Kris Wirk, Dusanj & Wirk Chartered Professional Accountants

Kris Wirk is a partner at the accounting firm Dusanj & Wirk Chartered Professional Accountants Inc. where he provides accounting and taxation services to...
Mandy Farmer CEO Accent Inns & Hotel Zed

Mandy Farmer, CEO Accent Inns & Hotel Zed

Mandy Farmer is President and CEO of Accent Inns and Hotel Zed, BC hotel brands renowned for their colourful personalities and customer-focused service, as...

Erin Skillen, Co-founder and COO of FamilySparks

Erin Skillen is the co-founder and COO of FamilySparks, a social impact company providing mental health support for individuals and families. Their digitally driven,...

Blaise McDonald, MAC Renovations

Blaise McDonald is the owner and operations manager at MAC Renovations, one of Victoria’s leading home renovation design and construction services. They’ve been improving...
City of Victoria Launches Re-opening Toolkit for Small Business

How Victoria 3.0 Is Addressing the Local Business Economy

When the City of Victoria hosted roundtable discussions last fall, to create their ambitious Victoria 3.0 plan, COVID-19 wasn't on its - or anyone's...

David Nicholls, Vancouver Island Brewing

David Nicholls is the General Manager of Vancouver Island Brewing, which, since its launch in 1984, has been a pioneer in craft brewing in...

Ann Squires Ferguson, Western Interior Design Group

Ann Squires Ferguson holds twin degrees in Interior Design and Electro-Mechanical Engineering. She is the CEO of Western Interior Design Group, a full-service commercial...

Graham Truax, Innovation Island

Graham Truax is the Executive Director of Innovation Island, a start-up accelerator based in the mid-Island. He has over 30 years’ experience working as...

Paul Underhill, Creator of Rumble Nutrition

Paul Underhill is the creator and co-founder of Victoria-based Rumble Nutrition, makers of the popular Rumble Supershake. As an avid cyclist, kiteboarder, outdoor enthusiast...

Urban Grocer has an Innovative Mindset

Despite the notion that crises are bad times to launch businesses, a 2009 study by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation found 57 per cent...