2016 Chamber Awards Finalists Announced

The Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce has announced their business awards finalists for 2016. 
The Greater Victoria Business Awards recognize businesses in the Capital Region that have achieved a standard of excellence in the community through their own abilities, efforts and initiatives. See the full list of finalists below.
Join The Chamber in celebrating the best and brightest in our community at this year’s gala on April 21st.
A special congratulations to Murray and Lynda Farmer, the 2016 Governors Lifetime Achievement Award Winners.
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Congratulations to all of the finalists for this year’s 2016 Greater Victoria Business Awards:
Business Leadership; sponsored by Coast Capital Savings
Victoria Residential Builders Association 
Emterra Environmental
New Business; sponsored by Peninsula Co-op
Kingsters Bin Sanitizing Services Ltd. 

Metrics Chartered Professional Accounting
Business of the Year (1-10 Employees); sponsored by Times Colonist
Equilibrium Massage Therapy Inc.

Vancouver Island South Film & Media Commission
Business of the Year (11-25 Employees); sponsored by Capital Home
Mayfair Optometric Clinic 
Crust Bakery 
Business of the Year (26+); sponsored by Capital Magazine
Pizzeria Prima Strada 
MD Charlton Company Inc.
Employer of the Year; sponsored by Air Canada
Brentwood Bay Resort and Spa 

Macdonald Realty Ltd. 
Innovation; sponsored by University of Victoria, Peter B. Gustavson School of Business
LlamaZOO Interactive Inc. 

StarFish Medical 
Outstanding Customer Service; sponsored by TallSky Consulting Group
S.A.L.T.S. Sail & Life Training Society 
The Root Cellar Village Green Grocer  
Sustainable Business Practices
Eagle Wing Whale & Wildlife Watching Tours 
The Root Cellar Village Green Grocer 
Business Person of the Year; sponsored by United Way of Greater Victoria
John Wilson, Wilson’s Transportation Ltd.  
Ken Kelly, Downtown Victoria Business Association 
Young Entrepreneur of the Year; sponsored by Royal Roads University
Sharon Rai, Sharon Rai Hair & Makeup Artistry 
Regan McGrath, Metrics Chartered Professional Accounting
Employee of the Year; sponsored by CHEK News
Nathalie Ghoos, Macdonald Realty Ltd. 
Gord Bridges, Wilson’s Transportation Ltd.