Chief Maker, Microsoft

As Microsoft’s Chief Maker, Stacey Mulcahy spends her days stoking technical curiosity and finding the value in purpose driven play.

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Daphne Bramham | Her Story

An award-winning journalist for the Vancouver Sun, Daphne Bramham has covered everything from the Olympics to the Hong Kong handover. As a passionate storyteller, there is nothing else she would rather do.

Only a Man Can Do It

Michael Keaton did it first in Mr. Mom. As a stay-at-home parent, Ben Brunton is doing it all

I’m Two and a Half Feet Away from 25,000 Volts

When you’re keeping the lights on for an entire province, it can be pretty satisfying work. As a Power Line Technician for BC Hydro, Logan Aird has gotten quite comfortable 70 feet in the air; whether it’s at a construction site or at the scene of an accident, he goes wherever the power line goes.

Doing It My Way

As a top tier marketing executive, being successful in the business world was everything Rosy Atwal had dreamed; but when Rosy became a mother, the delicate see-saw of how to balance the two began.

Karina LeBlanc

Karina LeBlanc Who knew Karina LeBlanc used to be the shy kid? If you've ever seen the Olympian out and about, her energy is absolutely contagious. Now a motivational speaker and Unicef ambassador, she's inspiring others to find their voice. MORE stories...

Heart of the Arctic

Kylik Kisoun Cultural Guide Entrepreneur. Cultural ambassador. Guide. Canadian. There are many words that Kylik Kisoun Taylor now identifies with, but none came easily at first. It took returning to the North, and becoming re-rooted in his culture to get where he is...

Connecting to the Land

Tyson Atleo Hereditary Chief Everything we do in life is about relationships. For Tyson Atleo, that's the basis for all his work. Tyson is the 27th generation hereditary leader for the Ahousaht First Nation in British Columbia. In short, he was born into...

Being Comfortable With Uncomfortable

Adrian Duke Entrepreneur Adrian Duke took the big jump, sold his truck and left his well-paying job on the oil rigs in Alberta, BC to realize his dream of creating his own business. Now he's running two companies in water slides and escape rooms, and both are leading...

Making the Makers

Tonia Marshall Program Coordinator Tonia Marshall helps Indigenous students become shipbuilders in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Pathways to Shipbuilding is a partnership between the Mi’kmaw Native Friendship Centre, Irving Shipbuilding Inc., Nova Scotia Community College, GE...

The Business of School

Catherine Ruby Chartered Professional Accountant I work at a school, but I'm not a teacher, nor a student counsellor. What am I? MORE stories...

Defining Bad Ass

Lindsay Hilton Adaptive Athlete This is Lindsay Hilton, and she's the ultimate fitspiration. Rugby and Crossfit were two things she didn't necessarily think she could do, but today Lindsay can't imagine life without them. MORE stories...

When There’s No Rulebook

Kelly Sakaki When you have a fascination with creating robots and a love for biology… why not do both? MORE stories

Being the Trusted Confidant

Cornelia Wieman Psychiatrist She’s one of the survivors of the '60's Scoop'. Taken from her biological parents at the age of three and adopted by a non-indigenous family in Ontario. Nel Wieman went on to become the first indigenous female psychiatrist in Canada. MORE...

Not for the Faint of Heart

Trevor Bird of Fable He made a name for himself competing on Top Chef Canada and is now the successful chef and owner of Vancouver based Fable Kitchen and Fable Diner. But for Trevor Bird, starting off his career hasn’t been without personal challenges. MORE stories...

Success Doesn’t Come in a Box

Eric Termuende Entrepeneur “..without having to worry about the approval of others was something I could ultimately fuel the rest of my life with.” Eric Termuende is an entrepreneur and public speaker, specializing on the topic of work place happiness. MORE stories...

You Can Find Finance Anywhere

Cheryl Yue Chartered Professional Accountant at Lululemon As a Chartered Professional Accountant at Lululemon, Cheryl Yue shows that with a CPA designation, you can work just about anywhere you want. MORE stories...

