Round 1 Innovators 

Cheekbone Beauty

Cheekbone Beauty is acting to change the negative and stereotypical representations of Indigenous Peoples in the media. It's time Indigenous voices take back the narrative. It's time to #RightTheStory. 💄



The Yukon Soaps Company 

Joella Hogan is building her soap business in the shadow of a new gold mine. The influence of such a large development is felt far and wide, rippling out into the local markets for land and labour.



Cheakamus Centre