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Look Back to Move Forward

Look Back to Move Forward

It’s easy to always have our sights set on the future. The New Year brings new ambition, opportunity and of course, challenges. In order for us to move forward, we look back and reflect on the year, where day-to-day growth can often seem so small—but as we collect the days,...

1-minute read
PB Birthday Celebration

PB Birthday Celebration

Seven years ago, we started Poppy Barley to create better fitting boots. The company we’ve grown into is a reflection of our team, customers and community who keep driving us forward.
6-minute read
Our Chance at a Long, Healthy, Happy Life

Our Chance at a Long, Healthy, Happy Life

Larry Simpson is a man set out to make a difference on our planet and will encourage you to do the same. Learn more about The Footprint Fund partnership with the Nature Conservancy of Canada.
6-minute read
Raise Her Up: Lourdes Juan

Raise Her Up: Lourdes Juan

Lourdes Juan has an entrepreneurial spirit running through her veins. Find out what inspired her to hustle from a young age and how she’s using her leadership skills to fight the food waste epidemic in our communities.
2-minute read
Raise Her Up: Maya Gohill

Raise Her Up: Maya Gohill

Painter and illustrator by day and award-winning interior designer by night, Maya Gohill is a creative power woman whose work can be found around all corners of the world. Read more to find out who and what inspires her creative process and how she turned her unduly passion into a...
5-minute read
Raise Her Up: Shelley Spaner

Raise Her Up: Shelley Spaner

Shelley is a woman of all trades: radiologist, partner, board director, health program founder, country music fan and tennis enthusiast (the list goes on!) Find out how she’s empowering women to close the gender gap when it comes to health and wellnes.
6-minute read
Raise Her Up: Jennifer Mehalko

Raise Her Up: Jennifer Mehalko

Jennifer Mehalko has been an interior designer for over 15 years, a movement teacher for nearly 10 years AND launched her first lifestyle collection just over 2 years ago! Hear about her journey growing her new dream in her hometown.
5-minute read
Raise Her Up: Teresa Clouston

Raise Her Up: Teresa Clouston

Contributing to the leadership and growth of ATB, Teresa Clouston, Executive Vice President of Business and Agriculture, thrives on seeing others succeed. We had the chance to hear her experiences as a leader in one of Alberta's most successful organizations.
6-minute read
Raise Her Up: Jessica Janzen

Raise Her Up: Jessica Janzen

Jessica Janzen is a force to be reckoned with. After losing her six-month-old son to a rare disease, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, she started her own foundation, Love for Lewiston, and has raised over $620,000 to date. She’s also a social media trailblazer, business owner and mother of three.
6-minute read
Raise Her Up: Martha Jamieson

Raise Her Up: Martha Jamieson

Martha is the Senior Vice President of Strategic Servies at the Edmonton branch of DDB, one of the world's leading advertising agencies. With more than two decades of experience in her field, Martha is a creative force who gives her all to the clients she works with.
2-minute read
Raise Her Up: Nancy MacDonald

Raise Her Up: Nancy MacDonald

Nancy is a natural leader with a curious mind who has helped to shape how Edmontonians move with and interact with the city. As the Vice President of Urban Planning for the Edmonton-based global design firm Stantec, Nancy is passionate about creating better and more livable cities.
5-minute read
Raise Her Up: Kendall & Justine Barber

Raise Her Up: Kendall & Justine Barber

In 2012, Kendall and Justine took a leap of faith by quitting their career jobs to start Poppy Barley. More than learning how to run a successful and nationally recognized business, they have learned how to listen to themselves.
3-minute read