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Current Industry Profiles
In the first installment of Canadian Industry’s Famous Canadian Brands series, we look at Canada Goose. The company was built from the ground up, much like many Canadian companies, with one significant difference. While many Canadian brands have left the country seeking less expensive manufacturing capabilities, or other international financial incentives, Canada Goose has stayed firmly planted in Canada, celebrating and cherishing its heritage. - view here
With a long list of accolades and awards behind the Dominion Lending Centres (DLC) name, you might not at first believe that the company is just a 10-year old enterprise. Founded in 2006 by Gary Mauris and Chris Kayat, DLC is now Canada’s top mortgage company and the number one originator of mortgages in the country.
Owned by the province of Ontario, Infrastructure Ontario (IO) is a corporation dedicated to serving the needs of Ontarians through building and development, sustaining communities and the future.
In recent years, increasing awareness of healthy eating has changed the way Canadians see food. From snacking, to dining out, to the consumption of fast food, the way people eat is shifting. In this month’s Famous Canadian Brands series, CIO looks at Topper’s Pizza, a family business that has tapped into Canadians’ cravings for a better pizza experience.
In the past couple of years, natural resources sectors have come under the spotlight in media—as Canada’s energy industry is in distress and global mining jurisdictions face hard times. However, one company is progressing in leaps and bounds: Brazilian mining giant Vale has reason to celebrate this year, as 2016 marks 100 years of operations in Canada for the mineral producer.
Building in Canada’s North: it takes a lot of planning and a lot of tenacity, perhaps a little more than in other parts of the country. This is why NGC Builders, based in the Yukon, has thrived, because the company has built a reputation on delivering the best construction projects in the harshest environments and in the most difficult conditions.
In August, Canadian Industry had the distinct pleasure of speaking with François Laporte, President of Teamsters Canada, to reflect on a very special milestone: the 40th anniversary of the trade union. Teamsters Canada is truly a remarkable organization, representing the lives and livelihoods of over 120,000 members in transportation, production, and services and hospitality industries.
In the heart of the southernmost point in Ontario is Walpole Island, on the border between Ontario and Michigan. The Island is about an hour from Windsor and an hour from Detroit, and houses the Walpole Island First Nation—unceded territory inhabited by the Ojibwe, Potawatomi, and Odawa members of WIFN.
Defining the Toronto skyline at 553.33m (1,815ft5in) the CN Tower is Canada's most recognizable and celebrated icon. CN Tower is an internationally renowned architectural triumph, a symbol of Canadian achievement, and an engineering Wonder of the Modern World.
The New Brunswick Liquor Corporation (ANBL, or NB Liquor), is a provincially owned corporation heading up the purchase, import, distribution and retail activity for New Brunswick. Started in 1976, the organization was created from legislation in the separation of the sales of liquor in the province and licensing/control functions.