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Franco-Nevada

Franco-Nevada is the gold-focused royalty company that changed the way the royalty game is played. It was Toronto-based founders, Seymour Schulich and Pierre Lassonde, who originally conceived [...]

Golden Boy Foods

The story behind Golden Boy Foods is one of those feel-good tales of family struggle and ultimate success. Headquartered in Vancouver, the company was started in 1979 by the Viranis, a family who [...]

Advanced Orthomolecular Research

In January 2013, The Canadian Business Journal introduced readers to the Calgary-based nutritional supplement formulation company Advanced Orthomolecular Research (AOR). AOR focuses on creating [...]

KUUS Inc

In 1986, Ron and Heidi Kuus combined their passion for winter sports and opened the doors to KUUS Inc., a leading supplier of ski and snowboard waxes and tuning accessories. Ron Kuus, formerly a [...]

Three Way Builders

If you want to be a successful construction company in rural Manitoba—Steinbach, to be exact—you had better be able to provide a range of services. You will be asked to do everything [...]

Xstrata Zinc

As the world’s leading diversified mining group, Xstrata sets the bar for mining operations globally. The company is listed on the London and Swiss stock exchanges, and has commodity [...]

Fort Frances

Fort Frances is located on the Ontario-Minnesota border directly above Interstate 5 to Kansas City. The community is situated on a no-wait border with full rail access. The International border [...]

WOW! Factor Desserts

It’s your choice. Chunky chocolate cheesecakes. Tiramisu tulips. Pecan flans. At WOW! Factor Desserts, you’re only limited by how much your stomach can hold. With over 60 high-quality [...]

Trumbley & Hampton Inc

There probably aren’t too many things you can build that Trumbley & Hampton Inc. doesn’t have experience doing. As an Ontario-based construction company, they’re pretty [...]

Halifax Water

In the summer of 2010, The Canadian Business Journal featured Halifax Water, the municipal water, wastewater and stormwater utility serving the residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality [...]

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