Kris Thorkelson

President

Kris Thorkelson is proud to be the owner of My Place Realty and is focused on helping to improve the City of Winnipeg one apartment building at a time. Kris shares My Place Realty’s vision of leading the industry by providing quality apartments that people can be proud to call home.

My Place Realty has built partnerships with many local businesses to help maintain and improve our buildings within the community and aim at keeping our tenants happy. We have also partnered with Bell MTS to offer preferential pricing and expedited services at a discounted rate.

Outside of his work at My Place Realty, Kris is a Winnipeg-based entrepreneur who owns a chain of retail pharmacies in the city. He is the owner of The Prescription Shop, which has three retail outlets in Winnipeg. He also owns two medical clinics that are attached to his pharmacies. He has been a licensed pharmacist since 1991.

Seeing the continued rising costs of prescription medication, Kris also founded Canada Drugs in 2001, an international online pharmacy based in Winnipeg. Canada Drugs helped millions of patients from around the world gain access to the most competitive prices on the best brand and generic medicines from Canada and around the world.

Kris attended the University of Manitoba from 1986 to 1996, receiving a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology Major) and a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. From 2004 to 2006 and 2008 to 2010, Kris served as a counsilor for the Manitoba Pharmaceutical Association .

Kris is family focused and has 4 daughters. He enjoys watching them in their sports and spending time with them at their cottage or traveling the world.