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From volunteer homebuilder to principal architect: Richard Isaac's path to power

Englishman Richard Isaac came to Canada – via Germany – as a volunteer homebuilder for First Nations communities. Now, he leads Manasc Isaac, an award-winning architectural firm >

Carrie Langevin sought inspiration from her grandmother in the creation of Mother Earth Essentials

The owner of Mother Earth Essentials talks entrepreneurship and her work with the Métis Women’s Council on Economic Security >

20/20 Series: Alberta’s trade ties with China

International trade isn’t just about exports. It’s about the two-way flow of goods, services and investments, and China represents a huge opportunity for Albertan companies >

Allison Grafton was destined for design

The Rockwood Custom Homes president followed her passion and made the leap from investment banker to the luxury home business, and it’s paying off >

DIALOG’s Jim Anderson opens up shop in San Francisco

The chair of the architecture and design firm sees a need for transit development throughout the U.S. >

Dan Balaban’s thoughts on renewable energy

The man behind Greengate Power and Alberta’s two largest wind farms, offers spin-free thoughts on the future of energy >

Swimco is a family affair – with Lori Bacon at the helm

Bacon has been with Swimco through it all: from its humble beginnings in the family basement to its expansion throughout Alberta and B.C >

Mind the Gap: Women in business

In Alberta, women hold 11 per cent of board positions on TSX-listed Alberta issuers and occupy eight per cent of executive offices - a long way from equality >

20/20 Series: What makes a great leader?

For the inaugural story of Alberta Venture’s 20/20 series, we talk to former prime minister Kim Campbell about what makes a great leader – and what makes Alberta’s unique >

Who is behind Alberta’s fastest growing companies?

We find out their secret to success >