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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

Canada Goose

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

Diana Olsen has a penchant for great coffee. This passion led her to be one of Canada’s most innovative food entrepreneurs—but it wasn’t a simple path to success. Olsen tried her hand at many different crafts and interests before landing on coffee, and a stint in France provided the inspiration to start Balzac’s Coffee Roasters (named after Honoré de Balzac, a celebrated French novelist).

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Pizza Pizza, Canada’s most famous pizza chain, turns 50 this year. And so too does the legacy of quality, service and the “hot and fresh” guarantee that the brand is known for.


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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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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.

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It is Canada’s largest airport, and busiest. Connecting domestic and international travellers, businesses and goods, Toronto Pearson International Airport is run by a team of experts: experts in flight, operations experts, experts in travel, and experts in customer service.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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