Business in Action » Nov/Dec 09

Prestige Telecom

Prestige Telecom’s story began in 1980, when the company started as a niche provider of refurbished electromagnetic switches and installation services for companies, such as Bell Canada. As years [...]


Choosing furniture is often a combination of functionality, style and price. Bestar Inc. under­stands all three considerations, which is why it offers chic and practical products, at affordable [...]

Skelton Truck Lines

About 28 years ago, Ontario-based Skelton Truck Lines got a call from a customer; he needed the company’s carrier services to haul blood products from Canada to the United States. In learning [...]

Armco Capital

If you live in Atlantic Canada, you have probably heard of Armco Capital.  That’s because the company owns 40 per cent of the residential market, developing 600 to 700 lots per year. Over the [...]

Swish Maintenance

Swish Maintenance started in 1956 in Peterborough, Ontario, when Walter Ambler decided he needed a career change. Prior to founding Swish, Walter had worked for another company for most of his [...]

Ajax Textile

Ajax Textile is a family-owned commission dyeing and finishing operation that began in 1954, inside a small, post-war maintenance building. Founder Tony Serra, a seasoned dyer and businessman, [...]

De Beers Diamonds

The largest diamond company in the world, De Beers, broke new ground in the Northwest Territories, Canada, with the official opening of its Snap Lake Mine in July 2008. Snap Lake is the first of [...]

Adex Mining

Nestled in southern New Brunswick lies a unique mining property, called Mount Pleasant, known for the concentra­tion of its resources. According to a Government of Canada report, Mount Pleasant [...]

Phoenix Industrial

Phoenix Industrial has a different approach to solving customers’ problems.  “We’re not traditional,” says Kelly Adams, Vice President. “We help clients from a process-oriented perspective. [...]

Sea Cargo Air Cargo Logistics Inc.

Mississauga-based Sea Cargo Air Cargo Logistics Inc (SCACLI) is an international freight forwarder that offers a full range of import and export services for air, sea and rail transportation, [...]

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