Fishing the West Coast Photo Contest 2014

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Fishing the West Coast, the Cannery’s annual photo contest, is now accepting entries! Send us your photos (maximum of 10 per person) taken in 2014 that relate to fishing or the Cannery. This year, the grand prize is $300 from G&F Financial Group! Photos may be submitted in either 8×10 prints (our preference), high-resolution . . . → Read More: Fishing the West Coast Photo Contest 2014

We have a winner!

Congratulations to Tavis Nordstrom, winner to of our 2013 Fishing of the West Coast Photo Contest! ‘Posting up in Neville’ caught the eyes of visitors, Flickr viewers and staff alike. Tavis wins the grand prize of $300 from G&F Financial Group. A big thank you to all entrants for your stunning photographs! Keep your camera . . . → Read More: We have a winner!

Spring Break and Easter at the Cannery

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The Cannery has a number of exciting events in store for Spring Break and Easter 2013! Spring Break Titanium Chef: Have you ever heard of the classic TV show The Iron Chef? Come by the Cannery to experience something similar. The Cannery’s Titanium Chef needs your help! As he only has a few minutes to . . . → Read More: Spring Break and Easter at the Cannery

2013 Sustainable Living Leadership Program

The Sustainable Living Leadership Program has been deemed “a trip of a lifetime.” Created as a way to develop awareness about the Fraser River and its ecosystems, the field course invites interested environmentalists, ages 19 to 35, to apply. Running for three weeks, from August 1st to 25th, participants will leave the Fraser River’s headwaters . . . → Read More: 2013 Sustainable Living Leadership Program

Music at the Cannery, Festival of Trees, and So Ho Ho Much More…

Santa has come and gone from Steveston, but this does not mean the Cannery is shy of festive things to do this season! Let me remind you of what is in store over the next couple of weeks: Winter Music Night at the Cannery, featuring The Honeyflowers, will be on Saturday, December 8th inside . . . → Read More: Music at the Cannery, Festival of Trees, and So Ho Ho Much More…

Festival of Trees 2012 – Dec. 1st to Dec. 23rd

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Are you looking for something festive to do with the whole family leading up to Christmas? Come down the Gulf of Georgia Cannery and enjoy the Festival of Trees. Running from December 1st to December 23rd, this event is guaranteed to warm your heart and tickle your holiday spirit! Participating members from the Steveston . . . → Read More: Festival of Trees 2012 – Dec. 1st to Dec. 23rd

Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise™ Chowder Chowdown

Twelve top Ocean Wise chefs compete head-to-head in Vancouver and Toronto for the title of 2012 Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown Champion. Taste 12 delectable original chowders, paired with craft beer, and vote for your favourite, all in support of sustainable seafood. To learn more about ticket purchases and the competing chefs, please refer to . . . → Read More: Vancouver Aquarium’s Ocean Wise™ Chowder Chowdown

Fun things to do when it rains!

The rain is back! We have been pretty lucky with fantastic weather over the past three months, not to mention the driest September on record since two years after the Cannery was built in 1894. I’m guessing the lot of you, if you’re anything like me, have forgotten what it is like to return . . . → Read More: Fun things to do when it rains!

Super fun September – what’s happening at the cannery this month

There is so much hustle and bustle around the Cannery these days, one might think it’s Christmas! In actuality, we are preparing for a variety of fun things taking place this month, and we think you should come out and enjoy them with us! Here is what is happening: Fishing the West Coast Photo . . . → Read More: Super fun September – what’s happening at the cannery this month

Farm-to-Ship Sail aboard the schooner Adventuress

Sound Experience, a nonprofit organization, is introducing a Farm-to-Ship Family Sail aboard Puget Sound’s environmental tall ship, the Adventuress, a 99 year-old historic schooner. The family-friendly trip, which is open to ages 8 and up, sails out of Friday Harbor for three days and two nights, August 17-19. A special feature of this overnight . . . → Read More: Farm-to-Ship Sail aboard the schooner Adventuress