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 [...]

Well Urned, The Birth of a Small Business, with Steve Kinch

Well Urned, The Birth of a Small Business, with Steve Kinch

A higher end one-of-kind urn, crafted by Steve Kinch Kamloops man, Steve Kinch, has been busy this past two years starting his own unique business.  The idea for the business was in his mind for a decade before he got serious about the venture.  He is now making hand crafted urns out of a showroom [...]