Spotlight on Rootd

Categories: Vancouver Island/Coast

Rootd started as just sketches and ideas in Ania’s notebook, as she explored different ways to manage anxiety. Over time, these initial concepts evolved into Photoshop wireframes, and eventually became a real app in its minimum-viable-product form. View the full interview: Rootd Website: Rootd

Spotlight on Still North Design Co.

Categories: Cariboo

Still North Design Co. (Still North) started out of a spare bedroom in 2017 and in just six years, the owner has grown the business to one that has products in stores nationwide. This even includes a mobile store which travels through communities around B.C. and Alberta. View the full interview: Still North Design Co. … Read More

Spotlight on Misty River Books

Categories: North Coast & Nechako

Misty River Books is located in Terrace B.C. and has been serving Northern B.C. for the past 35 years. View the full interview: Misty River Books Website: Misty River Books

Spotlight on Bakau Consulting

Categories: Lower Mainland/Southwest

Bakau Consulting is a full-service equity, inclusion, and anti-racism consulting firm located on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh peoples. The firm has grown from one to 21 team members in four years. View the full interview: Bakau Consulting Website: Bakau Consulting

Economic Supports for Businesses

Categories: COVID-19

Access economic recovery and financial benefits for your business, industry, non-profit organization or community group from the federal and provincial governments.  

Spotlight on Sparkgeo

Categories: Cariboo

Will Cadell studied engineering and subsequently remote sensing in his native Scotland. He only had access to basic software, so he wrote his own programs. When you see a gap, you can decide to ignore it, or you can decide not to. He started thinking about starting his own organization during the economic crisis of … Read More

Spotlight on Seaton Forest Products LTD.

Categories: North Coast & Nechako

Andy was first exposed to sawmills while working on a ranch in 1973 after moving to B.C. from Ontario. He officially started his career in sawmills 15 years ago when he saw one for sale and has been building them ever since. View the full interview: Seaton Forest Products LTD. Website: Seaton Forest Products LTD.

Spotlight on Rain Forest Fabrics

Categories: North Coast & Nechako

Growing up, Sarah was always around fabric and she started to sew when she was eight. Sarah bought the local fabric store she had been working at from the owner in 2019 and Rain Forest Fabric was born. One year later the building the store was in burned to the ground. Now she has started … Read More

Spotlight on One Feather

Categories: Vancouver Island/Coast

Lawrence Lewis is a member of the We Wai Kai Nation on Vancouver Island. For years he worked to grow Indigenous communities, help them protect their rights and title, and enhance cultural and social values and priorities. He had a vision to create technology solutions for First Nations to use. His company is now able … Read More

Spotlight on MisMacK Clean Cosmetics

Categories: Thompson Okanagan

Missy has been a professional makeup artist for over 16 years. She grew up in Salmon Arm, B.C. and then moved to Vancouver, B.C. to study makeup artistry at the Blanche MacDonald Centre. Missy wanted to work with clean products, the professionally performing products she found didn’t meet her standards so she made her own. … Read More