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REPORTING · 6th November 2011
Walter McFarlane
The eleventh speaker was Josh Callahan. He shared his story, which took him from BC to Japan as a Preschool teacher. While he was there, he helped open a new school and learned he needed to advance his education.

He studied international business, and then he had an eye opener.

“I realized that business is more then just the bottom line, there is social, there is economic and political information and knowledge that you need to run a successful business,” said Callahan.

He was blown away by the people of the community, children were playing on the streets, cars were stopping at crosswalks. He was received by a welcoming community.

“My platform is to be proactive, and have teamwork. And the only way we’re going to have that is by defining a vision for Kitimat, where we’re going to be in 10 years. What happens in these next three years will determine where we will be in the future,” said Callahan.