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

Speaker Series: Local Economies Expert Michael Shuman, tonight

The Centre for Sustainability, with assistance from the Village of Pemberton, presents Michael Shuman, economist and author of Local Dollars, Local Sense, to speak on Fostering a Vibrant Sea to Sky Regional Economy. Focusing on local economic development strategies from around North America, Mr. Shuman will provide compelling ideas and success stories of how communities … Continue reading Speaker Series: Local Economies Expert Michael Shuman, tonight