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Enterprize Challenge 2020: Submit Your Entries

VERNON, BC—Her Facebook feed illustrates an eight-month journey marked by milestones (holding the first place Enterprize Challenge trophy, leasing a space in the Polson Mall, and labeling bulk laundry soap) as well as mantras (pushing against plastic for lettuce, kids’ containers, sea life and the water bottles consumed by billions). On Saturday, Dec. 7, as […]

Charging Ahead: New Business Owner Overcomes the Odds

Before arriving in BC in 2008, Darcy Lacombe did not have a fixed address. He had been incarcerated for a time and spent more than a decade homeless, living on the streets in Calgary. “When I was released from prison, I managed to use the acquired skills that I learned there, such as carpentry, to […]