Spotlight on Wayward Distillery

Categories: Vancouver Island/Coast

Dave’s first career was in the Canadian Armed Forces and Air Force. The military supported him to think about what he wanted to do after completing his service. His travels had helped refine his palate with rum from Jamaica, beer from Belgium and wine from France; and Dave decided he wanted to become a distiller. … Read More

Spotlight On Westcom Plumbing and Gas

Categories: Vancouver Island/Coast

Mary-Anne Bowcott grew up on a hobby farm in Sooke, B.C., where hard, physical work came naturally. Tough times early on meant that Mary-Anne needed an opportunity to make a higher wage and gain financial independence. Securing a job in the trades gave Mary-Anne the means to survive on her own while completing her schooling. … Read More

Spotlight On FreshWorks Studio

Categories: Vancouver Island/Coast

Engineer Sam Mod was out of his element when he emigrated from India to Victoria in 2013 to pursue an MBA at UVIC. With experience developing mobile apps for large corporations in India, Sam and his business partner, Rohit Boolchandani, were in over their heads with a failed first attempt as entrepreneurs. Little did they … Read More