From portraits by pet photographers to shots of handmade wedding dresses and skateboards, these galleries were the most popular in 2014
Portraits by pets-only studio in Edmonton
Chewed Slippers was started by two photographers who closed their individual businesses and went after a niche. See the gallery here.
Handmade dolls fly off the shelves in B.C.
More than three-quarters of Bamboletta’s handmade dolls disappear within 20 minutes after appearing on their website. See the gallery here.
Oh yeahhh! Russell Oliver through the decades
Toronto’s Cash Man wants to expand his gold- and jewellery-buying business through Ontario and beyond. See the gallery here.
Rings made just for divorcees
Break Up Gems, based in Montreal, is trying to create a new market for celebratory jewellery. See the gallery here.
See skateboards being built at Roarockit
Founder of Roarockit came up with a new way to shape wood veneer, making it it ripple like the ocean. See the gallery here.
Handmade wedding gowns at the Ines Di Santo workshop in Ontario
Mother-daughter team of Ines and Veronica Di Santo sew high-end wedding gowns. See the gallery here.
Vancouver Island Salt takes home top prize
The maker of flavour-infused salts sourced from the ocean comes out on top in the Small Business Challenge contest. See the gallery here.