Business in Action » September 09

Construction St-Arnaud

Founded in 1985, Construction St-Arnaud started as a family subcontracting business, with five brothers and their father. From the very beginning, the company was primarily involved in building [...]


When Dr. Victor Amend moved to Toronto from Russia in 1998, he wanted a concrete house. Toting a PhD in Building Science, Amend understood the benefits of concrete over traditional home framing [...]

Rossdown Farms

Dan Wiebe and his family started Rossdown Farms Ltd., in 1968. Located in Abbotsford, British Columbia, their poultry operation remains a family business. From Monday to Friday, the Wiebe family [...]

Glacier Glass

This year, Glacier Glass will be celebrating its 30th anniversary. It’s a big milestone when you consider the company began as a literal Mom-and-Pop shop in 1979.Peter and Linda Halbgewachs [...]

Bellville Rodair International

Bellville Rodair International (BRI) we know today looks a lot different than it did when it started in 1996. Back then, the company held three people in a small office in Mississauga, Ontario. [...]

Marcotte Mining Machinery Inc

Marcotte Mining Machinery Inc., of Sudbury, Ontario, has enjoyed 30 years of continuous operation since its inception in 1979. It is part of engineering product solutions company The Timberland [...]

Hemi Controls

“I have been in the power system business and specialised in hydro generation for 18 years” Christian Roy, President of power systems specialist Hemi Controls says. In fact Roy has [...]

KMC Mining

“We supply every service that an operating mine provides. The only difference between us and an operating mine is that we don’t own the resource” Allan Flemming, President and [...]

The City of Ottawa talks water quality

Dixon Weir is the General Manager of Environmental Services for the City of Ottawa, responsible for wastewater and drainage, drinking water and solid waste services—although, lately, you [...]

True Energy Trust

The True Energy Trust is an oil and gas exploration and production trust based in Calgary, Alberta. ‘True is powered by a diverse asset base, focused on sustainable growth both in its [...]

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