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The 2022 1Awards winners revealed!

Four finalists came out on top this year.


Four local businesses are getting a boost to build on their success

We’ve celebrated 10 years, we’ve welcomed 11 entrepreneurs to pitch and now the panel has chosen four businesses as the 2022 FirstOntario 1Awards winners!

Congratulations to Hamilton’s Darling Donuts, Love My Mat Yoga, Wax and Fire Co. and Port Colborne’s Anchors Away Support Services.

Darling Donuts offers gourmet, customized mini-versions with vegan and gluten-free options while Love My Mat Yoga creates sustainable, environmentally conscious yoga props. Wax and Fire Co.’s soy candles are made with essential oils and are designed with happiness, health and the environment in mind. In Port Colborne, Anchors Away provides developmental support services through specialized programming that extends to the surrounding areas.

2022 FirstOntario 1Awards Winners

Thank you to all of the finalists who pitched near perfect presentations this year. Good luck to all of you – your future certainly looks bright.

Stay tuned for next year – watch for updates in early 2023!


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