Canadian Fishing Company

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Canadian Fishing Company

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The Canadian Fishing Company was established in 1905 in Vancouver to supply halibut to the New England Fish Company and other distributing companies. Canfisco began to can salmon in 1918 and this operation soon became its primary activity. In 1945 the Company became a major producer in the herring and pilchard industry through its acquisition of the Nootka-Banfield Company and its associated operations.


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