SOURCE: Geoscience BC

Geoscience BC

May 17, 2016 13:15 ET

Media Advisory: Funding Announcement Supporting Water Management, Mineral, Oil and Gas Exploration in BC

VICTORIA, BC--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) - Geoscience BC will take part in a media briefing to announce a major funding initiative by the BC government for water management, mineral, oil and gas exploration in the province.

Bill Bennett, Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister Responsible for Core Review

Dallas Smith, President and CEO of the Nanwakolas Council and Geoscience BC Director

Robin Archdekin, President and CEO, Geoscience BC

Funding announcement supporting water management, mineral, oil and gas exploration in BC

Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 9:00 a.m.

Grand Pacific Hotel. Pender Island Ballroom, 463 Belleville St, Victoria, BC

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