Business in Action » October 09

Mattawa Hospital

Located in northern Ontario, Mattawa is a small town that was originally a settling area for families who came to work in the growing lumber industry back in the 1800s. As its population steadily [...]


You might think ModSpace is a young player in the modular building industry, but in reality there are 40 years of experience underlying the new company. Founded in April 2007, ModSpace was formed [...]

Farmers Cooperative Dairy

They might not know it, but when Atlantic Canadians choose the Farmers Dairy brand, they are actively supporting real farms run by real families. Be it milk, butter, cheese or ice cream, serving [...]

Birkshire Developments

Nine years ago, Mike Young’s phone was ringing off the hook. People were calling to ask if he could help them with their building projects. After much contemplation, Young and his wife, Kim, [...]

Durabuilt Windows & Doors

Sometimes companies need a push in another direction to realise their full potential. Change could mean new ownership, restructuring or rebranding—anything that brings in fresh perspective and [...]

IPE Logistics Inc

Based in Toronto, IPE is an international freight forwarding company that handles ocean, air, and ground shipments. Jeff Hao, General Manager, came on board in January 2005, which was an [...]

Lesage Inc.

As Canadians living in a post-industrial society, the refrigerator is a household appliance that we have come to depend upon. Without one, our eating habits would be significantly different, [...]

Evans Development

The housing market in Saskatchewan is booming these days. Residents seem to have been relatively unscathed by the recession that has dented the rest of the country. The consensus is that houses [...]

RG Properties

When Graham Lee was a student at the University of British Columbia, he was assigned a project to write a business plan that would be viable in the real world. Lee decided to write a plan for a [...]

Beaverbrook Developments

When you’re in the market to buy a house, there is more to consider than a nice pile of bricks. You have to factor in the surrounding neighbourhood and accessibility to all your major amenities. [...]

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