Stu is a software engineer, gardener, father and musician. Deb is a public relations consultant, environmentalist, mother and Bikram yoga enthusiast.
Originally from Toronto, Deb loves living on Vancouver Island and relishs what it offers from its natural beauty and temperate climate, healthy lifestyle, fabulous community activities and local farmers' markets.
Her passion is getting people together to expand their horizons and create social change. She founded the Organic Islands Festival and Sustainability Expo, which brought together hundreds of businesses with tens of thousands of people looking for ways to live green.
Currently she work in media relations and communications promoting businesses, artists and social causes. She facilitates Compassionate Communication workshops, and also helps businesses improve their communication with employees and the public.