Citation for BC Aboriginal Business Awards Achiever

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Van - Isle Auto Brokers


At age 17, Mathew Morfitt bought a used Mercedes-Benz with an $8000 loan and sold it a month later for $2000 more. An entrepreneur was born! Thirteen years later, knowing his niche, Mathew opened Van-Isle Auto Brokers, a high-end used car dealership with 25 vehicles. Today, three years later, the business has 60 cars in inventory, employs four staff and generates up to 5 m. in annual sales.

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Previous Awardees

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  • BC Indigenous Business Award

    • 2019 Awardees Announcement
    • 2019 Awardees
      • Mr. Bannock Indigenous Cuisine
      • Imagination FX
      • T’ashii Paddle School
      • Animikii Indigenous Technology
      • Quaaout Lodge & Spa at Talking Rock Golf Course
      • Simpcw Resources Group of Companies
      • Salish Seaside RV Haven
      • Paulette Flamond

    • 2019 Outstanding Business Achievers
      • Persistence Training Centre
      • Tseax Development Group Ltd.
      • Nechako Valley Animal Health
      • Rivermist Excavating Ltd.
      • Top Notch Oilfield Contracting Ltd.
      • Mustimuhw Information Solutions Inc
      • Coast Salish Group
      • Lower Nicola Site Services