Financial Post – October 30, 2016

Financial Post logoRoom to paint: Hotel tackles Vancouver’s housing challenges while promoting Aboriginal art

Dave Eddy isn’t one to shy away from the unconventional — even if not everyone is equally enthused. So it came as no surprise when in 2014 the CEO of Vancouver Native Housing Society (VNHS), a non-profit Aboriginal housing provider in Vancouver, launched Canada’s first boutique Aboriginal hotel, Skwachàys Lodge, a social enterprise designed to tackle the city’s housing challenges. Along the way, Eddy stumbled across a powerful intersection between art, culture and the revitalization of community. Full article…