Canning is a character that only briefly appears in Six Days a Sacrifice.
Six Days A Sacrifice
Canning is a member of the Order of The Blessed Agonies. He is responsible for the injury of the main protagonist, Theodore DaCabe, who is then taken underground. After his bodyguard, a Trilby Clone, is killed by The Tall Man, Theodore DaCabe and Doctor Samantha Harty imprison him in a holding cell. DaCabe has a nightmare in which he kills Canning, and this links to his death in the Universe of Technology by an unknown figure, believed by many to have been The Tall Man.