Cronometer

Local Health App Booming It started as a hobby meant for his own personal use, but Cronometer, the brainchild of Aaron Davidson, has turned into a full scale tech company employing seventeen people locally and five remotely. “I created Cronometer for myself in 2005...

Wandering Wheels

What began as a dream job for Matt Yaki has morphed into a company has morphed into a company that is thriving locally, travels internationally, and is employing up to ten staff every summer.  “Wandering Wheels started fairly organically,” explains Matt. “I was...

Northern Touch

Northern Touch Contracting (NTC) is a burgeoning local company that specializes in renovations. The brainchild of Brian Marfleet, NTC came into being thanks to the Community Futures Self Employment Program. Brian had come to town in 2012 and worked for various...

Monashee Distillery

Jenn and Josh McLafferty on Making a Dream Come True “We thought we could build the cheapest distillery in history,” laughs Jenn McLafferty as she recounts the planning phases of Monashee Distillery, the business run successfully by herself and her husband Josh. “We...

Grizzly Auto

Hard Work Makes a Successful Garage It has been seven years since red seal mechanic Tom Patry bought Grizzly Auto. Tom had worked at the shop previously before spending a winter as the resident cat mechanic at Mustang Powder.  “Mustang Powder was a fun place,” he...