Business in Action » October 11

P.R. Engineering

Founder Paul Grieco began Oshawa, Ont.-based P.R. Engineering in 1965. A family business, it was in only a few years later when Grieco’s two sons, Frank and Joe Grieco, would join in the [...]

ACFN Business Group

On the outskirts of Fort McMurray in the TaigaNova Eco-Industrial Park, construction workers are in the midst of an impressive 44,000 square foot office complex with an adjacent 21,000 square [...]

Novotel Toronto Centre

The success of Novotel Hotels stems from French-based hotel brand Accor Hotels. Coming to Canada in 1987, Novotel opened its first location in Mississauga, Ont., followed by three others [...]


International exploration company WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: WZR.V) anticipates adding a new title in the near future: Producer WesternZagros’s focus has been primarily on the [...]

Airlines Hotels and Resorts

Suit and tie, slicked back hair, aggressive, and cut throat. It’s the archetypal profile of the businessman, perpetually reinforced in cinema and literature and, often, reality. Then there [...]


There are few more frustrating things in life than being ready for sleep, yet unable to catch the ‘zzzzz’s’ you need. Before you know it, your mind starts dissecting [...]

Beddington’s Bed and Bath

By adding the final touch to any room, home linen is the first thing you often notice in a house. The colours, textures, materials and styles can make a delightful space out of the drab, comfort [...]

Sherway Nissan

Sherway Nissan’s goal of growth is both ambitious and admirable: to become Canada’s largest Nissan dealership. Since upgrading to a larger facility at this time last year, Sherway [...]

Can-Pet Inc.

The Can-Pet Inc. story begins in 1976. Originally under the name Global Pet Food Sales Inc., a wholesale retailer, the company was quite unique in that it dually operated as a wholesale to the [...]

Simpson Seeds

A family-owned seed producer and pulse crop exporter since 1975, in recent years Simpson Seeds has shifted its focus to its lentil offerings, now processing and exporting lentils to more than 70 [...]

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