ACE News

The ACE Program partners and members are making headlines. Check out the latest blogs, program updates, community news and coverage of the ACE Program in the media.

News & Blogs

Ralph McBryan

Captikwt Traditional Storyteller & Knowledge Keeper LD-ACE We will never stop learning, sharing and growing. Ralph McBryan, LD-ACE graduate, is a Traditional Storyteller & Knowledge Keeper of Shuswap/Okanagan ancestry. Ralph has a wealth of experience...

Peggy McBryan

Peggy McBryan

Peggy's Touching Souls Healing Arts Health and Well-Being LD-ACE Graduate Let’s reclaim our soul parts and heal body, mind, and spirit! Peggy McBryan is an entrepreneur, Wholistic Healer, counselor, and teacher from Salmon Arm BC helping members of her community heal....

Sheri Latimer

Sheri Latimer

House of Arts and Supplies Art Gallery and Supplies NW-ACE Graduate Sheri Latimer is an entrepreneur and artist born and raised in Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Sheri’s business concept, House of Arts and Supplies, is based on two very important things to her:...

James Cowpar

James Cowpar

Haida Style Expeditions Ecotourism / Guided Recreation Haida Owned and Operated Graduate James Cowpar, graduate of the Haida Owned and Operated program, co-founded Haida Style Expeditions in 2000 with his twin brother William Shawn Cowpar and a small fleet of kayaks....

Anetha Kashuba

I'm a Mom 101 Life Skills Workshops and Blog LD-ACE Graduate Anetha Kashuba is a mother of six who is a facilitator of personal development. Her goal is to teach and empower women through sustainable life skills and community relationships.  Anetha places great...

Coverage in the Media

Members of the ACE Program are making news!

Lianna Spence: With her own work on hold, B.C. artist raises grocery money for elders during the pandemic

Lianna Spence, NW-ACE Graduate on Journeys with Kiefer Collision

Reid Skelton Morven, NW-ACE Graduate on Journeys with Kiefer Collision

Patrick Shannon, Haida Owned and Operated Graduate, on Journeys with Kiefer Collision

Nakkita Trimble, NW-ACE Graduate on Journeys with Kiefer Collision

Cory Stephens, NW-ACE Program Manager on Journeys with Kiefer Collision

Cory Stephens, NW-ACE Program Manager, & Dana Foster, NW-ACE Graduate on CBC News BC North by Northwest (11:50 – 26:16)

Patrick Shannon Named B.C.’s Young Aboriginal Entrepreneur of the Year

How Can Visitors Best Explore Canada’s Indigenous Culture?

Haida Gwaii Caught in he Midst of World Plastic Pollution

Spotlight on Michelle & Trenton of Silver Grizzly Transportation

NW-ACE Program Earns Prestigious Honours

Harnessing Ideas

Universities bring real world into entrepreneur program

Empowering Aboriginal Entrepreneurs

New program at UVic for Aboriginal entrepreneurs

On the Street: Entrepreneur training…

How a B-school is helping Aboriginal startups

Aboriginal Entrepreneurship gets boost in NW BC

Aboriginal Entrepreneurs have HEART

NW-ACE grads celebrate in style

NW-ACE Students Provide Gift

Highway of Tears t-shirts raise awareness about missing and murdered women

Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneurs Program Honoured as Best in the World

Heart of our City: Wayne Fast Finding ‘Peace of Mind’ in Prince Rupert

UVic News: Aboriginal Canadian entrepreneurs program honoured as best in the world

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