Mark Phillips

A man holding a bunch of fireworks in both arms with a lit match in his mouth
Photographed by Ash Murrell

Mark Phillips is from Jamaica and has lived in Canada for 40 years, sixteen of them in the Bay of Quinte region. He is the owner of Mystical Distributing Company Ltd., Canada’s largest fireworks importer and distributor. He ended up here by fluke aiming for Mississauga. When asked what he loves about living here in the Bay of Quinte region this is what he had to say: “I love the people here and the easy access to everything.”