary Society: Rock and Gem Show

May 12-14, 2023

The Gem Show features dealers, demonstrators, club exhibits, displays, “spin and win,” grab bags, gold panning and fun for the whole family!

Where: Chilliwack Heritage Park, 44140 Luckakuck Way, Chilliwack, BC

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Government of British Columbia: 61st Annual Mine Safety Awards

May 15, 2023

The Mine Safety Awards were established in 1961 by the province to recognize the safety record of mines in this province. Each year, these awards honour mining operations for their safety accomplishments in the previous calendar year.

Where: Victoria, BC

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Greater Vancouver Board of Trade: Mining Association of BC – Unlocking BC’s Critical Minerals Potential

May 16, 2023

Michael Goehring, President and CEO of MABC, makes his annual address to the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and the BC Business Community.

Where: Fairmount Waterfront Hotel, Vancouver, BC

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Surrey Board of Trade: BC’s Natural Resource Industries – LNG, Mining and Forestry

May 18, 2023

Michael Goehring, President and CEO of MABC joins other experts from the LNG and forestry sectors for a discussion on the state of their industries and how these industries interconnect. The panelists will be joined by the Honourable Josie Osborne, Minister of Energy, Mines, and Low Carbon Innovation, who will provide an update on the goals and priorities of her ministry.

Where: Sheraton Guildford Hotel, 15269 104 Avenue, Surrey, BC

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Britannia Mine Museum, Dig Days

May 20, 2023

A family friendly at a Canadian National Historic Site that focuses on the real world application of geosciences. Dig Day will include a range of temporary displays, hands-on activities, and an opportunity to connect with professionals.

Where: 150 Copper Drive, Britannia Beach, just north of Vancouver

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Princeton, BC Mining Days

May 25, 2023

Join the residents of Princeton, BC as they celebrate Mining Day. A community fair follows tours of the Copper Mountain Mine.

Where: Princeton, BC

For more information: (604) 682 2992

Sparwood Chamber of Commerce, Mining Month Barbeque

May 25, 2023

Join the Sparwood Chamber of Commerce for a Mining Month Barbeque from noon to 1:00pm.

Where: Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Centre, 141 A Aspen Dr, Sparwood, BC

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Kamloops Exploration Group: Storytime and Explore

May 27, 2023

Join the Kamloops Exploration Group for an interactive Storytime, followed by hands-on displays and activities exploring rocks and minerals. For ages 3-5, between 10:30 and 2:00 pm.

Where: North Kamloops Library – 693 Tranquille Road, Kamloops, BC

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Minerals North: “Dig Deep 2023” Conference and Trade Show

May 31 to June 2, 2023

Annual Mineral exploration trade show featuring mine tours, keynotes speakers, mining and exploration project reports and much more.

Where: West Fraser Centre, Arena 2, 330 Vaughan Street, Quesnel, BC

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