Sunnyside Cannery

Q is for Quota

There are plenty of fish in the sea! Or are there? It looks like those fish are actually awaiting processing at the Sunnyside Cannery, BC ca. 1903-1930. Salmon, contrary to previous belief, are an exhaustible resource. Find out what is being done differently today to protect the salmon and their marine habitat. Gulf of Georgia […]

R is for Rain Barrel

A cannery building at Sunnyside Cannery, BC, ca.1903-1930, is protected from fire by the barrels lined up on the roof. Traditional cannery buildings were notorious fire hazards. Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society Archives, 1997.017.024.