Cannery Farmers’ Market starts Sunday!

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The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society is pleased to present the all-new Cannery Farmers’ Market, beginning this Sunday, October 5. Steveston’s own Miss BC, Taylor Scott will be here to cut our ribbon at 10am sharp to kick-off the market, which will be held every other Sunday until April 26 (check for all market . . . → Read More: Cannery Farmers’ Market starts Sunday!

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

Are you a foodie who likes to work with people?

The Cannery is looking for volunteers to help us with exciting new summer programming! Visitor Services Volunteer Working under the supervision of the Public Programs Manager and the Volunteer Coordinator, the Visitor Services Volunteer will have the opportunity to meet people from around the world and to bring the history of BC’s fishing industry to . . . → Read More: Are you a foodie who likes to work with people?

Fishermen’s Memorial Service

Today, April 28th, is the National Day of Mourning. Every year the community of Steveston gathers at the Fishermen’s Net Needle Memorial in Garry Point Park to recognize the numerous fishermen who have lost their lives doing their jobs. As the memorial can be seen both on land and from water, it acts as . . . → Read More: Fishermen’s Memorial Service

Thank you, Cannery volunteers!

‘Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in.’        -Marjorie Moore April 6th-12th is National Volunteer Week and the perfect time to say how much we appreciate everything our dedicated team does . . . → Read More: Thank you, Cannery volunteers!

Fishermen Helping Kids with Cancer 2013

This third annual herring sale hosted by fishermen takes place at the south end of Trites Road in Steveston, Richmond, BC (12740 Trites Road) on November 30th, from 7am until every fish is sold. A 20-pound bag of herring sells for $10, cash only. The 2011 and 2012 herring sales raised a combined total . . . → Read More: Fishermen Helping Kids with Cancer 2013

Zombie Preparedness at the Cannery: V

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Stock up for the spookiest night of the year with a trick and a treat! This Halloween means the end of our Zombie Preparedness series, but we hope you have all learned something valuable. The trick this week is a brute-force smasher. The tiller is disguised as a part of a boat: you would need . . . → Read More: Zombie Preparedness at the Cannery: V

Zombie Preparedness at the Cannery: IV

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This week we have a selection of brute-force weaponry for not-so-subtle zombie defence. These artefacts require a fair amount of body strength for successful wielding against the undead, but as we all know, any zombie just needs a good smack to the head to stop pestering you for brains. If worst comes to worst, you . . . → Read More: Zombie Preparedness at the Cannery: IV

Zombie Preparedness at the Cannery: III

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When the inevitable undead apocalypse occurs, and after you have found somewhere to hunker down, you may perhaps want to make some excursions. This week we are increasing the selection of impromptu weaponry that can be used to defend oneself in the presence of the living dead. Similar to last week’s peugh, the Cannery also . . . → Read More: Zombie Preparedness at the Cannery: III

Zombie Preparedness at the Cannery: II

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In a continuation of our Zombie Preparedness series, the next few posts will be all about impromptu weaponry. Some of our handy artefacts will make you an intimidating zombie fighter when the time comes. It is important to know how to defend yourself against zombies. They can be neutralized only by severely damaging their brains, . . . → Read More: Zombie Preparedness at the Cannery: II