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

Resilience and the Mysterious Morel Mushroom

Dawn Johnson shared this post earlier last month over at the new local website Traced Elements, where a host of food-loving folk are sharing the ways in which food (growing it, cooking it, foraging for it, sharing it…) grounds and empowers them. Where there's enough cross-over between the topic covered and The Wellness Almanac, we're reposting here. It … Continue reading Resilience and the Mysterious Morel Mushroom

Move over TED. Redx Talks are here. And their founder, Cowboy Smithx is speaking at the SLCC, March 28

Founded two years ago, REDx promotes stories of Resilience and Empowerment, while facilitating Discourse (REDx - silent x) around issues important to Indigenous people around the world. Creator and curator, Cowboy Smith, is speaking at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre on March 28, 6:30pm = 8:30pm, to launch the Business Startup Program. Cowboy Smithx. REDx … Continue reading Move over TED. Redx Talks are here. And their founder, Cowboy Smithx is speaking at the SLCC, March 28

Future-proofing Pemberton, one packet of loaner seeds at a time: Pemberton’s Seed Library launches at the library

On Wednesday, the first day of summer, I borrowed a packet of shelling peas from the library. I sifted through a box of seeds, picked out the peas, signed my name to the register and pledged to return my loan in, oh, about 5 months time – once I’ve planted and eaten its harvest, and … Continue reading Future-proofing Pemberton, one packet of loaner seeds at a time: Pemberton’s Seed Library launches at the library