Lori O'Connell has a strong entrepreneurial spirit. She started and ran small businesses over the 19 years she lived in the greater Vancouver area, and now having moved back to her native Ontario, has plans in the works to start small businesses in her new community, Burnstown, ON.
Lori moved across the country with her partner Chris and three cats in June 2022 with a dream, to build their new home on a 2.6 acre forested property they bought on the Madawaska River in Burnstown, ON. Their plan is to build a highly efficient eco-friendly home, built to the Passive House standard where they will run several small businesses:
Lori and Chris are currently still building their home and developing their property, with plans to move in before the end of 2023. They hope to start running these on-location businesses in early 2024.