How one passionate Kamloops photographer is turning her hobby into a business.
This Kamloops woman is managing her mortgaging business, staying positive and expanding her network during the Covid-19 crisis.
Creating, managing and maintaining a small business.
Photo by Katherine Shearer Katherine Shearer has been a resident of Kamloops for 46 years! She grew up here in Brocklehurst on a small orchard. Ambitious and energetic, she is a certified Horticulturist running her own successful business! Her relationship with plants and trees started at a young age: “My parents had ¾ of an [...]
Kim Coltman, owner at Fashion Speaks International Kim Coltman is the owner of Fashion Speaks International, based out of Kamloops, BC. She took her years of experience in the fashion and film industries and combined this with her experience and education in social work to create this truly unique and life enriching company. Kim started [...]
Welcome to the Women In Business Blog Series! This series features women in Kamloops, BC, who own small businesses. We are collaborating to give readers a peek into the daily operations of a broad range of industries. We will explore the challenges these entrepreneurs have overcome and continue to surmount in today’s competitive market, including [...]
Have you ever considered the amount of plastic containers and items your family tosses in the bin every week? Shampoo and conditioner bottles bother me the most. I picture piles of my empty shampoo bottles floating around in the ocean and wonder if I can go somewhere local and refill them instead of buying new [...]
Kelowna entrepreneur, Allisha Heidt Allisha Heidt moved out to Kelowna from Ontario nearly a decade ago to attend grad school at UBCO. She fell in love with an Okanagan boy at a music festival and then she fell in love with the Okanagan. She decided to grow her roots in Kelowna, a decision Allisha says was one [...]
Love rock spotted near a residential home in Kelowna, BC. Kelowna resident, Crystal Weber, started an inspiring project last year after finding a painted rock during a visit to Nelson, BC. The colorful, painted rock had travelled to Nelson from rock painters in the states. Crystal loved the idea and was immediately inspired to start [...]
Red Bridge, Kamloops, BC Peter Olsen is recognized by many as 'The Morning Mayor'. He has held numerous jobs in his life but is mostly known as a morning radio host at NL Radio in Kamloops where he entertained our small city from 1981 to 2018. While still in radio, Peter started his career as [...]