Our plan to keep B.C.'s economy diverse, strong and growing is working.
Brienna Remes brought elements of China’s education system back home when she returned to Kelowna and opened Building Blocks Educare.
With the help of one full-time and two part-time employees, Tracy Lydiatt bakes, packages and ships Great Bear Paleo Bites to retailers across western Canada.
International Bar Coding Systems & Consulting started in a basement, now it's located in Penticton’s industrial park with 15 to 20 employees.
Doberniggs are third generation orchardists who employ about 12 seasonal orchard workers and one staff member at their tasting room at their Vernon-based cidery.
Angela Veltri joined Kix 4 Chix in Kamloops in 2008 and was immediately hooked. Last year she was named Young Entrepreneur of the Year.
Sisters Sandra and Shelley Milne have turned Action Health & Safety Services in Dawson Creek business into one of the fastest growing companies in Canada.
It’s an entrepreneur’s dream; creating a cutting edge business and seeing it expand worldwide. It’s reality for Blo Blow Dry Bar founder Judy Brooks.
When moms Denise Everett and Kim Brownlee moved to Prince Rupert from Calgary and Vancouver, they noticed a definite lack of shops selling quality kids’ and baby gear.
A small specialty sawmill on Vancouver Island is carving out a reputation for supplying specialty wood products to countries as far away as Japan.
Barry Bulmer, president of Bartek Wireline Services Ltd., operates a wire slickline service which provides professional, safe expertise for the natural gas industry in northern B.C.
Ucluelet village economy that is built on tourism has some much welcomed company thanks to the opening of a new groundfish processing plant bringing 55 new jobs,
Marshall Aerospace Canada's Abbotsford operations has 45 employees supporting the Royal Canadian Air Force Hercules C-130 fleet.
From a one-man operation in a home office to an award-winning company with 40 employees, Chris Day has brought Fully Managed a long way.
Endurance Wind Power in Surrey employs 150 people, many of them local grads in engineering and manufacturing attracted by clean-tech opportunities.
The story of Saltworks Technologies is just one exciting example of B.C.’s technology sector exporting products and ideas around the world.
Bryan Fogelman of REO Rafting has been in the business for 32 years — tweaking and shaping his company to reflect changing times.
When you think of Nanaimo, high-tech robotics may not be the first thing that springs to mind. But people in-the-know have their eyes on Recce Robotics International (R2i2).
Work is sweet for Peter Higgins, president and chief chocolate scientist for Purdys Chocolatier. In the last 12 months, Purdys has opened seven new stores in Canada.
Streets are busy, new homes are being built, and the sound of construction fills the air. The John Hart Dam upgrade currently under way is changing the tide in Campbell River.
Vancouver's a top destination for visual effects and film production. Rory Armes's Gener8 Media is in the thick of it.
WhiteWater West Industries in Richmond is the largest designer and supplier of water slides in the world.
Canadian and U.S. economies picking up meant Cranbrook's Applied Compression Systems could grow to 12 people.
When Britco signed an agreement with the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation, they were quickly introduced to new customers, elected officials and other stakeholders.
Janet Docherty & Rick Pipes own Merridale Estate Cidery in Cowichan Valley. They've gone from two employees to about 45 since 1999.
For Janine North, a telltale sign of the growth in Central and Northern B.C. is the amount of money being invested in infrastructure.
Christine Dendy and 16 other cherry shippers are now exporting their product to China. That means more picking, packing, shipping and marketing jobs.
BigSteelBox is adding a number of jobs to their B.C. operations over the next five years, from engineers to account managers.
Eight people work full-time for Takaya Tours and countless others work on contract. For First Nations guides, it’s more than a job.
In season, Rocky Mountaineer employs nearly 600 people in B.C, 100 of them in the global head office in Vancouver.
Now in its fifth year, the Vancouver Christmas Market has grown to become a major seasonal tourist attraction.
Clay Potter started out studying genetics, now he’s a respected award-winning brewmaster with a pub of his own and 22 employees.
When B.C. streets are bright with festive lights, chances are Davide Fantillo of Dekra-Lite had something to do with it.