Steve Newton, The Georgia Straight

January 07, 2021

SFU's Jeremy Stone speaks on The Hidden Gifts of Retail

On January 19, Jeremy Stone of SFU’s Faculty of Environment will give an online lecture titled "The Hidden Gift of Retail: Resilience and Planning for Community Life."

Stone's talk will be the first of this year’s six President’s Faculty Lectures.

According to the info on the SFU Public Square website, "Stone will explore the critical and often hidden roles that retail businesses play in our lives, highlighting how they are nodes of knowledge-sharing, social capital creation, innovation, and community support.

"He will also describe his team’s ongoing work in economic resilience planning with municipalities, and how community engagement can identify and support this important fabric of our economy."

The lecture takes place at 6 pm Pacific time, and you can register here.

This was published by The Georgia Straight on January 7, 2021.