From a Laptop Webcam to Video Production as a Videographer

Armed with nothing more than willingness, passion and a laptop with a webcam on it, Kayla McDonald started growing her video production skills and her career as a videographer. Kayla McDonald Video Productions is now her business which is based out of the Comox Valley, in British Columbia.

Where does a Video production company start? How does it come to be?

“Well, I first started it in 2013. I originally wanted to start photography, and then it wasn’t financially do-able at the ...

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Making Memories on an Action Packed Adventure

Love and passion for the water are sometimes all it takes to give birth to business. At least, that’s how it transpired for Carla Halvorsen, owner of Action Packed Charters located in Port Alberni.

Yes, one can charter an action packed adventure.

How is it Action Packed Charters came to be?

From a love of the ocean of course.

“I love being on the water and traveling ...

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Vancouver Island’s Very Own Maple Syrup

Businesses are sometimes conjured right out of thin air; entrepreneurs see an opportunity, and they take it, or they come out of the mouths of twenty-three-year-old agricultural students, which was how the company Bigleaf Maple Syrup came to be.

Rick Hewson, CEO of the Hupacasath band in the Alberni Valley, was touring through one of the forests on the reserve with an agricultural student who was tagging along when the student noticed all the Bigleaf Maple trees around them and expressed ...

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