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Cannery exhibit focuses on labour in the West Coast fishing industry

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site welcomes its new feature exhibit Solidarity on Ships and Shore: Organizing the West Coast Fishing Industry.

The exhibit examines the fascinating history of the men and women who fought to improve conditions in the West Coast fishing industry.  Sponsored by WorkSafe BC, the exhibit shows daily to Spring 2015.

The Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site of Canada is operated by the non-profit Gulf of Georgia Cannery Society, on behalf of Parks Canada. It’s located at 12138 Fourth Ave.

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