SLCC shines light on local ambassadors with new ongoing exhibit

When I first visited the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, it occurred to me that it was like an embassy, a place that attested to a dynamic culture, a place you could go for assistance and orientation when you were in a  new land, get your passport stamped... I've always loved that the frontline staff were … Continue reading SLCC shines light on local ambassadors with new ongoing exhibit

Veteran urges people who are struggling to talk about it

We say "Lest We Forget" and we mean the sacrifice that was made, but thanks to Squamish based veteran sharing his struggles recently with the Squamish Chief (see article below), we're reminded that for many people who have experienced combat, what they've gone through is impossible to forget. He urges others, and tries to remind … Continue reading Veteran urges people who are struggling to talk about it

testimonials from BC crisis line will remind you that everyone hits a low sometimes, talk it out, there is someone at the end of the line

When I visited the BC Crisis Centre's website to post some information about their call service, I was so deeply moved by these testimonials, that I wanted to share. If you recognize anything of yourself in these stories, I hope this gathers you up in the knowledge that you're not alone. Reach out. 24 hours … Continue reading testimonials from BC crisis line will remind you that everyone hits a low sometimes, talk it out, there is someone at the end of the line

Hear from indigenous tourism entrepreneurs at the Pitch Event, November 21. Free event at the SLCC

In September, the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre (SLCC) and the Whistler Centre for Sustainability (WCS) launched the Indigenous Tourism Start-up Program (ITSP), a program developed to incubate local indigenous talent, by helping entrepreneurs develop a tourism concept and business plan. Participants have taken part in interactive and classroom sessions, one-on-one mentorship, online seminars and heard from … Continue reading Hear from indigenous tourism entrepreneurs at the Pitch Event, November 21. Free event at the SLCC