In Their Words : The Story of BC Packers
Label for Aviator Brand Canadian Salmon
Label for “Aviator Brand Canadian Salmon”.
City of Richmond Archives, Series 5, sub-series 4, Box 8136, file 1.
Label for Aviator Brand Canadian Salmon

We suggest that students are aware of the following information before using the site:

  • The location of Steveston, the Fraser River, and the Coast of British Columbia
  • Canneries were an integral part of a resource-based industry that attracted settlement

It may be helpful to familiarize students with the following points about using the site before they get started:

  • You can get a definition of an underlined word by clicking on the word
  • You can enlarge the photographs by clicking on them once
  • The BC Packers Company’s colours were green and orange. This is the reason why the site uses these colours.
  • The sound on the film footage is poor quality because these films are over 50 years old
  • Photographs with the video thumbnailsymbol indicate video clips
  • Photographs with the QTVR thumbnailsymbol indicate a 360° tour
  • Photographs with the audio thumbnailsymbol indicate audio clips
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