Tag: talent

Mar 01
Innovators: Ron Pogue’s “Alternative Wedding Photography”

His talents earned him one of only three prizes awarded at #WeAreYQQ PitchFest 2016.…

Feb 01
Startup fever, money, & fuelling entrepreneur fires!

In 2014 I imagined a Comox Valley on fire with entrepreneurial passion. I was working…

Jan 03
The Comox Valley’s first Living Wage Certified employer: Precision Tree Services LTD

Receiving Living Wage Certification is also about raising the bar in our community. "I…

Oct 31
Celebrating the season, celebrating a “difference maker”

Photograph ©Karen McKinnon 2016 “Madame Chantal, I want to make a…

Oct 22
Lil Worker Safety Gear: innovative kids’ safety gear launches in November 2016

Entrepreneurs are solution-oriented. Where others see a problem, they see an…

Oct 15
International students: part of our emerging talent economy

Some of us on Vancouver Island think that we’re going to need a lot of talent to…

Oct 11
Innovators: Sonya Marie Jenssen and the Comox Valley Water System Calendar Project

It’s October. It’s raining, it’s pouring. The weather, it’s…

Oct 02
PitchFest 2016: And the winner is… the Comox Valley!

On September 28, 2016 LIFT Comox Valley hosted the first Comox Valley PitchFest. Who…

Sep 29
From culinary tourism to comfort food: the new Toscano’s Mediterranean Grill

Last winter the venerable Toscano’s Trattoria in Comox changed hands. When Chef…

Aug 31
Life – it’s a pitch! Talking about pitching with Jayesh Parmar

Jayesh Parmar, CEO of Picatic, is the keynote for the September 28 #WeAreYQQ PitchFest…