Discovery Day

East Convention Level / Open to the Public

Sponsor(s): Teck Resources Limited

Discovery Day is an outreach event designed to educate the public about the mineral exploration industry and build awareness about the importance of minerals and metals in our everyday lives. Bring the whole family down to experience the intrigue and excitement of our industry, with interactive and educational displays that will engage both adults and children.

Join us in the Vancouver Convention Centre East, Ballroom A on Sunday, January 22 from 10 AM – 2 PM for a day of learning and fun with the following groups:

  • Yukon Dan – learn how to pan for gold
  • Stump a Geologist – bring your favourite rocks and have real geologists figure out what they are!
  • Equity Exploration – will be setting up a real exploration camp
  • Below BC – learn the everyday uses of minerals
  • Ice Age Fossil Display – the Yukon Government will showcase these cool fossils
  • Mining for Miracles – display on minerals in the medical field and Buddy the Miner
  • Britannia Mine Museum
  • Julie Cridland – author of “Arctic Journeys – Diamonds, Caribou, and Tundra”
  • Spike – Whitecaps Mascot
  • Cotton candy station
  • Popcorn station


Sunday, Jan 22 (10:00 am - 2:00 pm)


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