Front-line Staff


Abigail, Interpreter
Favourite part of my job: getting to meet people from all around the world on a daily basis and being able to share with them the history that I am passionate about.
My one superpower would be: flying!
I speak: English


Andrew, Interpreter
My one superpower would be: shape-shifting, so I could experience life as different people and creatures.
When I was little I wanted to be: a “comics creator,” a singer, and an actor.
I speak: English, French, and little bit of html.


Anna, Interpreter
Favourite part of my job: doing tours for kids!
When I was little I wanted to be: An animalologist (I didn’t accept the term “zoologist”)
I speak: English.


D’Arcy, Interpreter
My one superpower would be: instant translocation.
When I was little I wanted to be: a rockstar.
I speak: English, French, and a tiny bit of Spanish.


Devin, Senior Interpreter
I’m inspired by: cannery butchers.
Favourite part of my job: learning and talking about history.
I speak: English and French.


Elizabeth, Cannery Store sales associate
Best part of my job: meeting with and talking to customers.
I love trying out different restaurants around Richmond, especially sushi!
I speak: English, Filipino, and Mandarin.


Ishan, Interpreter
My guilty pleasure is: math.
No matter how much I try, I can’t stop: watching re-runs of “America’s Funniest Home Videos.”
I speak: English and French.


Kitty,  Interpreter
My one superpower would be: adoptive muscle memory – the ability to replicate any physical action after seeing it performed
When I was little I wanted to be: a dolphin trainer.
I speak: English, Cantonese, Mandarin and some Japanese.


Lynne, Cannery Store sales associate
My passion is the cannery store…I love seeing positive sales result from good merchandising (so keep your hands off my displays).
I love the site and still enjoy giving a public tour.
No matter how hard I try I can’t stop: asking Mark to name that tune!!!


Mark, Senior Interpreter
I’m inspired by: people and music!
No matter how much I try, I can’t stop: eating until it hurts!
I speak: English.


Mary, Interpreter
My one superpower would be: regenerative body parts, like a starfish.
No matter how much I try, I can’t stop: spewing facts about salmon to everyone I meet.
I speak: English, French, Mandarin and hints of Japanese.


Quinnie, Interpreter
When I was little, I wanted to be: Bill Nye the Science Guy.
No matter how much I try, I can’t stop: eating Reese’s chocolates.
I speak: English and Cantonese.


Roberta, Senior Interpreter
Favourite part of my job: sharing the Gulf of Georgia Cannery’s history with people from all walks of life.
My favourite song is: The Zunaka song from the KwaKwakuwak people.
I speak: English, a little French, and a little Halkomelem.