Small Business

Marilyn Martin and Jason Noble have been owners of Crosina Realty Ltd. since July 1, 2021.
Marilyn Martin and Jason Noble have been owners of Crosina Realty Ltd. since July 1, 2021.
Bruce Charbonneau has been professionally framing pictures for more than four decades. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Bruce Charbonneau has been professionally framing pictures for more than four decades. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
All-Ways Travel is a family business and team made up of Tanya Vigeant and MJ Vigeant. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Spotlight on Small Business 2022: All-Ways Travel

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  • Oct 21, 2022
All-Ways Travel is a family business and team made up of Tanya Vigeant and MJ Vigeant. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cathy Alexander enjoys carefully selecting quality clothing and jewellery for her clients. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cathy Alexander enjoys carefully selecting quality clothing and jewellery for her clients. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Krista Storoschuk is the third generation to own and operate Delainey’s Lock & Key and she is excited to now be working with a fourth generation in the store. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Spotlight on Small Business 2022: Delainey’s Lock and Key

Krista Storoschuk loves the family connection of being the third generation owner…

  • Oct 21, 2022
Krista Storoschuk is the third generation to own and operate Delainey’s Lock & Key and she is excited to now be working with a fourth generation in the store. (Ruth Lloyd photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Bruce Charbonneau has been professionally framing pictures for more than four decades. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Small Business Week: B.C. has the largest number of local entrepreneurships in Canada

The week is a chance to recognize the hard work, adaptability and determination of small businesses

Bruce Charbonneau has been professionally framing pictures for more than four decades. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Serving lake city residents for eight years, Susan Colgate’s Interior Properties Real Estate is your go-to source for property management, commercial real estate and residential real estate.
Serving lake city residents for eight years, Susan Colgate’s Interior Properties Real Estate is your go-to source for property management, commercial real estate and residential real estate.
Small business owners are feeling the pinch from inflationary pressures and taxes. (Black Press File Photo)

B.C. small business owners worried about tax bills, inflation

A survey from Ownr found 31 per cent of small business owners are worried about their tax burden

Small business owners are feeling the pinch from inflationary pressures and taxes. (Black Press File Photo)
The Black Sheep Brothers Max (left) and Chase at their roadside kindling business in the winter, using waste wood and salvaged slash. (Ali Krimmer photo)

Young Bella Coola Valley brothers and entrepreneurs on fire with new kindling business

Max and Chase Matuga started their business during the pandemic

The Black Sheep Brothers Max (left) and Chase at their roadside kindling business in the winter, using waste wood and salvaged slash. (Ali Krimmer photo)
Lush Beauty Boutique owner Jessie Lens

Spotlight on Business 2021: Lush Beauty Boutique

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  • Oct 29, 2021
Lush Beauty Boutique owner Jessie Lens
Woodlands Fishin’ Resort owner Colleen Peters

Cariboo tourism shows resiliency to emerge stronger than ever

It’s no surprise that when the pandemic hit, one of the industries…

  • Jul 19, 2021
Woodlands Fishin’ Resort owner Colleen Peters
BOB’s Footwear & Apparel new owners Tyler and Alyssa Ilnicki, and Jorden Ilnicki and Kelsey Getz are hosting a three-day grand opening May 6 through 9. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
BOB’s Footwear & Apparel new owners Tyler and Alyssa Ilnicki, and Jorden Ilnicki and Kelsey Getz are hosting a three-day grand opening May 6 through 9. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
The coronavirus and the drastic measures put in place by government officials to try to control its spread had a severe toll on many small businesses. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

B.C. pilot program launches to help small businesses weather COVID

1,000 entrepreneurs across the province will be chosen to receive free help from experts

The coronavirus and the drastic measures put in place by government officials to try to control its spread had a severe toll on many small businesses. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Residents may remember Nathan Thiessen from the Quesnel and Williams Lake farmer’s markets. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Residents may remember Nathan Thiessen from the Quesnel and Williams Lake farmer’s markets. (Angie Mindus - Williams Lake Tribune file photo)
Kiki Lally is seen in an undated handout photo at Pinnovate, a craft studio in Calgary. When the pandemic began, Lally couldn’t host birthday parties, camps or bridal showers anymore, so she started making DIY kits and offering them for delivery. The DIY kits had to be sold through a new website called DIY Delivery that she built. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Jennifer Chabot, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Kiki Lally is seen in an undated handout photo at Pinnovate, a craft studio in Calgary. When the pandemic began, Lally couldn’t host birthday parties, camps or bridal showers anymore, so she started making DIY kits and offering them for delivery. The DIY kits had to be sold through a new website called DIY Delivery that she built. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Jennifer Chabot, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Pedestrians stroll along Spring Garden Road in Halifax on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. A new retail shopping event has arrived, encouraging consumers to support local, independent businesses during the holiday season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

‘Nightmare on Main Street:’ After a tough year, campaign urges consumers to buy local

Only 38 per cent of retail businesses are reaching their usual sales levels

Pedestrians stroll along Spring Garden Road in Halifax on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. A new retail shopping event has arrived, encouraging consumers to support local, independent businesses during the holiday season. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan
Fox Mountain Urban Upcycle owner Sheri Marsh has seen her new business grow since opening in December 2019. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Sheri Marsh (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Fox Mountain Urban Upcycle owner Sheri Marsh has seen her new business grow since opening in December 2019. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)Sheri Marsh (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)