Marpole Midden

Musqueam’s proposal to protect Marpole Midden presented in an open letter to Mayor Gregor Robertson and Premier Christy Clark. Read more here.

Federal Budget and First Nations Statistics

Finding reliable statistics for First Nation communities in Canada can be a challenge at the best of times. And now the recent Federal budget is doing away with two First Nations statistical agencies – the First Nations Statistical Institute (FNSI) and the┬áNational Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO). Another organization however – the First Nations Information Governance […]

Participatory City-Making: City 2.0

The TED prize was recently awarded to a project called City 2.0. The goal is to bring people, resources and ideas together through technology. Call it crowdsourcing for better city-living. It’s a flashy website and at least worth the visit to check out. Curiously, it’s been in place now for about a month (as far […]