Checking In: Learn to Fish

For the seventh consecutive year, Highland Valley Copper (HVC) partnered with the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC to host their Learn to Fish Program for employees’ children and grandchildren. 

The educational initiative, which this year was held in partnership with the District of Logan Lake, aims to introduce youth to recreational fishing through a half-day course. 

Children learned about fish identification and biology, habitat and conservation, knot tying, proper fish-handling techniques, casting, retrieving, and the basics of how, when and where to catch fish in fresh water.

In addition to hosting the program for employees, in recent years HVC has extended the opportunity to participate to local community youth, as well as supporting more than 100 Learn to Fish programs throughout B.C.’s Interior, offered through provincial parks, regional school districts, and the Girl Guides and Scouts of Canada.

Click here for a video on the Learn to Fish Program from the Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC.


Thank You

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Many thanks to those who contributed to and participated in this issue of Connect:

Catherine Adair, Community Relations Leader, Trail Operations; Ken Andersen, Mine Technical Supervisor, Highland Valley Copper; Mohammad Babaei, Senior Technical Analyst, IS+T Operational Technology, Line Creek Operations; Marsha Bradcoe (retired), Haul Truck Driver, Fording River Operations; Barbara Brice, Senior Human Resources Generalist, Pend Oreille Mine; Pamela Chait, Manager, Corporate Affairs, Santiago office; Rebecca Edwards, Communications Coordinator, Sparwood office; Francisca Gregorio, Communications Specialist, Corporate Affairs, Santiago office; Gord Kavaloff, Senior Reliability Specialist, Trail Operations; Hadden Kelloway, Blaster, Elkview Operations; Brian Kennedy, Project Director, Project Development and Engineering, Vancouver office; Peter Martell, Superintendent, Environment and Community Affairs, Highland Valley Copper; Cole Massaro, Equipment Operator, Greenhills Operations; Anna Mihalj, Technician, Mining, Engineering, Greenhills Operations; Nic Milligan, Manager, Social Responsibility, Sparwood office; Rick Plovie, Support Equipment Planner, Highland Valley Copper; Marisol Reategui, Executive Assistant, Exploartion (Americas), Surco office; Mark Richards, Manager, Mining Technology, Applied Research and Technology; Jacqui Schneider, Senior Community Affairs Officer, Highland Valley Copper; Herman Urrejola, Manager, Social Responsibility, Santiago office; Fritz Westlake, Community Relations Coordinator, Public Relations, Red Dog Operations; Richard Weymark, Dam Construction Manager, Highland Valley Copper; Alexa Young, Manager, Federal Government Affairs, Vancouver office

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Sebastian Malagueño, Plant Manager, Quebrada Blanca Operations


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