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Music at the Cannery: the Finale

Our stunning volunteers! From left: Barb, Tom, Anne I., Susan, Audrey, and Anne G.

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. . . . → Read More: Music at the Cannery: the Finale

Come see us at the Fairmont YVR!

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Got an early flight to catch? Waiting to pick someone up? Your spare time at YVR Airport just became more interesting: come to the Fairmont Vancouver Airport Hotel and check out our newest exhibit!

On display through the fall, we are pleased to offer visitors and locals alike a sneak peak at the best the . . . → Read More: Come see us at the Fairmont YVR!

Serious Sockeye Strategy

Scott Moorehead sells fresh sockeye on Granville Island. (Margaret Gallagher)

So you know that there’s fresh sockeye salmon for sale, you figure it’s time to buy some…and then what? How do you choose it? Prepare it? Store it?

It’s best to get your advice from an expert. Scott Moorehead of Granville Island’s Longliner Seafood . . . → Read More: Serious Sockeye Strategy

Scrumptious Seafood: Fresh Salmon Burgers with Tarragon Mayonnaise

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It’s (almost!) Labour Day long weekend and what better way to wrap up summer than a gourmet burger filled with freshly caught salmon? Get yourself down to the Steveston Public Sales Float, then give this Bon Appetit recipe, via epicurious, a whirl!

Ingredients 1 pound skinless salmon fillet, cut into . . . → Read More: Scrumptious Seafood: Fresh Salmon Burgers with Tarragon Mayonnaise

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

Come and get your sockeye cleaned!

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If you head down to the Steveston Public Sales Float and happen to buy yourself a whole salmon -‘in the round’, as they say- stop by the Cannery to have it cleaned! We’ve got a team of experienced volunteers happy to help you out with the messy work, like gutting your fish and removing the . . . → Read More: Come and get your sockeye cleaned!

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!

Music at the Cannery: Irish Wakers

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On August 8th, Friday last, the Irish Wakers charmed at the Music at the Cannery series with Michael Burnyeat on the fiddle as a special guest.

The 2014 Music at the Cannery series has been, for the most part, graced with excellent weather. And last Friday was no exception; Irish jigs and Maritime reels . . . → Read More: Music at the Cannery: Irish Wakers

Salmon barbecue funds new teacher resource

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This past weekend, the Cannery hosted a salmon barbecue at Britannia Heritage Shipyard’s Maritime Festival. For 7 hours on Saturday and Sunday, a fantastic crew of volunteers grilled salmon, chopped veggies, and served up numerous plates of salmon burgers. The food was generously donated by Canfisco and Save-On-Foods. In addition to the Cannery’s reliable . . . → Read More: Salmon barbecue funds new teacher resource

Scrumptious Seafood: Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze

Sockeye season is open, so get yourself a fresh filet and give this simple yet scrumptious recipe from the Monterey Bay Aquarium‘s Seafood Watch a go!

Ingredients (Serves 4 to 6) 1 side of skin-on sockeye salmon, 1 1/2 to 2 pounds, pin bones removed 1/3 cup dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons lemon zest 1 . . . → Read More: Scrumptious Seafood: Broiled Sockeye Salmon with Citrus Glaze