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Tulloch-Western Cannery

Portion of a newspaper article with the title "Salmon with a Strike Relief Label" and a photo of male workers in a cannery

The Tulloch-Western cannery on the Vancouver waterfront canned as an independent company during the 1959 UFAWU strike, and sold the cans in support of the strike efforts. Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society Archives (the Fisherman Newspaper)

1946 – unknown date

49°17’33.1″N 123°03’18.1″W

  • Built in 1946 and operated in Vancouver by an independent company, Tulloch-Western
  • Canned salmon during the 1959 general strike when fishers were prevented by the government from selling their fish at the docks
  • During the strike, the canned salmon from this plant had a “Strike Relief” label