Collage Collage


Collage Collage is an art-based learning space for children + families. Founded by Erin Boniferro in 2009, this retail shop + studio is an engaging and inspiring space offering art supplies and books for purchase along side hand made toys and art objects, all meant to inspire everyone’s creative spirit. Moving from their original space on Kingsway to Main Street in 2015 has meant that more classes, experiences and kits are now available for everyone. Stop by and make something great together!

“Dawn and her team at Trout Lake Group were referred to me by fellow business owners, and it has proven to be a valuable move. Dawn’s attention to detail and care in her work shines through each time we meet. I know that I’ve got a true sense of my business’ growth and development working with Trout Lake Group.”

3697 Main Street Vancouver, BC


The Regional Assembly of Text


The Regional Assembly of Text was opened in late August of 2005 by Rebecca Dolen & Brandy Fedoruk. While attending the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, we collaborated on a number of projects and curated a series of book shows together.

After graduating in 2003 we decided to put our minds & hands to work. The result of which, is our very own little store. Focusing on text as a theme, the store features many lovely things designed and built by us.

Perhaps you will visit us one day.

3934 Main Street Vancouver, BC

“Trout Lake Group understands small business & has helped us in countless ways over the years.  They are knowledgeable, encouraging, inspiring & it is obvious that they love what they do.”

Bump n Grind Cafe

Bump N’ Grind Café located at 916 Commercial Drive and 3010 Granville Street is an independent specialty coffee house that serves coffee and tea brewed fresh per order.  We use fresh premium coffee beans from award winning roasters.  We also serve baked goods and gourmet paninis made in house and from scratch using fresh ingredients.



Cuba Education Tours

Cuba Education ToursCuba Education Tours is a full service travel agency and tour operator based in Vancouver, British Columbia. We host cultural, educational and discovery tours for schools, NGOs, unions and community groups, and we organize custom group travel to Cuba. Our itineraries advance dialogue, learning and fun. Our guests get to know the real Cuba and its people. They return home with fresh insights and new friends abroad. We’ve helped thousands of North Americans witness Cuba since 1997.


Commercial Drive Business Improvement Association (BIA)

Our BIA is funded by the City of Vancouver, through the BIA levy described above, on a semi-annual basis. The programs we’ve established to benefit the Commercial Drive BIA can be reviewed throughout this web site.

We encourage your suggestions for new initiatives and ways to improve our existing ones. Commercial Drive is the most vibrant and diverse neighbourhood in the City and we are confident that our programs will help ensure its continued vitality.

Commercial Drive is truly Vancouver’s expressive edge!  More information.


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