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Grad invests in co-op, sees dividends May 18, 2018

[embed]https://youtu.be/0HTm1IpLS4M[/embed] Leaving home to attend university was always an option for Evan Choy, but strong family values and a desire to be a present and…

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TRU's role in agri-tourism October 27, 2017

Ranchers in the Thompson-Cariboo have more opportunities to develop their operations thanks to a new introductory course on agri-tourism in TRU's Applied Sustainable Ranching (ASUR) diploma program. Agri…

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Pioneering entrepreneur to address fall graduates October 10, 2017

An entrepreneur whose career successes have brought international attention and tourism to BC's Okanagan region will address TRU's class of 2017 on Oct. 13. Mr. Anthony von Mandl, founder of…

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Tourism grad wizer than ever August 15, 2017

Bachelor of Tourism grad Max Rivest co-founded the successful coffee leaf tea business Wize Monkey that launched in 2014. We interviewed Rivest back in January of 2015, just after…

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Canada's secret is in the gravy June 30, 2017

When we think about Canada we often think maple syrup, hockey, toques and of course the beloved French-Canadian delicacy, poutine. Growing up in Gatineau, Quebec,…

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Students give bees a chance April 26, 2017

Companies like TOMS and tentree have proven that consumers will support a product which gives back. In the case of TOMS, a pair of shoes…

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Sweet business plan, with all the toppings April 21, 2017

Risks, returns and frozen treats took top place and $6,000 during the annual Scotiabank Business Plan Competition. Thomas Heine’s graduation got a little sweeter when…

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Future-proofing the next generation April 12, 2017

In what is being touted an entrepreneur economy, the landscape of the traditional labour market has shifted, the era of the lifelong career is changing…

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MBA students compete as furniture CEOs February 9, 2017

Master of Business Administration (MBA) students in the Strategic Management Information Systems course are all geared up for their next competition. The class has been divided…

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Grad hosts inspiring conference for women entrepreneurs January 27, 2017

Julie John, a recent TRU graduate, has been planning and organizing a women’s entrepreneur conference, Be Inspired!, set for Sat., Feb. 4, 2017,  at the Coast…

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Events grad says “I do” to success January 26, 2017

From running home-made concession stands in her backyard to working in upscale restaurants, tourism grad Nicole Sihlis has always had an entrepreneurial spirit and a…

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Fuel-ed by passion December 7, 2016

Upon graduating from Barriere Secondary School in 2010, Jake Young had no plans of getting into retail, let alone owning a business before his 25th…

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An a-maize-ing success July 27, 2016

Cody Inskip is finding sweet success with his popcorn company, Skippy’s Kettlekorn. Inskip who graduated from TRU in 2012, cites the Small Business Management course…