Gold panning – it played a significant role in the formation of our province, but for the people actually following the gold rushes, it was far more likely to be a bust. This program gives a nod to the significance of the rushes, while also bringing in the realities faced by those prospectors – realities partially experienced through the challenges of panning.
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