Indigenous Peoples Entrepreneurship Award

Nomination Form

The nomination period concluded at midnight of January 6, 2019.

Nominees in this Category

Nominations are posted after being reviewed by members of the Business Excellence Awards committee.

» Empire Tree Services

Submitted What nominators are saying
14 days ago Vern has such a dangerous job but makes it look so easy. Very professional, does a great job and has great rates.
21 days ago Professional quick service. They know their business
40 days ago Vern not only does a great job cutting trees but helps so many in town as well. He not only helps out with donations, he also teaches chainsaw safety to help others get jobs in the forestry field. His business has grown so much in the past few years and I can only see it getting bigger.
43 days ago Vern and his company do such a great job wherever they go. They were a huge part in the clean up of our big storm last year and continue to manage the dangerous trees around town so they won’t fall if another storm comes.

» Genetics Fitness

Submitted What nominators are saying
35 days ago At Genetics the owner is all about keeping the prices affordable for all demographics to be able to afford fitness. Yvonne is constantly improving the atmosphere. Yvonne has in place that anyone 65 and older just has to pay for the 24 hr fab key and does not need to pay for the month to month fee.

» Moby Dick Pub

Submitted What nominators are saying
16 days ago Doug Larsen is a First Nations man who recently took over running this business. He has put and continues to put his blood, sweat and tears into making it a place everyone feels welcome. Doug was born and raised in Prince Rupert and has a strong desire to contribute in a positive way in Prince Rupert. He’s the type of person that would take the shirt off his back to help someone but expects nothing in return. Doug deserves this award because of his dedication and compassion in the way staff and patrons are treated.

» Orca Bay First Aid

Submitted What nominators are saying
38 days ago Orca bay has been hiring locals and working for our community this past year. Training and teaching new comers during all native tournament

» Rupert Lawn and Garden Centre

Submitted What nominators are saying
15 days ago They even cut grass in the rain, lots of funny advertising. Al and his crew are great. all profits go to charity
41 days ago Nisga’a-community owned and operated. 5 years in business now at former Azalea. Reasonable prices, good customer service.