Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
Lieu historique national Gulf of Georgia Cannery


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Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, in picturesque Steveston Village, stands as a representation of the historical significance of Canada's West Coast fishing industry. As one of British Columbia's few restored canneries, the Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society honours this history by sharing stories of the fishing industry and its communities through exhibitions, collections, and programs, and events.

Le lieu historique national Gulf of Georgia Cannery, situé dans le pittoresque village de Steveston, représente l’importance historique de l’industrie de la pêche sur la côte ouest du Canada. Étant l’une des rares conserveries restaurées de la Colombie-Britannique, la Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society rend hommage à cette histoire en partageant les récits de l’industrie de la pêche et de ses communautés par l’entremise d’expositions, de collections, de programmes et d’événements.

Source: Parks Canada Website (2022)


Established: 1976

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Documents
Management Documents

Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society Strategic Plan 2014-2019 (Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society, November 2013)

Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society Strategic Plan January 1, 2020-December 31, 2024 (Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society, November October 19, 2019)

Management Plan: 2002, 2011 / Plan directeur: 2002, 2011 (Parks Canada)

State of the Site Report 2010 / Rapport sur l'état du lieu 2010 (Parks Canada, 2010)

Historical Documents

A History of Refrigeration Technology in the West Coast Fishing Industry Microfiche Report Series No. 252 (Duncan Stacey, Parks Canada, 1986)

A Structural History of the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site (Duncan Stacey, Parks Canada, 1982)

Backgrounder, Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site of Canada (Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society, undated)

Early Buildings on Steveston's Cannery Row (Edward Mills and Duncan Stacey, extract from Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada Bulletin, Vol. 10 No. 1, March 1985)

Ebb & Flow: Turning Points in West Coast Fishing Industry (Kit Grauer and Shannon King, extract from Roundup, Issue 273, 2018, ©BC Museums Association)

Environmental Site Assessment, Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, Steveston, B.C. (Envirochem Special Projects Inc. for Parks Canada, March 1993)

From Tides to Tins: Stories of BC's Salmon Canneries / De la marée à la boīte : Histoires des conserveries de saumon en C.-B. (Gulf of Georgia Cannery, 2023)

Heritage Character Statement / Énoncé de valeur patrimoniale, Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site

Former Gulf of Georgia Cannery / Ancienne conserverie Gulf of Georgia (FHBRO No. 85-13, January 25, 1996, Canadian Register of Historic Places)

Herring Reduction at the Gulf of Georgia Plant, Steveston, 1940-1979 Microfiche Report Series No. 207 (Duncan Stacey, Parks Canada, 1984)

History, Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site of Canada (Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society, undated)

Photos: 1894-1930, Gulf of Georgia Cannery (Parks Canada, undated)

Race, Labour, and The Architecture of White Jobs: Chinese Labour in British Columbia's Salmon Canning Industry, 1877-1941 (©Devin Ainsworth Eeg, Master's Thesis, University of British Columbia, May 2017)

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery 1894-1926: A Business History of the Plant Prior to the Canadian Fishing Company Takeover Gulf of Georgia History Project: Background Papers on Business and Social Themes (Jamie Morton, Parks Canada, March 1992)

The history to keep (Department of Fisheries and Oceans, extract from Pacific Tidings, Vol. 6 No. 3, 1993)

Xplorers / Xplorateurs(Parks Canada)

Xplorers: Endangered Southern Resident Killer Whale / Xplorateurs: L'épaulard résident du sud, une espèce menacée (Parks Canada)

Videos

Ebb and Flow: Turning Points in the History of West Coast Fishing (Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society, 2018)



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Last Updated: 12-Jan-2024