Merritt B.C.s Elijah Mack and Vancouver’s Lynn-Marie Angus say they didn’t have a solid background in business before running their companies, yet the two young First Nations members have just been recognized for their excellence in doing exactly that.
In late October, the B.C. Achievement Foundation — an independent B.C. organization established in 2003 to recognize the accomplishments of B.C.’s entrepreneurs, artists, community leaders, youth and volunteers — announced eight recipients, including Mack’s Kekuli Café and Angus’s wellness product wholesaler Sisters Sage, for its annual Indigenous Business Awards.
Mack was named young entrepreneur of the year, while Sisters Sage was named business of the year in the category of businesses comprising one
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