2019 Presenters

James Boettcher

Fiasco Gelato

About James

Under Boettcher’s leadership, Fiasco Gelato has established its brand as a “not-only-for-profit” company, prioritizing sustainable business practices. Both internally with its employees’ wellbeing, and externally through its consistent presence in the Calgary community, supporting families and children in need.

Nicolette Richer

Richer Health, The Green Moustache Café

Nicolette SVI Alberta
About Nicolette

Nicolette Richer is an orthomolecular health educator, speaker, organic zealot, guerilla healer and soil to belly entrepreneur. Nicolette has been using organic, unprocessed, plant-based whole foods and an inspiring evidence-based attitude to create healthier neighbourhoods and teach clients how to Eat Real to Heal cancer and chronic illness. When not busy with her restaurants and a thriving health consulting business, Richer Health, Nicolette can be found hanging out in the mountains with her three vivacious daughters and her life and business partner, Pierre (who does not have a green moustache).

Bretton Hammond

Redemptive Developments
Director of Business Development

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About Redemptive Developments

A division of the Jasper Place Wellness Centre, Redemptive Developments was the first to offer mattress recycling in the City of Edmonton, providing stable and meaningful employment to the Wellness Centre’s clientele. The service model has greatly expanded over eight years to include junk removal and a secondhand furniture store, all of which endeavour to provide meaningful employment to those transitioning out of homelessness as well as the general public. The non-profit expanded to Calgary in early 2019.

Chris Hammond

Redemptive Developments
Director of Operations

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Diana Frost

Colouring it Forward

About Diana

Wanting to find a way to support her Indigenous community in a meaningful way, the idea for Colouring it Forward came to Diana in a dream: Native Canadian Art by Canada’s Indigenous Artists including books, cards and calendars to tell the other side of the story of Indigenous people — of hope and of a different future.

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