Aboriginal businesses shine in B.C.

Congratulations to the 2012 British Columbia Aboriginal Business Award recipients, announced yesterday:

  • Shelley Stewart, SRS Trucking Ltd. (Merritt) – Young Entrepreneur of the Year
  • Toolcomm Technology Inc. (North Vancouver) – Business of the Year, One- to Two-Person Enterprise
  • Braker Electric Ltd. (Port Alberni) – Business of the Year, Two- to Ten-Person Enterprise
  • Taba Enterprises Ltd. (Fort St. James) – Business of the Year, Ten or More Person Enterprise
  • Duz Cho Logging Ltd. (Mackenzie) – Community-Owned Business of the Year
  • Coast Salish Development Corporation (Ladysmith) – Joint Venture Business of the Year
  • Chief Councillor Garry Reece, Lax Kw’alaams Band (Port Simpson) – Individual Achievement

Congratulations as well to all the Outstanding Achievement runners-up in each category.
View a full list of the 2012 award recipients.

The B.C. Aboriginal Business Awards recognize the accomplishments and economic contributions of B.C.’s Aboriginal business sector.  The awards are presented by the British Columbia Achievement Foundation.  Recipients are selected by an independent panel of judges representing Aboriginal business in B.C., with judging is based on criteria such as business viability, sustainability and competitiveness.

Read more about the B.C. Aboriginal Business Awards.

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