Welcome to Industry Media

Industry Media is an interactive publishing company dedicated to serving the information needs of business professionals in Canada and abroad.  Headquartered in Kitchener-Waterloo, the technology hub of North America, Industry Media produces online magazines Canadian Industry Online (CIO) and Global Renewables Online (GRO), with a mandate to share Canadian innovation success nationally and beyond, as well as showcase the best in international renewable energy development.

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Current Industry Profiles

There aren’t many technology companies in the world that can claim 100 years in business, much less achieve global success and household recognition like IBM has.

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The year 1929 was one of change, where technological advancements in all industries and sectors, and in the way people lived, were rapidly evolving.

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In 1965, 17-year-old Fred DeLuca dreamt of being a doctor. In order to pay for his education, he knew he would need to work. This led the entrepreneurial DeLuca to open a sandwich shop, with a loan of $1,000 from a friend.

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With global markets continuing to shift and political turmoil leading headlines in 2016, it may have been a difficult year to focus on the great news in Canadian business. However, one company continues to thrive and grow despite ups and downs in the North American economic landscape

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TransLink manages buses, rapid transit, commuter rail, SeaBus, the major road network (approximately 600 km) and five bridges in Metro Vancouver, and is Metro Vancouver's regional transportation authority. TransLink is responsible for regional transit, cycling and commuting options as well as Intelligent Transportation System programs and services are delivered through our operating companies. - view here

CIO recently had the opportunity to connect with Deborah Poole, general manager, Wayfair.ca, to talk about how the company has grown in Canada and what the strategy is for future development.

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BGIS (formerly Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions) has spent more than 20 years developing a full range of unparalleled consulting, management and delivery services for corporate occupiers of real estate. The company is part of Brookfield Business Partners (a listed partnership that includes industrial and business services companies).

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With Canadian transportation being at the pinnacle of development, CIO recently had the opportunity to connect with Phil Verster, CEO of Metrolinx, to discuss how Metrolinx is moving people forward.

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It’s a remarkable story, one of hard work and great minds coming together to create one of the most innovative and entrepreneurial Canadian companies to ever exist.

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When Vancouver International Airport (YVR) opened in 1931, traffic was impressive for the time with 1,072 passengers travelling through the airport’s gates.

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