Business in Action » January 10

The Beer Store

Despite accusations from the temperance movement that alcohol was the source of most societal problems, the majority of Canadians strongly rejected the prohibition in the early 20th [...]

Remco Group

Interestingly, the company’s history goes back 59 years, when Cohen’s grandfather owned a business called Cohen Cartage, which special­ized in moving hanging garments within the city of Montréal [...]

PetroBakken

The Bakken formation in south-eastern Saskatchewan, Canada, is fast becoming a major hotspot for onshore oil. Lesser known than the celebrated oilsands, the Bakken formation is a 350 [...]

Newton Group of Companies

Ed Newton grew up on a farm in New Zealand, where he and his family did all the heavy lifting themselves. Newton reckons that’s why building and carpentry appealed to him—it’s honest, hard work. [...]

Janod Contractors

We’ve all seen the yellow signs, warning drivers about fallen or falling rocks on the road ahead. Of course, these road signs are helpful for avoiding accidents, but preventing rocks from falling [...]

City of Thompson

The hub of the north Less than 55 years ago, what is now the bustling city of Thompson was vast wilderness, nestled in mid-central Manitoba. Thompson’s story starts in 1956, when Vale Inco [...]

Hewitt Equipment

Hewitt Equipment Limited thrives in a tough Canadian climate A tough economy only accelerates and exposes the Darwinian nature of industry. Only the strong survive. And indeed, it has not been an [...]

The City of Corner Brook

Western Star “This is the most beautiful place on earth to live, I believe.” So says Mayor Greeley of the City of Corner Brook, Newfoundland. Since researching the city that lies on [...]

DHL Express Canada

No matter where you are in the world, if you are familiar with any aspect of the logistics industry—air, land or sea—you have heard of DHL. That’s because DHL is an interna­tional brand with both [...]

City of Brampton

OPEN FOR BUSINESS According to Mayor Susan Fennell, Brampton’s business success is about three things: location, location, loca­tion. Just look at the map. As the largest in-land [...]

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