Launching into the writing business: profiling the Business Start-Up program’s Jill Patrick

Originally from N’Quatqua, Jill Patrick returned home in September after an extended world walk-a-bout pursuing a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Guelph, travelling through Europe, and working as a freelance writer in England. Now home, Jill is propelled by the urge to effect change and give back, using her language and writing skills … Continue reading Launching into the writing business: profiling the Business Start-Up program’s Jill Patrick

Entrepreneurs rising: Business Start-Up program students seed new ventures

The Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Líl̓wat Stl’atl ́imc Business Start-up Program (SLSBSP) is a new program launched in early 2018 by the Whistler Centre for Sustainability (WCS)  in partnership with the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Líl̓wat Cultural Centre (SLCC). This program supports new business start-ups for locals from regional Indigenous communities including the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nation, Líl̓wat, Lower and Upper Stl’atl ́imc Nations. … Continue reading Entrepreneurs rising: Business Start-Up program students seed new ventures

Calling all food-loving dreamers: Root Ventures applications to be part of a four month long business incubator due January 8

Root Ventures: Pemberton Valley Food & Art Entrepreneur Start-up Program encourages and supports new food or art businesses through building knowledge, capacity and by providing mentorship. The program seeks to support burgeoning food and art-based ventures (non-profit organizations, businesses, solo entrepreneurs) in the Pemberton Valley (including the Pemberton and Lil’wat Nation communities) with the development … Continue reading Calling all food-loving dreamers: Root Ventures applications to be part of a four month long business incubator due January 8