Vancouver’s Granville Island ‘fading,’ at risk of losing creative roots, warns new group (Global BC)

A new Vancouver group is warning that Granville Island is losing its creative roots and risks becoming an empty tourist destination.
The Friends of Granville Island made its pitch in a new video and includes support from island artisans and merchants, along with key figures in the original development of the area.

“The island’s been reasonably successful, I just think it’s fading a little and needs some re-creative thinking,” said Russel Brink, Granville Island’s first project manager.

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