Price: $275 CDN per person
Each tour includes a guided deluxe motorcoach,
admission fees where applicable, meals where indicated,
taxes and gratuities. This program requires a
minimum of 13 attendee to proceed. Awards banquet
tickets for companions may be purchased at the registration
desk or through the registration form.
Sunday, August 24, 2003
Monday, August 25, 2003
Welcome to Vancouver Orientation Tour – get
acquainted with West Coast style and the beauty
of Vancouver. You will be introduced to the colorful
shopping of Robson Street, the vastness of
the Pacific Ocean at English Bay, the spectacular
beauty of Stanley Park, the scents and sounds of
bustling Chinatown, and the history of Gastown.
Lunch at “Bridges” on Granville Island
and free time to explore/shop Granville Island, home to
artists’ galleries and shops, quaint boutiques, an
amazing market, and lots of street entertainment.
Return to hotel.
Tuesday, August 26, 2003
North Shore Tour – This tour of the
North Shore of Vancouver will leave you astounded by the majestic
mountains and trees that surround the city.
Crossing the Lion’s Gate Bridge, travel to the top
of Capilano Road to Grouse Mountain where you
will be invited to boar the skyride to the “Peak
of Vancouver”. Nature walks and a fantastic film
presentation will beckon you to the top of the
mountain. Next, travel down Capilano Road to the
Capilano Suspension Bridge. Crossing the bridge,
you will have amazing views of Grouse Mountain
and the valley below. Across the bridge, interactive
nature and interpretive walks are available to
take at your leisure.
Lunch at the “Bridge House” (Capilano
Return to hotel.
Wednesday, August 27, 2003
Stanley Park Nature Tour – Experience
the wonders of Vancouver’s Stanley Park with an informative,
entertaining and multi-lingual guide.
Learn all about British Columbia’s rain forest ecosystem.
See the steam rise from the forest floor
and discover lichen, moss, fern, and flowering
plants that grow under the mantle of some of the
oldest and largest Douglas-Fir, Cedar and Hemlock
Snack and drink.
Return to hotel.
Industrial tours will take place on Thursday, August
28th, 2003. Each tour includes transportation and
lunch and is limited to a maximum number of participants.
Tours will be filled on a first-come, firstserved
Industrial Tour 1:
Cominco Trail Smelter and Refinery
Cominco Trail is the world’s largest fully-integrated
zinc and lead smelting and refining complex with
capacities of 300,000 t/a zinc and 120,000 t/a lead.
The Trail complex is also a significant producer
of silver, gold, indium, germainium, bismuth and
This tour includes a flight to Castlegar, chartered
bus and meal and requires a minimum of ten (10)
participants. Participants will be selected on a firstcome
||6:30 from Vancouver Sheraton Wall Centre entrance
||21:00 at the Vancouver Sheraton Wall Centre entrance
Industrial Tour 2:
CESL Pilot Plant and Canadian Autoparts Toyota
CESL has developed a hydrometallurgical process
for the refining of copper and/or nickel from sulphide
concentrates. The pilot plant serves to determine
the process feasibility for a given concentrate.
Canadian Autoparts Toyota employs 230 people and
produces over a million wheels per year by low
pressure die casting, TDP die casting, machining
||7:30 from Vancouver Sheraton Wall Centre entrance
||17:30 at the Vancouver Sheraton Wall Centre
For more information contact:
Kamal Adham Hatch
Sheridan Science and Technology Park
2800 Speakman Drive
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5K 2R7
Tel.: (905) 403-3877
Fax: (905) 855-8270