Progress with this initiative
Coast Salish artist Luke Marston unveils statue on April 25
April 24, 2015 - Coast Salish master carver Ts’uts’umutl Luke Marston unveils his long-awaited Shore to Shore tomorrow, Saturday, April 25., 2015, at Stanley Park’s Brockton Point. The significant bronze work will be the first sculpture depicting historical female figures in a Vancouver park.
Coast Salish groundbreaking ceremony held
June 24, 2014 – Construction is now underway and the statue will be unveiled in fall 2014.
Archaeological deposits prompt a new location for the sculpture
May 2014 – The construction is set to begin in the new location, shown below.
April 2014 – Due to archaeological sensitivity of the original site, the location for this monument has been adjusted. This decision was reached with the approval by the Park Board General Manager and agreement with Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Sto:lo First Nations and after notification to the adjacent stakeholder, Legends of the Moon.
March 2014 – The initial archaeological testing on site resulted in discovery of cultural deposits, and the construction was put on hold until an alternate location for the artwork was selected.
Construction starts in spring 2014
October 15, 2013 – Park Board staff are reviewing the contractual agreement with the donor and preparing for construction to begin in spring 2014.
What do you think about this proposal?
May 13, 2013 – The result of the public consultation will be presented to the Board Commissioners for consideration. For more information about the staff report and meeting details please visit the Park Board website.
May 10, 2013 – The public consultation results will be presented to the Park Board Commissioners for consideration on May 13, 2013, 7:00pm.
April 12, 2013 – A public consultation process on the project including Stanley Park stakeholders is underway. Our online questionnaire ended April 30, 2013.
Park Board staff have conducted a review and given preliminary approval for site with a requirement for archeological oversight.
December 10, 2012 – The Public Art Committee conducted the review of the artwork and gave approval.
Letters of support from local First Nations (Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, Squamish) have been received. A letter of support from the Portuguese Consulate-General has been received.