Tara Armstrong

Tara Armstrong


MLA Candidate

About Tara

A Private Sector Trailblazer

Tara Armstrong is a seasoned professional with a remarkable track record in the private sector, particularly in pioneering small business ventures. Her journey is marked by a commitment to entrepreneurship and a wealth of experience in various domains.

Aviation and Global Experience

Tara's career took flight in the field of aviation, where she held diverse roles, including the unique experience of living and working abroad in Dubai, UAE. Her global exposure broadened her perspective and added an international dimension to her professional journey.

Entrepreneurial Roots and Business Expansion

In 2006, Tara returned to Canada to join her family's entrepreneurial start-up, embarking on a mission to execute a corporate franchise business expansion strategy. The endeavor bore fruit in 2007 when the business opened its doors in British Columbia, with the launch of an extra-provincial franchise in Kelowna.

Driving Small Business Success

For nearly two decades, Tara demonstrated exceptional leadership by spearheading the transformation of a small, single-province franchise business into a thriving nationwide success story. Her expertise extended to consulting on the business model on a global scale. In 2018, she and her team pitched their business on CBC's Dragons' Den, securing offers from three of the formidable "dragons."

Champion for Senior Citizens

Tara's commitment to advocating for the rights and well-being of senior citizens is a central theme in her career. She has dedicated a significant portion of her professional life to this vital segment of society.

Conservative Values and Leadership

Hailing from Alberta and raised in a hardworking family, Tara's deep Conservative roots were instilled in her from an early age. Her political interests were nurtured through insightful discussions with her beloved late father. Tara is a natural leader who firmly supports the core values that define Canada as the "true north strong and free." She admires leaders who prioritize doing what's right over what's popular.

Commitment to the Conservative Party of BC

Since June 2023, Tara has served on the Board of Directors with the Conservative Party of BC, finding a meaningful and dedicated political home. She eagerly anticipates the opportunity to work with the constituents of Kelowna-Lake Country-Coldstream, bringing back much-needed common-sense policies to the riding and the province. Tara Armstrong is poised to be a strong advocate for her community and a champion of conservative values in her role as a candidate for Kelowna-Lake Country-Coldstream.