It is our responsibility to treat buildings from our past as pieces of our heritage and therefore reflections of our collective identity. Similarly, the buildings we erect should embody the ideals we wish to pass on to future generations. We should not accept anything less.

Oliver Community League was a model of community engagement, and still they lost their battle. Allowing an icon like the Molson Brewery to go the way of the Arlington and the Gem Theatre should be a crime.

For more information regarding Oliver Community League's fight to have a say in the Molson Crosstown redevelopment, and stay up to date on the project's progress, click here.