The Lists

Jun 30, 2022
2022 30 Under 30 Winners
By the Editors

Once again, our 30 Under 30 list is a little too impressive. Can B.C.’s youngest trend-setters just chill for a year or two? Probably not. In the profiles that follow, you’ll read about hoteliers, scientists, foodies, transportation CEOs and everything...

Jun 30, 2022
30 Under 30: The sibling founders of Teaspoons & Co. realize their dream
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: Joshua and Joyce Yim’s bubble tea obsession started young. The siblings were under 10 when their parents would bring them to local boba shops around Vancouver. After awhile, they didn’t want to ask their folks for bubble tea...

Jun 30, 2022
30 Under 30: Benson Sung helps brands grow quick with D2C Design
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: When Benson Sung was three years old, his mom brought him to Richmond from what was becoming an increasingly unstable situation in Taiwan. Starting from Grade 10, Sung picked up all kinds of jobs to support his mom...

Jun 30, 2022
30 Under 30: Christopher Reed's Queer Based Media puts the spotlight on queer creators
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: There are fish out of water stories, and then there’s what Chris Reed experienced growing up in Sherwood Park, Alberta: “I lived in a white suburban oil town and went to a Catholic junior high. I’m Indigenous and...

Jun 30, 2022
30 Under 30: The founders of Omnicart help entrepreneurs make deliveries
Nick Rockel

Life Story: Growing up in Tehran, Arya Rashtchian played for the Iranian capital’s professional basketball team. In high school, hoping to leave his conservative homeland, he told his father he wanted to move to Canada. “He was like, Yeah, all...

Jun 30, 2022
30 Under 30: Jake McGregor has had a quick rise to the top of Minerva Intelligence
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: Jake McGregor’s career path feels old school—the type of trail that was blazed 50 years ago. You know the drill: university standout gets a job at a resources company right out of school and rises to the top...

Jun 30, 2022
30 Under 30: Evan McDougall puts roots down with Conifer Homewares
Nick Rockel

Life Story: Not getting accepted to architecture school turned out to be a blessing in disguise for Evan McDougall. Winnipeg-born McDougall, who grew up in Langley and Surrey, attended Carleton University, where he earned a bachelor of industrial design. He...

Jun 30, 2022
30 Under 30: Sang Lê and Arielle Lok are chewing away at food waste with Peko Produce
Nick Rockel

Life Story: At age 11 in her native Vietnam, Sang Lê started a newspaper for preteens and sold it at school. Arielle Lok, who was born in Hong Kong, became a children’s rights advocate after moving to Calgary in 2010.

Jun 30, 2022
30 Under 30: Eva Li quit comfort to help fellow immigrants
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: Eva Li was raised in Hong Kong until the age of 16, when she left for Chilliwack and eventually UBC and SFU, where she built community through a science degree. She ended up spending just under four years...

Jun 30, 2022
30 Under 30: Future Tech Transport's Anil Kumar is broadening the freight brokerage industry
Nathan Caddell

Life Story: When Anil Kumar was in Grade 1, his older brother was diagnosed with a brain tumour. “He says to me on his deathbed, ‘Look, I’m going to die, nothing we can do about it. I need you to...

Copyright © Canada Wide Media Limited. All Rights Reserved
130, 4321 Still Creek Drive Burnaby, B.C. V5C 6S7, 604-299-7311
Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use & Privacy Policy