Beyond Vancouver

Steveston BC – a great spot for fresh fish

Both my father and brother were mechanical engineers and I have always been fascinated by machinery. Plus, having never lived in one place for more than four years, the qualities that make a place unique continue to intrigue me. In 2003, I spent time in Steveston and its cannery. The village was less developed then and life revolved around the fishing fleets. I browsed the wonderful hardware and grocery stores, and ate in local cafes with their eclectic mix of patrons Just along the river is another delightful stop: Finn’s Slough a colony grown from the sheds once used to dry fishing nets .

Next week … more about the cannery.

Published by Jo Scott-B

Exploring medieval design and fascinated by leaf patterns *Founding member of Heritage Vancouver, *Served on The City of Vancouver’s Heritage Commission *Heritage Award for her paintings of grocery stores built in Vancouver in the 1930s and earlier * Artist in Residence at Cannery in Steveston BC

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