June 11: Annual Mine Rescue Competition

If you’re interested in watching skilled mine rescue teams showcase their techniques and face simulations of real challenges miners face every day, go to the 59th Annual Mine Rescue Competition in Yellowknife on June 11, 2016. The family-friendly event gives spectators a chance to watch teams from across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut demonstrate their mine safety techniques in various skill-testing competitions. This year, six teams from five mines will compete for the Overall Surface and Overall Underground Trophies.