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MEMPR FAQ re: time extension order

Click here for a MEMPR FAQ regarding the time extension order.

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AME Recommendations to Governments to Support Mineral Exploration as a Result of COVID-19 Outbreak

AME Recommendations to Governments to Support Mineral Exploration as a Result of COVID-19 Outbreak The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in exploration projects being postponed due to a combination of health concerns and lack of financing. AME is working with officials from both the provincial and federal governments to ensure that mineral explorers are supported during and after the outbreak. AME has submitted recommendations to both levels of government to stimulate the recovery and growth...

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Chief Gold Commissioner announcement re: COVID-19

The Chief Gold Commissioner has extended registering work requirements or registering revised expiry dates for all existing mineral and placer claims to December 31, 2021, read more here.

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Message from Front Counter re: COVID-19

KEG would like to pass on two important messages from the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. Please see below. Given the direction below from John Allan (DM of FLNRORD) to FCBC staff starting to close public offices, and asking the public to use the call center and online systems to engage with FCBC I wanted to provide an update. The NROS application system is currently using a lot of the call center and FCBC resources to deal with the issues associated with navigating the...

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Covid-19: MEMPR guidance for Mines, MinExploration, and camps

COVID-19 MEMPR

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2019 Holiday & Volunteer Social

Our Annual Holiday and Volunteer Social was a terrific evening. Close to 40 people attended all decked out in their festive attire. KEG Conference Coordinator, Jen Barter, and her family had the absolute best homemade sweaters, so they got to hit the dinner line first. We all enjoyed Spice: A Taste Of Indian Cuisine before battling it out on the bowling lanes. This years top bowler prize went to KEG Director Karen Kennedy with a high score of 156. Congratulations to the door prize winner,...

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2019 Fall Ask A Geologist

This is one of our favourite events. Each November, we team up with Kamloops Museum and Archives to host the annual event. Thank you to our volunteer geologists Robin Whiteaker, Lorne Warner and Ed Frey for identifying over 100 rocks. Thanks to KEG Director Raegan Markle for helping with hand on activities and to long time KEG volunteer Don Bouffard for bringing in some of his incredible rock collection. We saw close to 100 in attendance. Guests were able to speak with geologists and have thier...

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2019 Ab Ablett Memorial Charity Golf Tournament

We had another incredible tournament honouring a great man. The 2019 Ab Ablett Memorial Charity Golf Tournament saw 36 golfers and more for dinner. We had a putting challenge, silent auction, prizes and a wonderful dinner. The weather was beautiful and everyone had a great time. This year's benefiting charity was the Kamloops SPCA. Hayley Bennett, Manager - Community Engagement at Kamloops BC SPCA, dropped by to visit with attendees and talk about the incredible work they are doing. This...

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2019 Tech Fest

KEG took part in the 2019 Tech Fest put on by Kamloops Innovation. The theme this year was 'TECHFEST 2019 | Celebrating The Innovation Building BC’s Interior." KEG volunteer, Royanna Wild, had her incredible rock collection on display as well as the reclamation game and a video showing the innovation in mining. This was a very interesting event and sees about 500 in attendance.  

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2019 Kamloops Gem & Mineral Show

KEG took part in the IndiGem Kamloops Gem & Mineral Show August 23-25 at the McArthur Island Sports Centre. The event had something for everyone. KEG had an informative table with information about what we do along with the reclamation game. There was so much to see and do at the event and we can't wait until the next one!  

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