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Published by Economics and Sociology Unit, Northern Operations Branch, Fisheries & Marine Service, Pacific Region, Dept. of the Environment in [Vancouver, B.C.] .
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  • British Columbia Packers Limited.,
  • Salmon canning industry -- British Columbia -- History.

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Statementby David J. Reid.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 87 leaves ;
Number of Pages87
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13586484M

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British Columbia's salmon industry is currently one of the province's major sources of income. Its development from a primitive fishery to a highly organized industrial operation has had many phases, one of the most significant occuring in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. In this period several technological developments freed the industry from expensive and unreliable manual labour and   Salmon Canning. SALMON CANNING in BC began on the FRASER R near NEW WESTMINSTER in , when James SYME opened the first cannery in an abandoned saltery. His operation failed, but 2 others begun in the same vicinity in succeeded in launching a permanent industry. By there were 10 canneries on the Fraser, exporting , cases of The Development of the Fraser River Salmon Canning Industry, to , Federal Department of the Environment, Location #, Richmond Archives. Richmond Heritage Inventory Phase I, ?ID= D. J. Reid, “Company mergers in the Fraser River salmon canning industry, –,” CHR, 56 (): –; Development of the Fraser River salmon canning industry, to (Can., Fisheries and Marine Service, Pacific Region report, Vancouver, ). G.

The Development of the Fraser River Salmon Canning Industry, to , Canada. Department of the Environment, Blyth, Gladys Young, Salmon Canneries: British Columbia North Coast, Oolichan Books, Lantzville, B.C.. Salmon canning in British Columbia began in on the Fraser River, and shortly after, in , on the Skeena River. Over the next years or so, some canneries were built on the coast and as many as 95 operated in a given season. Many of these were on the Fraser River--B.C.'s (and Canada's) principal salmon producer. But most were upcoast--the outlying plants--and these supported ?id=qgzFsAe-S8UC.   1 David J. Reid, The Development of the Fraser River Salmon Canning Industry, to (Vancouver: Environment Canada, Pacific Region, ), 2 Ibid. 3 Duncan A. Stacey, Sockeye &Tinplate: Technological Change in the Fraser River Canning Industry ~repa/publications/REPA working papers/WorkingPaperpdf.   The Blaine-Point Roberts fishery relied directly on the success of the Fraser River runs and local operations suffered as a result of the decline. The danger to the existence of the Fraser River sockeye salmon from overfishing was repeatedly pointed out, and this led to conservation

  Special Report on the Salmon Canning Industry of the State of Washington as Relating to the Employment of White Labor, Made by the State Commissioner of Labor, November, Ever since salmon fishing began to develop into one of the foremost industries in the State of Washington, there has been constant agitation against the employment of 58 BG STUDIES more personable than the census. The Victoria contributes have estab­ lished a strong precedent for other explorers of the Canadian city. Department of Geography, U.B.C. DAVID LEY The Development ofFraser the River Salmon Canning Industry,   Salmon Canneries: British Columbia North Coast not only gives the reader a history of the fishery, but is also replete with black-and-white photographs that illustrate the genesis of the canning industry and the many canneries that processed the valuable catch. Fast freezing of the fish and modern refrigeration have superseded the earlier   Salmon people: Coast Salish Fishing (Grades ) Long before the development of canneries, Aboriginal people fished along the banks of the Fraser River, including at the site of present- day Steveston. Using object-based inquiry, students explore the significance of fish and compare fishing and preservation methods. Cannery stories (Grades )