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

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!

Music at the Cannery: the Finale

For the past few years, Music at the Cannery has been a welcome Steveston summer tradition – families, friends, and furry pals all gather on our Tank Deck to enjoy an evening of spectacular local music, by donation. This year was no different – in fact, the concerts were more popular than ever. We . . . → Read More: Music at the Cannery: the Finale

Music At The Cannery: Robert Hubele

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Robert Hubele (pronounced Hue-bell-E, like Jubilee) was the latest in our line up of talented performers for Music at the Cannery. With a cooperatively bright sun, a captivating artist, and our comfortable (almost surprisingly so) chairs out on the tank deck, the show was again a major success! We managed to draw a full house . . . → Read More: Music At The Cannery: Robert Hubele

The Cannery is getting a face lift!

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As some Steveston neighbours may have already noticed, there are sections of the Cannery building currently ‘under wraps’. The reason why, you may ask? Well, thanks to Parks Canada, our 120 year-old building is getting a fresh coat of paint! In order to do this, the existing layer of old lead paint must first . . . → Read More: The Cannery is getting a face lift!

Friday Night Jazz with Hasselbach

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Gabriel Mark Hasselbach, a multi-instrumental jazz musician, performed at the latest of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery’s Music at the Cannery series last Friday August 1st. As one might expect, the very talented JUNO award winning artist drew quite a large crowd and by 6:15, 15 minutes prior to the show’s start, all 150 seats . . . → Read More: Friday Night Jazz with Hasselbach

A Couple of Hooligans at the Cannery

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We’re not referring to those riotous young’uns running around town, but rather – a blues band called “A Couple of Hooligans”, featuring Dave Webb on the keyboard and Harpdog Brown on vocals, who performed at Music at the Cannery last Friday. Harpdog Brown is wearing a shimmery blue suit paired with baby blue oxfords. He . . . → Read More: A Couple of Hooligans at the Cannery

Try our Salmon Taste Challenge this summer!

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The Salmon Taste Challenge at the Cannery is now in full swing! Just like another famous ‘soda pop’ Taste Challenge, visitors are invited to taste two different species of canned salmon, and then select their preference. Over the past four weekends, we have conducted over 25 blind tastings with more than 250 participants! Throughout . . . → Read More: Try our Salmon Taste Challenge this summer!

The Jessica Stuart Few Strike a Chord in Steveston

All heavy clouds and murky skies, last Friday was the typical deceiving calm before the storm. Fortunately for Music at the Cannery and their performers The Jessica Stuart Few, the rain managed to hold off for the duration of the show. And good thing, too – what a shame it would have been to . . . → Read More: The Jessica Stuart Few Strike a Chord in Steveston

Summertime “Fish Tales” at the Cannery

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Have you ever considered a career as a fisherman? Whichever side of the boat you’re on, Ralph Turner, a commercial fisherman during his high school and university years, shared his amazing experiences with us on July 12 as part of our summer “Fish Tales” fishermen demo and talks series at the Gulf of Georgia . . . → Read More: Summertime “Fish Tales” at the Cannery