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!

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

Workers of the World, Unite!

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A belated happy International Workers’ Day! We at the Cannery celebrated the day with the opening of our newest feature exhibit Solidary on Ships and Shore – Organizing the West Coast Fishing Industry. Our opening reception, one of our annual membership events, recognized our many generous sponsors and featured a performance by the aptly named . . . → Read More: Workers of the World, Unite!

Steveston Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market – Winter 2013-2014

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This Sunday, December 15th is the last Winter Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market of 2013! So grab your shopping bags, come down to the Cannery, and load up on all sorts of goodies, holiday treats, fun gifts and stocking stuffers. The market promises to be full of holiday cheer and an increase in vendors to . . . → Read More: Steveston Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market – Winter 2013-2014

Christmas at the Cannery 2013

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The Cannery will be full of festive cheer this holiday season. The Festival of Trees returns on December 1st and continues until Dec 23rd. Stop by to vote for your favourite tree! With each vote, a donation will be made to the Richmond Food Bank. Also on December 1st, Santa will be receiving . . . → Read More: Christmas at the Cannery 2013

Join us for Culture Days at the Cannery!

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Culture Days is a national event honouring Canada’s cultural establishments. This is a three-day doors-open event inviting the general public to learn more about the arts and cultural centres in their communities. The fourth annual Culture Days weekend will take place September 27, 28 and 29, 2013, and will feature thousands of free, hands-on, . . . → Read More: Join us for Culture Days at the Cannery!

BC Day Five: Five Wild And Wonderful Facts You May Not Have Known About Local History

It’s the first Monday of the month, and while for some this means returning to work (with stat pay!), it also gives us a chance to reflect upon where this modern province of ours has come from. This particular Monday, in fact, marks the 41st annual BC Day, a civic holiday “dedicated to the . . . → Read More: BC Day Five: Five Wild And Wonderful Facts You May Not Have Known About Local History

Canada Day weekend at the Cannery!

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There are plenty of reasons to celebrate Canada Day in Steveston: The Salmon Festival FREE admission to the Cannery a performance by Kumbana Marimba in front of the Cannery Don’t forget to look for the Cannery’s float in the Canada Day Parade! On Saturday and Sunday, the Cannery will also be offering special tours: . . . → Read More: Canada Day weekend at the Cannery!

Half-price admission to the Cannery!

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From now until Thursday, you can take advantage of the Cannery’s Living Social deal! The following options are available: $7 ($16 value) for two adult admissions $4 ($8 value) for one adult admission $10 ($20 value) for admission for two adults and two kids Click here to purchase the deal. . . . → Read More: Half-price admission to the Cannery!

Ryoshi Opens at the Cannery – June 9th

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Steveston has long been the heart of the fishing industry in BC and it is therefore a fitting host for the exhibit Ryoshi – Nikkei Fishermen of the BC Coast. Opening to the public June 9 at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, the exhibit examines the many contributions Japanese Canadians have . . . → Read More: Ryoshi Opens at the Cannery – June 9th