VICTORIA – The Victoria Chamber of Commerce held their annual Business Awards on Thursday, May 10.

The winners are:

  • Business Leadership – Canadian Tire Hillside; Finalist: The Truffles Group
  • New Business – angela COTE Consulting Inc.; Finalist: Horizons Holistic Health Clinic
  • Business of the Year (1-10 Employees) – Engaged HR; Finalist: Atlas Junk Removal Inc.
  • Business of the Year (11-39 Employees) – Russell Books; Finalist: Oswego Hotel
  • Business of the Year (40+) – Peninsula Co-op; Finalist: Pizzeria Prima Strada
  • Outstanding Workplace – Inn at Laurel Point; Finalist: Robinson’s Outdoor Store 
  • Innovation – Vecima Networks, Inc.; Finalist: Sheringham Distillery Ltd.
  • Outstanding Customer Service – Urban Smiles Victoria; Finalist: Frontrunners Footwear
  • Sustainable Business Practices – Waymark Architecture; Finalist: Abeego Designs
  • Business Person of the Year – Christine Willow, Chemistry Consulting Group; Finalist: Jim Swanson, Victoria HarbourCats 
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year – Raul Caballero, Oui Jewellery; Finalist: Matt Peulen, Stride Propertie
  • Non-Profit of the Year – Greater Victoria Housing Society; Finalist: Silver Threads Services for Seniors
  • Chamber Member of the Year – Al Hasha of Maximum ExpressLogistics & Freight and Max Furniture  
  • Governors’ Lifetime Achievement Award Winner – Eric Charman