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Current Industry Profiles
They’re calling it a “Fanniversary”: DQ Canada celebrates 75 years in 2015, and franchisees across the country are celebrating. As a matter of fact, on June 22nd, global franchises held a mass anniversary cake-cutting at 8pm, much to the delight of DQ fans everywhere.
A truly Canadian legacy: almost 135 years of operations, through booms and busts and everything in between. Imperial Oil, the country’s second largest oil and gas producer, is the country’s oldest—and has explored, developed and operated to serve millions of customers and provide the materials necessary for a vast array of consumer products.
L. Chabot Enterprises has roots that date back to 1965, when Lucien Chabot started out as an owner-operator in Winnipeg with a single truck working on construction projects. With determination, hard work and the support of his family, he built up his business.
In a time when communications technology was just starting to boom, a company in Ontario got into the market with a grand vision: to take on the major telecommunications players in Canada and develop IT and tech services for rural customers.
One of the most prolific non-profit Aboriginal organizations in Canada is the Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association (NAABA). Representing over one hundred Aboriginal Businesses in northeastern Alberta, NAABA is “committed to enhancing and creating an environment, which promotes businesses, jobs, and training for the betterment of all Aboriginal people in the region.”
When speaking with Leigh Coulter and Chrissy Guthoerl of GGS Structures Inc., it’s clear that the Southern Ontario company has its business strategy pointed in the right direction. “For 30 years we have been separating ourselves from the competition in Canada by creating buildings in our niche that are better and stronger,” Coulter says.