1996

$427,881
Funds raised in 1996 were used to sustain the Mining for Miracles Fellowship and assist in the purchase of a Vitreo-Retinal Surgery Instruments – EYES, Carl Zeiss Microscope & Ceiling Mount.
Chair: 
Mike Lipkewich
Company: 
Teck Corporation
Chairman's Remarks: 
My term as Chairman for the Mining for Miracles campaign for the B.C. Children’s Hospital was a truly rewarding experience. Having had the opportunity to tour the hospital and visit with the brave little patients and see the wonderful care they receive from all the hospital staff, made me proud to play a small part of what the entire mining industry has been able to accomplish. I believe B.C.’s Children’s Hospital is a vital component in the care children in B.C. require and hope that we continue to ‘Put Smiles Back Where They Belong."

window.NREUM||(NREUM={}),__nr_require=function(n,e,t){function r(t){if(!e[t]){var o=e[t]={exports:{}};n[t][0].call(o.exports,function(e){var o=n[t][1][e];return r(o?o:e)},o,o.exports)}return e[t].exports}if("function"==typeof __nr_require)return __nr_require;for(var o=0;op;p++)u[p].apply(s,t);return s}function a(n,e){f[n]=c(n).concat(e)}function c(n){return f[n]||[]}function u(){return t(e)}var f={};return{on:a,emit:e,create:u,listeners:c,_events:f}}function r(){return{}}var o="nr@context",i=n("gos");e.exports=t()},{gos:"7eSDFh"}],ee:[function(n,e){e.exports=n("QJf3ax")},{}],3:[function(n,e){function t(n){return function(){r(n,[(new Date).getTime()].concat(i(arguments)))}}var r=n("handle"),o=n(1),i=n(2);"undefined"==typeof window.newrelic&&(newrelic=window.NREUM);var a=["setPageViewName","trackUserAction","finished","traceEvent","inlineHit","noticeError"];o(a,function(n,e){window.NREUM[e]=t("api-"+e)}),e.exports=window.NREUM},{1:12,2:13,handle:"D5DuLP"}],gos:[function(n,e){e.exports=n("7eSDFh")},{}],"7eSDFh":[function(n,e){function t(n,e,t){if(r.call(n,e))return n[e];var o=t();if(Object.defineProperty&&Object.keys)try{return Object.defineProperty(n,e,{value:o,writable:!0,enumerable:!1}),o}catch(i){}return n[e]=o,o}var r=Object.prototype.hasOwnProperty;e.exports=t},{}],D5DuLP:[function(n,e){function t(n,e,t){return r.listeners(n).length?r.emit(n,e,t):(o[n]||(o[n]=[]),void o[n].push(e))}var r=n("ee").create(),o={};e.exports=t,t.ee=r,r.q=o},{ee:"QJf3ax"}],handle:[function(n,e){e.exports=n("D5DuLP")},{}],XL7HBI:[function(n,e){function t(n){var e=typeof n;return!n||"object"!==e&&"function"!==e?-1:n===window?0:i(n,o,function(){return r++})}var r=1,o="nr@id",i=n("gos");e.exports=t},{gos:"7eSDFh"}],id:[function(n,e){e.exports=n("XL7HBI")},{}],G9z0Bl:[function(n,e){function t(){var n=v.info=NREUM.info;if(n&&n.licenseKey&&n.applicationID&&f&&f.body){c(d,function(e,t){e in n||(n[e]=t)}),v.proto="https"===l.split(":")[0]||n.sslForHttp?"https://":"http://",a("mark",["onload",i()]);var e=f.createElement("script");e.src=v.proto+n.agent,f.body.appendChild(e)}}function r(){"complete"===f.readyState&&o()}function o(){a("mark",["domContent",i()])}function i(){return(new Date).getTime()}var a=n("handle"),c=n(1),u=(n(2),window),f=u.document,s="addEventListener",p="attachEvent",l=(""+location).split("?")[0],d={beacon:"bam.nr-data.net",errorBeacon:"bam.nr-data.net",agent:"js-agent.newrelic.com/nr-536.min.js"},v=e.exports={offset:i(),origin:l,features:{}};f[s]?(f[s]("DOMContentLoaded",o,!1),u[s]("load",t,!1)):(f[p]("onreadystatechange",r),u[p]("onload",t)),a("mark",["firstbyte",i()])},{1:12,2:3,handle:"D5DuLP"}],loader:[function(n,e){e.exports=n("G9z0Bl")},{}],12:[function(n,e){function t(n,e){var t=[],o="",i=0;for(o in n)r.call(n,o)&&(t[i]=e(o,n[o]),i+=1);return t}var r=Object.prototype.hasOwnProperty;e.exports=t},{}],13:[function(n,e){function t(n,e,t){e||(e=0),"undefined"==typeof t&&(t=n?n.length:0);for(var r=-1,o=t-e||0,i=Array(0>o?0:o);++r
window.NREUM||(NREUM={}),__nr_require=function a(b,c,d){function e(f){if(!c[f]){var g=c[f]={exports:{}};b[f][0].call(g.exports,function(a){var c=b[f][1][a];return e(c?c:a)},g,g.exports,a,b,c,d)}return c[f].exports}for(var f=0;f

Mining for Miracles Fellowship

In 1995, the mining group pledged $500,000 over four years to endow a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship. The lucky recipients of this fellowship have been Dr. Elizabeth Lawlor, Dr. Sara Morrison and most recently, Dr. Colin Ross.

Dr. Elizabeth Lawlor – Solid Tumour Research in oncology
Dr. Sara Morrison – Pain measurement in low birth rate infants.

Dr. Colin Ross – Genetic research into condition where children are unable to process lypo protein which is essentially fat. Children suffering from this have very painful stomach problems and discomfort.