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Friday, Sep 30th, 2005

The society had numerous projects on the go during the summer of 2005, as we drive towards establishing the NWT's mining museum. 

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Thursday, Jun 30th, 2005

The society had numerous projects on the go during the spring of 2005, as we drive towards establishing the NWT's long-awaited mining museum. 

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Wednesday, Mar 30th, 2005

This update covers our society's activities between January and March of 2005. Naturally, the winter months prevent outdoor activities, but in the meantime work continues in the planning, promotion, and organization process of creating our mining museum. 

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Thursday, Dec 30th, 2004

This update covers our society's activities between October and December of 2004. Winter came early to the north this year with major snow falls in September so this put an end to some of our outdoor activities.

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Sunday, Aug 1st, 2004

The Society had a busy summer, in part due to the fact that both Giant and Con Mines were shutting down and starting there clean up process. We were busy doing equipment and artifact acquisition at the mine sites and some on-site building repairs at the A Shaft Area. We hope everybody noticed the big sign on the Giant Mine recreation hall, proclaiming the future site of the N.W.T.

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Wednesday, Jun 30th, 2004

Spring 2004 came to Yellowknife very slowly weather wise, leaving many members of our Society wondering if summer would ever arrive. But as soon as the spring thaw came, work was underway to accomplish our workplan.

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Monday, Mar 1st, 2004

The NWT Mining Heritage Society has been quite busy in the pursuit of a mining museum at the Giant Mine site. Events focused around raising public awareness about the need to develop such a facility. Actual planning for what our museum will look like and how we should go about raising the money to achieve our goals has also been taking place.

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Monday, Dec 1st, 2003

A board meeting was held on Thursday, September 18th 2003, and the second Annual General Meeting took place Thursday, October 16th 2003.

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Saturday, Aug 30th, 2003

A Board meeting was held on Thursday, August 21st 2003. The following was reported:

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Wednesday, Jul 30th, 2003

Yellowknife lost another piece of its heritage on July 16th, when the Burn's Meat Warehouse, located at Con Camp, burned down. It is believed to have been the act of vandals. Although the structure was destined to be demolished later this summer, it is sad to think that it had to go in such a fashion.

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