You Are Home Now

Mohammed Alsaleh of ISS Canada “You are home now” are the first words Mohammed Alsaleh tells his clients when he meets them. Two years after arriving in Canada as a Syrian Refugee, Mohammed now helps others whose shoes he once was in. MORE stories...

Because Culture Saves Lives

Jolene Mitton Model + Activist From model to role model, Joleen Mitton is a driving force in Vancouver's indigenous community. At the age of 15, Joleen was introduced to the crazy world of international modelling. Her story is about identity. MORE stories...

Creative Healing

Lesley Holm Art Therapist Lesley Holm always knew she wanted to do something creative that could make a difference in kids lives. Today she fulfills that dream in her career as an Art Therapist. MORE stories...

More Than Just Numbers

Bill Hallett of Vancouver Foundation Studying Accounting may not sound like the most exciting pursuit... And yet, Bill’s life has been anything but boring. This is the story of a man who followed his natural math talents only to find they would lead him down some...

The Beer Guy

Graham With of Parallel 49 Graham had his career all figured out — he was going to be a Chemical Engineer. He just never thought those ‘chemicals’ would involve hops, barley and malt. MORE stories...

It’s Always Been Food

Head Honcho Donna Wadsworth Donna proves that having passion, stamina, and a good mentor can help you find your true calling later in life. MORE stories...

Just Keep Swimming

Jessica Schultz Marine Ecologist When you don’t know where you’re going or what you’re doing, just keep swimming — that’s Jessica Schultz’s philosophy. She’s a marine ecologist for the Vancouver Aquarium and spends a lot of her time studying marine animals and...

Connecting Consumers to Thier Source of Food

Victor Straatman of Meatme.Co Victor Straatman isn't a meat specialist. He's just a guy who wanted to buy his meat from a sustainable source without going through a huge hassle. And that is, sometimes, all that's needed for a vision to be born. MORE stories...

The Later Story

Ian MacKinnon of Later Media How do you know if tossing stability, reliable income and benefits out the window to start your own risky venture is the right path for you? Well, the first sign is you can’t get it off your mind. Take our friend Ian MacKinnon here: he...

Above The Water

Paralympian Donovan Tildeseley When your #1 best moment in life is a toss-up between winning your first paralympic medal and carrying the flag for Canada in the 2008 Beijing Olympics opening ceremony, it’s hard to imagine that a desk job at an insurance company could...

The Yogi of Movie Extras

Talent Agent Yogi Omar Don't be misled: Yogi Omar isn’t a yoga expert. He’s a Talent Agent with a cool name. He puts people in the background of movies and TV. Coincidentally, when he came to Canada 14 years ago, it was by watching movies and TV shows that he learned...

You Have to Go Out and Explore

Tyson Pylypiw of Encana Meet Tyson, Team Lead of Road & Lease Construction at Encana, one of Canada’s top energy producers of oil and natural gas. Tyson gets a thrill out of seeing a project through from design and planning to final construction so that natural...

It’s All About Working With People

Kevin Howlett of Air Canada Meet Kevin Howlett, Senior Vice President of Regional Markets for Air Canada. As a part of Air Canada’s executive team Kevin overseas Air Canada’s entire Western Region operations. Kevin’s as active with his employee teams as he is with a...

Making Something Out of Nothing

Welder Blake Crome Meet Blake Crome, an Apprentice Welder at Seaspan, an association of Canadian companies involved in coastal and deep sea transportation, bunkering, ship repair, and shipbuilding.   MORE stories...

Protecting The Coastline

Coast Pilot Neil Crysler Meet Neil Crysler, a Licenced ship Pilot with the BC Coast Pilots, a company consisting of approximately 105 licensed marine pilots who work with the Pacific Pilotage Authority to keep the British Columbia Coast line safe and healthy. Neil...