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Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge with gratitude that this work takes place on the traditional lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

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People of Downtown: Robert Stelmachuk of Mott 32 Vancouver

People of Downtown: Robert Stelmachuk of Mott 32 Vancouver

This month we spoke to Robert Stelmachuk, Wine Director at Mott 32 Vancouver.

People of Downtown: Nickolas Collinet of Vancouver Mural Festival

People of Downtown: Nickolas Collinet of Vancouver Mural Festival

In honour of Vancouver Mural Festival (VMF) Winter Arts Fest, which took place from February 11th – 27th this year, we thought we would interview a key-member of their team, Nickolas Collinet, Senior Project Manager at VMF and Director of Public Disco.

People of Downtown: Adam Laker of Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

People of Downtown: Adam Laker of Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

To kick off 2022, we spoke with Adam Laker, General Manager of Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

People of Downtown: Raymond Staniscia of the Pawn Shop YVR

People of Downtown: Raymond Staniscia of the Pawn Shop YVR

We had the pleasure of speaking with Raymond Staniscia, Owner and Operator of the Pawn Shop YVR and GRNHSE at the Refinery.

Downtown Storefront Report Roundtable Recap

Downtown Storefront Report Roundtable Recap

We hosted a roundtable to celebrate the release of our 2022 Downtown Storefront Report.

PEOPLE OF DOWNTOWN: ALEX RAGOUSSIS OF CAFECLUB

PEOPLE OF DOWNTOWN: ALEX RAGOUSSIS OF CAFECLUB

We had the privilege of speaking with Alex Ragoussis, Co-Owner of Downtown Van’s first-ever fully digital coffee shop, CafeClub.

NEW STREET BANNERS ADD VIBRANCY TO DOWNTOWN VAN

NEW STREET BANNERS ADD VIBRANCY TO DOWNTOWN VAN

Have you spotted our new banners around Downtown Vancouver?

People of Downtown: Eduardo Ottoni of EVENTLAB

People of Downtown: Eduardo Ottoni of EVENTLAB

We had the honour of speaking to Eduardo Ottoni, Event Producer and Technical Director in Downtown Vancouver.

People of Downtown: Lystra Sam of QMooniTi

People of Downtown: Lystra Sam of QMooniTi

We had the honour of interviewing Lystra Sam, CEO and Chief Curator of QmooniTi.

People of Downtown: Krista Thompson of Covenant House Vancouver

People of Downtown: Krista Thompson of Covenant House Vancouver

This month we had the honour of interviewing Krista Thompson, ICD.D, CEO of Covenant House Vancouver.

People of Downtown: Veloris Tait of Ammerose Hair Salon

People of Downtown: Veloris Tait of Ammerose Hair Salon

We had the incredible opportunity to speak to Veloris Tait of Ammerose Hair Salon.

Member Spotlight: Refill Road

Member Spotlight: Refill Road

This month we're featuring sustainable houseware store, Refill Road as our Member Spotlight.

Downtown Van Shares Granville Street Community Safety Statistics

Downtown Van Shares Granville Street Community Safety Statistics

We're sharing a comparison in staffing levels and statistics ranging from pre-pandemic to the current year.

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