Donors

Of the Museum


Donations of all types are important to the Museum. The Britannia Mine Museum Society is the governing body of the Museum and is a registered charity with Revenue Canada.

Our donors contribute in different ways but all of our donors tell us that they value the relationship they have with the Museum and that they are proud to have their name associated with us. They say that they appreciate the quality of what the Museum delivers to our schools and general public.

We gratefully acknowledge contributions from the following individuals, businesses and organizations for their financial and in-kind donations towards our operations as well as our sponsors for special events and exhibits. This donations listing is updated quarterly. Our Annual Report will list all donations regardless of amount.

Please note - this list is updated quarterly and represents donations from the last 15 months.

Donations or Sponsorships- $50,000 plus
Taicheng Development Corporation
Robert A. Dickinson

Donations or Sponsorships - $2500 plus
JDS Energy & Mining Inc
– commissioning and donating 16 new train wheels

Lynum Progressive Industries
– for IPads/covers, a commercial pressure washer, and boxes of copier paper

Mount Polley Mining Corp
– for a benchtop flotation machine for the upgrading of our froth flotation demonstration

BC/Yukon Branch of the Canadian Mineral Processors
– for the donation of $5000 for the upgrade of our froth flotation demonstration (2013)
– for the donation of $2500 towards our visitor evaluation project (2015)

Finning – Sponsor – Family Fun Day. Mining Week 2013 & Mining Week 2014

Orica – Sponsor - Family Fun Day. Mining Week 2013

United Way

William Matheson - bequest

Donations or Sponsorships of $100 plus-
Ledford Lilley; Sue Morhun; Lena Brommeland; Russell Finch; Gordon Emery; Gary Giroux; Eveyln Kihi; Elizabeth Bogle; Jeremy Haile; George Gorzynski; Ernie and Lynn Ledgerwood; Norma Kindree; Terry Thiessen; Hamilton Hall soles; Sandy Laird; Barbara Bogle; Gavin Marshall; Linda Claire Bennett.

Outotec
– for the donation of benches for the upgrade of our froth flotation demonstration

Boart Longyear
– for the donation of parts to repair our tour demonstration stoper drill

TALIK Industrial Services Inc
– for the donation of time and expertise to repair our tour demonstration stoper drill

Smithers Exploration Group
– for mineral testing and exploration supplies to support our earth science school programs

AMEC
– for the donation of golf umbrellas

Westpro Machinery Inc.
– for the donation of coveralls for our Maintenance crew

Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd
– for the loan of specialized equipment and tools for tunnel screening

Quadra Chemicals
– for a lab gang stirrer for the upgrading of our froth flotation demonstration

Hatch Ltd
– for hard hats for our underground visitors

Imperial Metals Corporation
– for hard hats for our underground visitors

VanPetro
– for creating thin sections of gabbro for our Minerals Unearthed classroom

Mud Bay Drilling
– for drill core for classroom activities

Brenda Dixon
– for a desk and table large enough for our staff meeting room

72hours.ca

– for the maximum non-profit discount for purchasing earthquake supplies

Special volunteer efforts worth noting:
Will Trythall and Jim Hemphill
– for volunteering their time to assist with our annual tunnel maintenance work

Doug Smith
– for volunteering vacation time to assist with our archive reorganization project

Anna Gilroy
– for volunteering time to assist with archive transcription and the uploading of photos to HistoryPin

Dave Douglas, Bob Douglas
– for volunteering their expertise and time to screen our tunnel