In Whistler, staff at the
Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre
couldn’t wait to reopen.
Closed for more than three months, the centre welcomed people back for the first time on Friday with an estimated 60 visitors spread throughout the day said Heather Paul, the centre’s executive director.
The driving force behind reopening were the young staff, she said, about 90 per cent of whom are from the Squamish and Lil’wat nations on whose traditional lands Whistler is located.
“This place is their second home,” she said. “The purpose that we serve is to …read more
Source:: Vancouver Sun – Business