Stories matter


We know that the stories and records of the past offer insight into our complex histories and the human impacts on this place we share and love.

Stories inspire us to dream and to act. They can inspire, delight, persuade, provoke. They help us to plan. They offer the logic that underpins policy, and they help us understand each other.

We have worked with a wide range of clients — First Nations, individuals, companies, not-for-profits, government — sometimes to document, sometimes to heal or celebrate, sometimes to find ways to move on.

We take ideas from conception to completion, and we work through obstacles along the way. We want to exceed client expectations — every single time, every single job.





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We begin our work with clients right where they need to begin, and we take them where they want to go — even if at first their destination seems foggy or unclear.

That’s the beauty of talk: it allows us to learn what your priorities are, and what our pathway can be.

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We are finder outers, curious and resourceful researchers — and we would love to work with you to connect you with information you need.

It might be photos or maps housed in a local archive or in a faraway museum. It might be buried in old reports. Often, it is living nearby in the recollections of people you know.


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Is it possible to capture the meaning of 500 generations of life here in a few words to share on a sign? Is it possible to convey the meaning of home?

Our writing creates future oriented text that is deeply rooted in our complex history — to be shared in public spaces on interpretive storyboards, walking tours, and brochures.


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Some of our work is confidential while some of our work is accessible in public spaces.

Enjoy a selection of the range of work that we facilitate and create.


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Fenton Street works with organizations and individuals to get their stories out in heartfelt and clear ways.

Get in touch to discover how we can work together.


Our books celebrate the ordinary life and shares the corner of genius that exists in each of us.

Our Contemplative Practice of Writing (CPOW) series helps people find joy in writing and invites people to use writing as path to inner calm.