Women In Business Blog Series: Intro

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 [...]

Chickpeace: The Entrepreneur Behind New Zero Waste Refillery

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 [...]

For The Kamloops Residents Who Used To ‘Wake Up Beside Peter Olsen’

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 [...]