Indigenous Peoples Entrepreneurship Award

Nomination Form

Use this form to recommend a business in the category of 2017-18 Indigenous Peoples Entrepreneurship Award. Enter the nominee's name and provide a short description of why you believe this business should receive the award. Click the Submit Nomination button to finish.

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Nominees in this Category

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

» Art from Ashes

Submitted What nominators are saying
1 day ago Lianna Spence - best up and coming artist in BC. Amazing carved jewelry, paintings and now tattoos. An amazing lady and hidden gem in our community.

» Coast Industrial Construction (CIC)

Submitted What nominators are saying
16 days ago They do many big projects - Gitxaala Nation Landfill Remediation, Gitxaala Nation Sewage Lagoon Construction, Kimital LNG, Ridley Island Road Rail Utility Corridor.

» Empire Tree Services

Submitted What nominators are saying
10 days ago Vern is a hard worker. Good luck and hopefully you win again this year!

» Gat Leedm Logistics LLP

Submitted What nominators are saying
10 days ago This company should win this award every year. They are growing alongside with the port.

» Genetics Fitness

Submitted What nominators are saying
28 days ago Amazing service and very well run. They are open and friendly and treat everyone with respect. They give free passes to elders and have low rates for everyone else. Their equipment is brand new, modern the space is always clean. I can't say enough positive things about this great business.
28 days ago They have recognised the demographic economy and have tried to accommodate and have taken that into consideration. The owner has made huge efforts to make the facility welcoming to everyone in the community. Always willing to talk About fitness and what you should do to meet your fitness goals.
28 days ago First Nations woman of the north. Success going onto 1 year as of February. Servicing everyone in the north with the lowest price around because I recognize that demographically not everyone can afford hefty fees Sponsoring fitness endeavours with our youth by sponsoring basketball teams in minor basketball, and providing Synergy basketball youth team with 1 year membership to help them stay fit. President for Prince Rupert Minor Basketball - Coach 3 of those teams this year and last. Own and run business 100% Personal trainer Lead a healthy lifestyle Support other local entrepreneurs by selling clothing items in our space. Provide 65 and over free opportunity to get fit - free membership.

» Haida Jaada's Suds n Stuff

Submitted What nominators are saying
10 days ago Irene is so creative. I love her stuff. She's so involved and crafty.

» Henry Kelly

Submitted What nominators are saying
1 day ago One of the best master carver in town!!

» National Aboriginal Day Committee

Submitted What nominators are saying
5 days ago These is a lot of organizing for this event. It has been growing and we may even have a national holiday soon.

» Orca Bay First Aid

Submitted What nominators are saying
22 days ago The owners managed to start their first aid business which has begun to expand. They’re beginning to be known in the First Aid business. They are leaders and give back to the community.

» Outer Coast Outfitters

Submitted What nominators are saying
11 days ago These guides can do anything and everything including hiking, canoeing, snowshoeing or survival skills. They will connect you to any interests connected to real life adventure. They provide courses for yourself or your children in an after-school program. Excellent hard working people & business.

» Pacific Paramedics Ltd

Submitted What nominators are saying
16 days ago They fantastic work and are expanding.

» Silver Grizzly Transportation

Submitted What nominators are saying
11 days ago They offer luxury transportation in Prince Rupert and even to Terrace and Kitimat with personalized service, catering to the needs of their customers. They specialized in corporate business travel with complimentary wifi, refreshments, and iPad use. It is the best way to travel with them.

» Synergy Aboriginal Business Strategies

Submitted What nominators are saying
15 days ago A consulting firm led by Judy Carlick-Pearson. She is a strong leader in her community where she was the first elected First Nations woman to sit on the Prince Rupert City Council. She was also elected as a Trustee for School District 52. She takes pride in leading youths in her community.

» Valerie Tait (Val's Nail Shades)

Submitted What nominators are saying
2 days ago Val has such incredible talent with nails, and eyebrow shaping. I see her every three weeks and never once disappointed with her work. Love her work every time.