From Tides to Tins: Salmon Canning in BC

An online exhibit on the history of Canada’s west coast salmon canning industry from 1870 to 2017.

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Discover the history of Canada’s west coast salmon canning industry on this Virtual Museum of Canada online exhibit From Tides to Tins: Salmon Canning in BC.  Explore an interactive map and timeline of canneries active from the late 1800’s, illustrated by hundreds of archival photographs. Step into the shoes of a fictional Cannery Manager and try your hand at a role-playing game – find out if you are able to successfully build and operate your own cannery.

This online exhibit was developed with the support of the Virtual Exhibits Investment Program, Virtual Museum of Canada. 

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