Copper and Fire 2018: Sarah Groves - Metalsmith

August 22, 2018 Sarah Groves is a metalsmith/jeweler working with copper, silver, gold, pearls and natural gemstones. She is returning to Copper &...

Mining Your Future TV Series - Jobs in Mining

July 6, 2013 Ever wondered what it would be like to work in the mining industry?

Thank You Department of Canadian Heritage!

May 31, 2017 The grant completed the funding of our solar installation and propane conversion project which has been a highlight of our year.

Going Solar - Finally!

May 30, 2017 One of the Green Team's 'big ideas' has finally been completed - one that could see our greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduced by abo...

Rethink: It has been a Long Time Coming

March 24th, 2017 Find out about all the new projects happening at the Museum that will benefit the world around us!

Carpool Conversations: What is Relevancy?

March 17, 2017 A few of us commute from Vancouver to Britannia every day. On some of those days, the conversations regarding the exhibits, the prog...

We've got Worms!

November 1st, 2016 The Museum has worms! Find out about how worms are helping reduce the Museum's environmental footprint.

Beneath the Surface: The Story Behind the Exhibit

April 14th, 2016 Water, arguably is our most precious resource. To understand the full-importance of water, we need to look beneath the surface.

Juan de Fuca's Volcanic Legacy

January 22, 2016 Those of us who live on the Pacific Northwest know that it is a geologically dynamic place. It's not something we are generally aw...

Sea to Sky Geotour

August 24, 2015 Have you ever considered though how the beautiful mountain summits formed, or what geological hazards are managed through man's int...

Life or Lifestyle

August 11, 2015 While recently on vacation in Costa Rica I engaged in something I usually do not do – I went on a guided tour – a tour that impacte...

Kerosene Can Shingles

March 25, 2015 Back in the early years of the Britannia Mine, self-sustainability was a way of life. Not through concerns about climate change or o...