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Manitou Cannery

Scale drawing of Manitou Cannery.

Fire plan for the Manitou Cannery complex with buildings and water sources, 1923. Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society Archives G2009.016 Plan 26


52°51’15.1″N 127°03’13.0″W

  • Built in 1907 by Dawson & Buttimer on the Dean Channel opposite Kimsquit
  • Poor revenues were blamed on the depletion of the sockeye salmon runs
  • Purchased by the Canadian Fishing Co. in 1925 and dismantled shortly after
  • Lumber from the buildings and wharves were used to build Tallheo Cannery