Josie Osborne, Tofino Botanical Gardens

Josie Osborne is the mayor of Tofino and operates the Tofino Botanical Gardens alongside her husband George Patterson, the creator, owner, and visionary behind...

Dirk Heydemann, HA Photography

Dirk Heydemann owns and is the principal photographer of HA Photography, a full-time professional commercial photography studio. HA photography’s images have been published locally,...

Diane Lloyd, Inspired Results Group

Diane Lloyd is a coach, speaker and facilitator. She founded Inspired Results Group for leaders who are co-creating cultures, shaping conversations, and impacting lives...

Trisha Lees, Rep Lab Communications

Trisha Lees is the principal at Rep Lab Communications, specializing marketing and public relations, with a particular emphasis on crisis management. She has developed...

COVID Lessons: Have an Innovative Business Mindset

As we move into the reboot phase of the COVID-19 pandemic, Douglas asked local business leaders to share lessons learned. They've told us that...

Lara Bergseth & Lance Glenn, Idar

Lara and Lance are the faces behind the jewellery store Idar. Since opening in 1972, Idar has become a Victoria institution as a designer...

Matthew Clayton, LOOPshare

Matthew Clayton is the executive chairman and CEO of Vancouver-based LOOPshare, an electric transportation company using advanced telematics and app-based software in a variety...

Daisy Orser, The Root Cellar

Daisy Orser and her husband Adam are the co-founders and owners of The Root Cellar Village Grocer in Victoria, a market set apart by...

Derek Cruikshanks & Lindsay Rehner, Four Frames Photo Booth

Lindsay Rehner and Derek Cruikshanks own Four Frames Photo Booth, a boutique company based in Victoria, servicing weddings, birthdays, social events, staff parties, corporate...

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...