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Adventures in Business
98 minutes | Jun 24, 2020
Richard Margison & Valerie Kuinka, Highlands Opera Studio
Richard Margison & Valerie Kuinka from the Highlands Opera Studio talk to Corina about the challenges of being a professional musician, making it work as a musician in Canada, and ultimately, what led them to leave Toronto, and head to the Highlands to make their unique business dream a reality!
78 minutes | Jun 4, 2020
Jewelle Schiedel-Webb, Haliburton Highlands Brewing
Corina is joined remotely by Jewelle Schiedel-Webb of the Haliburton Highlands Brewing company. They talk about running a brewery with your husband and kids, the surprising challenges they faced coming from the MTO, and how they're adapting their business to the new reality of the pandemic.
36 minutes | Apr 23, 2020
Robin Banerjee, Algonquin Eco-Lodge
<p>Robin Banerjee, of the Algonquin Eco-Lodge, an off-grid getaway in the highlands, about building his business, getting write-ups from the Globe and Mail, Guardian, CAA and more, and how he courts his target audience.</p>
84 minutes | Apr 22, 2020
Tammy and Jocelyn Donaldson, South Algonquin Trails
Corina is joined by Tammy and Jocelyn from South Algonquin Trails, a family business that takes groups on horse riding tours. They talk about the challenging early days of the business, things they might have done differently, and some unique ways they found to make a living doing what they love, and sharing that joy with others.
49 minutes | Apr 18, 2020
Scott and Laura Neilson, Walker's Heating and Cooling
Corina welcomes Scott and Laura of Walker's HVAC, to discuss their transplantation from Southern Ontario to the Haliburton Highlands, working together as a couple, the perennial challenge of finding employees, and a bit about how they've managed to guide their business from the early days to where they are now.
82 minutes | Apr 9, 2020
Brigitte and Michael, The Occurrence
Corina chats with Brigitte and Michael about: their puzzle-making business, their relationship, running the business together, their varied careers, what drove them to become entrepreneurs and how they cope with running a business in uncertain times.
44 minutes | Apr 2, 2020
Barrie Martin, Yours Outdoors
<p>Corina chats with Barrie Martin about the unique challenges of a unique business, how he made his way to where he is now, the support of family, and how he plans to keep his business running into the future!</p>
50 minutes | Mar 11, 2020
Craig Bowker, Ski-Mazing
81 minutes | Mar 6, 2020
Terry Craig and Jennifer Wanless-Craig, Artech Studios
Terry and Jennifer talk to Corina about their business, Artech Studios, a glass-blowing shop, and teaching studio. They cover making a living out of their passion, transitioning through different areas of business to find success, and how to work and live together as a couple!
35 minutes | Feb 25, 2020
Anna Schleifenbaum, Castle Antiques
<p>Anna stops by to talk about her eclectic business ventures, from an Antique shop she runs with her father, to a cafe where they roast their own coffee beans, to a third business designing and building log homes! Corina finds out how she got started, and what drives her to keep expanding into new territory!</p>
34 minutes | Feb 19, 2020
Julie Barban, Heritage Ballet
<p>Julie Barban owns and teaches dance at Heritage Ballet in Haliburton, Ontario. She and Corina talk about how she got started, is it more of a passion/profit project, how she manages business in a seasonal economy, and what it takes to keep a small business running for 19+ years!</p><p><br></p><p>Heritage Ballet:</p><p>https://www.heritageballetstudio.com/</p><p><br></p><p>Brought to you by Canoe FM, www.canoefm.com</p>
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