Salish Sea Civilization Recognized in Georgia Straight’s Best of Vancouver 2013 Series

Above image: First Nations Settlements on the Salish Sea (in yellow) circa. 1792 The Salish Sea Civilization, a plan to celebrate First Nations history and demonstrate the rich cultures that flourished pre-colonization in what is now Vancouver, has recently been recognized by the Georgia Straight as a “Best of Vancouver” idea for city life. ALIVE […]

Update on the Inner City Economic Strategy

    ALIVE recently organized and took part in the 2013 Inner City Economic Strategy (ICES) meeting with friends, partners and fellow community members. ICES 2013 was a time for sharing and collaboration and provided a community update on key community projects underway. Topics around the theme of sustainable, inclusive economic development included SFU’s 100 […]

Villages on the Salish Sea

The idea of creating a Salish Village in Vancouver is around 40 years old. Read about the growing support for the project and ALIVE’s role in this week’s Georgia Straight Article: Trio contemplates Salish Sea Village on Vancouver’s waterfront  

Inner City Economic Strategy

“The Inner City Economic Strategy seeks to bring together the residents of the community, with other residents, businesses, service providers and all levels government. The City of Vancouver is committed to working with the community to create a comprehensive economic strategy which seeks to empower the residents of the Downtown Eastside. Unique populations have to […]