Teacher Appreciation Event! November 4

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The Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society will be hosting a Teacher Appreciation Event on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, from 3:30pm to 5:30pm. All teachers and student teachers are invited to join us to learn about the school programs offered at the Cannery, and to help us celebrate the launch of a new Teacher Resource . . . → Read More: Teacher Appreciation Event! November 4

March Break is just around the corner

Join the fun at Spring Break at the Cannery! Rain or shine, parents and kids will find lots to do at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery this spring break. Daily from 10 am to 5 pm a host of activities will be taking place inside. Kids can take part in maritime-related arts and crafts . . . → Read More: March Break is just around the corner

Visit the Cannery’s coho salmon eggs and watch them grow into fry

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To start this new year off, the Cannery joined a program called Salmonids in the Classroom. This Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) project usually takes place in elementary schools around the Lower Mainland. Classrooms are provided with a fish tank and the opportunity to rear salmon from the early egg stage to the . . . → Read More: Visit the Cannery’s coho salmon eggs and watch them grow into fry

Can Label Contest and Other Events

Calling all kids! Are you artistic? Are you between grades 3 and 12? Then we have a contest for you! To celebrate the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site is holding a Can Label Contest! Your winning design must fit in the space provided on the entry . . . → Read More: Can Label Contest and Other Events

New Summer Camp Tour Package

Kids With Fish

Looking for a fun summer activity? Check out the Cannery’s interactive summer camp tour package! Watch as the Canning Line comes to life! Dive into B.C. history with “A Journey Through Time!” Create your own magnets, fish hats, and canning labels! The tour package includes: • Interactive Machine Demonstration and Tour • Feature film presentation . . . → Read More: New Summer Camp Tour Package

2009 Richmond-Delta Regional Heritage Fair

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May 2nd marked the closing ceremonies of the 7th Annual Richmond-Delta Regional Heritage Fair. Judges were tasked with marking 55 projects from Richmond and Delta schools ranging from Grade 3 to Grade 10. Among the winners was Nicholas Laviolette, Gr. 4 student from Gilmore Elementary, whose project was entitled “History of Steveston & Gulf of . . . → Read More: 2009 Richmond-Delta Regional Heritage Fair

The Cannery's 2008-09 School Programs

The Cannery offers a number of fun, informative programs for school groups. All the programs take about 90 minutes and are adaptable to fit the needs and interests of your students. We also have pre-visit packages to help orient your students before their visit to the Cannery. Our school programs include: Salmon’s Journey (K-2) Social . . . → Read More: The Cannery's 2008-09 School Programs

The Cannery at the BC Fieldtrip Fair

Attention all BC teachers: the Cannery will be at the BC Fieldtrip Fair on Monday, September 29th from 3:30 to 6:30. This year’s fair will be held atop Grouse Mountain and will feature programs from over 50 parks, museums and heritage sites. There will be goodie bags and snacks, and you will have the . . . → Read More: The Cannery at the BC Fieldtrip Fair