Experience the history of Canada’s West Coast fishing industry and learn about the significance of the canning industry and the village of Steveston with a visit to the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site. Guided tours of the historic salmon canning line include a lesson on the technology and the people who worked in this booming industry at the turn of the 20th century. Groups both local and from afar will enjoy exploring their connections to our West Coast fishing history (60-90 minutes). Please note that we require at least two weeks’ notice to arrange bookings.
English Language Learners-ELL
Visit our Parks Canada National Historic Site and learn about how the salmon canneries on Canada’s West Coast are an important part of our history. Students will learn about the salmon life-cycle, tour the historic salmon canning line, and learn about people who immigrated here from all over the world to work in this industry. Tours are interactive and can be adapted to various English language levels. (60-90 minutes)
Our Visitor Services Coordinator will work with the needs and interests of your group. Past special interest groups have included post-secondary groups, seniors’ tours, conference groups, corporate, leisure, special needs, and more. (60-90 minutes)