• People

    Kathy Leskow

    Kathy Leskow is on track for world cookie domination. Her cookie business is fuelled by her love of cookies, her respect for good ingredients, and her belief in a quality product. These values shine…

    December 4, 2015
  • People

    Greg Ball

    There’s no denying that Greg Ball is a career chameleon –he is a Hollywood writer, a lawyer, and passionate storyteller. While wrapping up his law degree, he and his former writing partner developed a…

    November 25, 2015
  • People

    Jacqueline Jacek

    When Jacqueline Jacek first decided to start her own company, she wanted to combine things that make people happy —for her, those things included fashion and chocolate. After attending an “Ecole Chocolat” in New…

    November 18, 2015
  • People

    Amor Carandang

    We had the chance to catch up with Amor Carandang —owner and half of the design mega-team behind Hunt Amor studio — right before the launch of her (and partner, Chris Provins’) new collection…

    November 10, 2015
  • People

    Wes O’Driscoll

    The Nowhere Fast brand started in 2009 after Wes O’Driscoll and his friend decided to screen print a few t-shirts to sell as promotional merchandise for a magazine he was curating. When the shirts…

    November 9, 2015
  • People

    Geoff Linden

    When Geoff Linden and his wife Joanne first decided to open their first café, they were taking a leap towards realizing a dream that had been many years in the making —and we are…

    November 5, 2015
  • People

    Blair McFarlane

    Blair McFarlane has been around the Edmonton social scene for (a few years) longer than most, and if there is one business owner in this city that respects the soul of our growing community,…

    October 26, 2015
  • People

    Tom Gazzola

    A few years ago —when streaming news online was still a somewhat novel idea— reporter Tom Gazzola was offered a position with the Edmonton Oilers as a digital media anchor for the team. This…

    October 26, 2015
  • People

    Sylvia Soo

    At 32 years old, Sylvia Soo has repeatedly demonstrated that she is an inspirational force to be reckoned with. A two time cancer survivor, business owner, author, and educator, she is proof of how…

    October 25, 2015
  • People

    Kevin Cam

    Kevin Cam may not have been born in Edmonton, but he – and his restaurant North 53 – are definitely examples of what epitomizes Edmonton’s spirit.…

    October 25, 2015
  • People

    Kendall Barber

    Since returning to Edmonton in 2006, Kendall Barber has channeled her tenacious energy and dedication to hard work into the many projects she has taken on over the years. From her blog about discovering…

    October 25, 2015
  • People

    Alyssa Lau

    23 year old Alyssa Lau is a born-and-raised Edmontonian who is making waves in the global fashion industry with New Classics — an online store that promotes style with a conscience. After graduating from…

    October 25, 2015
  • Features

    YEGpeople Launch Event

    YEG people invites you to celebrate the launch of our website and to toast all the amazing people that helped bring this project to life. Join us on Friday November 13th, when we take…

    October 24, 2015