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December 1, 2019

Accidentally Outside the Comfort Zone

Chelsea Stebner grew up around cars, going on Sunday drives with her family, cruising car lots, and playing “name that car.” Her dad was an automotive mechanic and was always fixing a vehicle, snowmobile, snow blower, or boat to help...

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November 14, 2019

No Excuses

Katherine Regnier is the CEO and founder of Coconut Software. This fearless tech leader believes that if you work hard enough, anything is possible. In her 10 years in business, she has had to pivot more than once. How does...

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September 1, 2019

If These Walls Could Talk

Photographs by Karee Davidson/Concepts Photography & Design It was a fateful Saturday afternoon over 12 years ago when Coralee Abbott, who had been working as an optometric assistant, went for coffee with her spouse, Mike Dahlen. They choose a quiet, forgotten café...

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March 1, 2019

Greater than the Sum of its Parts

Chris Ransom never predicted she would become the second-generation business owner of Ranco Millwork + Commercial Cabinetry (Ranco Millwork), a custom millwork and cabinetry business founded by her parents in 1984. This was a dreamy teenager enamoured of British music,...

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October 10, 2018

Hurricane Dani: Thriving in Chaos

At age 18, Danielle Robson was living in Alberta and going to university, with plans to become a lawyer. Her best friend’s dad owned several Tim Hortons franchises in Edmonton and one of Danielle’s jobs was working for him. He...

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September 1, 2018

Leading Through Change

First published in the September 2018 edition of The Business Advisor. Jason Mewis, President of ENGCOMP, shares the challenges that this engineering firm has faced over the past five years, given the extended downturn in the resource sector. Although the company will soon celebrate...

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September 1, 2018

Three Insights from Seeds for Dreams

Seeds for Dreams offers woman-owned Saskatchewan businesses seed capital through a unique pitch & vote event held quarterly. Businesses apply to pitch to the member investors; three companies are selected to pitch at each event and member investors then vote...

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March 1, 2018

The Road Less Travelled: Interview with Maureen Pozniak, Hino Truck Sales (Saskatoon)

Photograph by Stuart Kasdorf In talking to Maureen Pozniak, you’ll learn that entrepreneurship and joining the family business weren’t part of her original career plans. With an agriculture degree but limited job opportunities, she joined the business, Doepker Industrial, to...

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