Meet virtually and interact with a costumed interpreter to discover the history behind the Hudson’s Bay Company and the importance of the Fort Langley trading post. Learn how Fort Langley played a large role in Canada’s story and explore the motivations and challenges for individuals and families moving across borders to work at the fort.

Learning Objectives

  • Immigration and multiculturalism continue to shape Canadian society and identity;
  • the pursuit of valuable natural resources has played a key role in changing the land, people, and communities of Canada; and,
  • interactions between First Peoples and Europeans lead to conflict and cooperation, which continues to shape Canada’s identity.

Designed for new Canadians, this program addresses adult audiences and explores the role that immigration and multiculturalism played and continue to play in the development of Fort Langley and Canada’s story.

Booking Information

  • Book now!
  • View cost on fee page
  • Capacity: One group per time slot, maximum of 30 people per group
  • Method: A Google Meet link will be provided to you at the time of booking
  • Offered: September to June; 10:00 am - 11:00 am PST or 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm PST 
  • Language: English, with accessibility accommodations for English Language Learners
  • Please ensure that all groups have a fair chance to participate in our programs: give us at least two weeks' notice of any cancellations, so that we may offer the time slot to another group.

How the program works

  • A Parks Canada interpreter will meet your group on Google Meet and deliver a virtual interpretive program about how Fort Langley played a large role in Canada’s story.
  • After the presentation, watch a live flint and steel demonstration as a Parks Canada interpreter will make fire using basic tools.
  • At the end of the program, there will be time for a short question and answer period.

After your visit