Entrepreneurs


Meet Louise Green, Big Fit Girl and Believer that Sweat, Endorphins and Victory Belong to Every ‘Body’ graphic

Meet Louise Green, Big Fit Girl and Believer that Sweat, Endorphins and Victory Belong to Every ‘Body’

May, 23rd, 2017

Louise Green is an internationally recognized plus-size trainer, author of Big Fit Girl, and body positive champion who has motivated countless plus-size women and girls to take control of their health, improve their well-being, and boost their self-confidence through personal fitness. A true advocate for change, she received the Body Confidence Canada Award for Health and Wellness […]



Five Minutes With Isabelle And Marie-helene Primeau, Winners Of The 2016 Micro-business Award graphic

Five Minutes With Isabelle And Marie-helene Primeau, Winners Of The 2016 Micro-business Award

May, 18th, 2017

Isabelle & Marie-Hélène Primeau, President & Executive Vice-President Premier Continuum Inc. (PCI) Micro-Business Award     About Their Business Premier Continuum Inc. (www.premiercontinuum.com) specializes in the field of Resilience, Business Continuity, Emergency Management, IT Disaster Recovery and Integrated Risk Management. Isabelle and Marie-Hélène offer the cloud based specialized software in addition to consulting and training […]



Meet Rachel Ignotofsky, an Illustrator and Author Breathing New Life into Women in Science graphic

Meet Rachel Ignotofsky, an Illustrator and Author Breathing New Life into Women in Science

May, 16th, 2017

Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times Best Selling author and illustrator whose work highlights the incredible scientific achievements of prominent women in history. Get to know what inspires her, and how she’s using her talents to reshape the way we view women in traditionally male-dominated fields.     My first job ever was… I answered the […]



Meet Four Franchising Entrepreneurs Bringing Business Ownership to Moms Across Canada graphic

Meet Four Franchising Entrepreneurs Bringing Business Ownership to Moms Across Canada

May, 12th, 2017

In celebration of Mothers’ Day, the Canadian Franchise Association connected us with four ‘mompreneurs’ who’ve discovered the secret to balancing business ownership and running a family (their secret? There’s no such thing as balance). From a mobile spray-tanning business with celebrity clients, to a paint-your-own pottery studio and a franchise built on taking the embarrassment […]



Meet Miriam Baker, a Canadian Designer Making Bust-Friendly Fashion a Thing graphic

Meet Miriam Baker, a Canadian Designer Making Bust-Friendly Fashion a Thing

May, 9th, 2017

When Miriam Baker recognized a gap in the fashion industry, she was quick to fill it. In 2014, she won the prestigious Suzanne Rogers Award for Most Promising New Label and was featured as a designer to watch in Flare magazine for her line of clothing catering to women with larger busts. Since then she’s […]



Why Bernadette Wightman, President of Cisco Canada, is putting her business behind female entrepreneurs graphic

Why Bernadette Wightman, President of Cisco Canada, is putting her business behind female entrepreneurs

May, 5th, 2017

With the Cisco Women Entrepreneurs’ Circle entering its second year, we spoke with Bernadette Wightman, President of Cisco Canada, to find out how the program has progressed since it’s launch, and what’s in store ahead.   By Marie Moore     When I ask Bernadette Wightman, President of Cisco Canada, for her best advice for female […]



Meet Sandra Longo, a Woman Bringing Newfound Mobility to Those Who are Wheelchair-Bound graphic

Meet Sandra Longo, a Woman Bringing Newfound Mobility to Those Who are Wheelchair-Bound

April, 28th, 2017

Sandra Longo was young when she became committed and passionate about disabled individuals who live their lives wheelchair-bound — when she was only 9 years old, her mother became a complete Paraplegic as a result of a spinal cord injury. With encouragement from family, friends and neighbours, Sandra started Navy Street Charity for Persons with Disabilities […]



Meet Phoebe Yong, a Risk-Taking Communications Entrepreneur with More than a Thing for Sports graphic

Meet Phoebe Yong, a Risk-Taking Communications Entrepreneur with More than a Thing for Sports

April, 24th, 2017

With over 20 years of industry experience in B2B marketing and a degree in Communications and an MBA in Marketing, Phoebe Yong, Principal and Founder at Magnolia Marketing Communications has led marketing campaigns with some of the biggest brands in the world, including Dell, HP, and Microsoft. She’s known in the industry for her tenacity, work […]



Built from the Ground Up: Meet the Woman Who Has Made a Career Out of Defying Expectations graphic

Built from the Ground Up: Meet the Woman Who Has Made a Career Out of Defying Expectations

April, 23rd, 2017

Amanda Shuchat was given the keys to Vision7 International’s newest PR agency, The Colony Project, at an age when many doubted her capabilities. Yet in just over a year as Managing Director, she has made a name for the shop as one that offers something the big guys simply can’t compete with. Which to those who […]



Five minutes with Kate Ross LeBlanc, Winner of the 2016 RBC Momentum Award graphic

Five minutes with Kate Ross LeBlanc, Winner of the 2016 RBC Momentum Award

April, 20th, 2017

Kate Ross LeBlanc, Co-Founder and CEO Saje Natural Wellness RBC Momentum Award Winner     About Her Business Saje Natural Wellness was born when Kate decided to combine her passion for retail with her mission to alleviate the chronic pain symptoms experienced by her husband. She’s now inspiring global wellness with over 50 stores throughout Canada and […]