Business in Action » February 10

G&E Homes

Workmanship and family: That’s what business is all about for G&E Homes. Based in the small community of Steinbach, Manitoba, the company was started in the late 60s, when President [...]

Appleshore Restaurants

As the world’s largest casual dining franchise, Applebee’s has become a common answer to the question “where should we eat tonight?” With annual sales in the billions and [...]


There is a movement underfoot in the corporate management and perception of safety and risk.  Safety and risk are at the head of every company’s list, but how many of them truly [...]

Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation

Last January, CBJ spoke with John Wood, the President and CEO of Freshwater Fish Marketing Corporation (FFMC) about the organization and how important it is to Canadian fishers in northern [...]

Unconventional Gas Resources

Formed in 2007 by the founders of MGV Energy, Unconventional Gas Resources (UGR) is a Canadian based company with an appetite for unconventional gas in North America. With offices in Alberta and [...]

Cargowall Ltd.

Valorie Mueller and Tom Brewer are the owners of Cargowall Ltd., a specialised manufacturer of roll-formed products, located in Bowmanville, Ontario. For those unfamiliar, roll forming is a [...]

Noront Resources

In August 2007, Noront Resources made a discovery in northern Ontario, Canada, that would lead to an unprecedented staking rush on the geological structures surrounding it. They found what is now [...]

Sheridan Nurseries

For a business that is essentially reborn every spring, it’s hard to believe Sheridan Nurseries is 97 years old. And in case you were wondering, the business is nowhere near retirement. [...]

Terra Energy Corp.

Terra Energy Corp. is a Calgary-based junior exploration and production company engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas and oil in western Canada. Operations are [...]

Millard Refrigerated Services

Back in the 1960s, Larry Larsen had a construction business in which he built a cold storage warehouse for a client. When the warehouse went bankrupt, Larsen saw an opportunity, took over and [...]

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