Salmon Canning in B.C.
Canneries once dotted the coast line of British Columbia. Zoom in and click on each point on the interactive map to learn about a cannery. Use the list view to explore the canneries alphabetically.
The canning industry has had its ups and downs. Trace the technological innovations that transformed the industry. Investigate how local and global events influenced the industry.
How does the fish get in the can? Follow each step from tide to tin. Find out what it was like to work in a cannery and how the mechanization of the industry changed workers' jobs.