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Northwestern British Columbia includes the traditional territory of the Tahltan, and it is a vast area rich in natural resources such as gold, copper, silver, green energy, forestry, wildlife, as well as wilderness resources. However, taking advantage of valuable opportunities in the territory,...

For more than five decades, Tampa Hall Ltd. (Tampa Hall) has been a symbol of building innovation across central Canada. The Ontario-based manufacturer has led the charge in researching, developing and advancing the use of engineered building components in residential, commercial, institutional...

Target Excavating Inc. (Target) is a family-owned pipeline and excavation company located in Provost, Alberta. The company’s niche is in pipeline installation, but Colin Booker, operations manager and part-owner of Target, insists his team has many talents. According to Booker, oil field...

Tony Reschke, general manager of Team Mixing Technologies (Team Mixing), says his job is the best ever. “I’m a geotechnical engineer by trade, but I love what I do now,” Reschke shares. “We have a dedicated team that develops unique products and we get to work on some of the most cutting-edge...

In 1989 Terry McLaughlin quit his job and founded Terlin Construction Ltd. (Terlin) as the first general contractor to focus exclusively on commercial retail construction. Over the next two decades, Terlin evolved and developed as a leader and innovator in full service interior construction for...

With a 30-year history of providing quality, integrated environmental service, Tervita Corporation serves a broad market throughout Canada. The company’s headquarters is in Calgary, Alberta. Employing approximately 2,000 people, the company operates, in roughly 100 locations throughout Canada....

Founded in 1940, The Dalton Company Ltd. has been providing professional building services to customers throughout the greater Toronto area for more than 75 years.

Today the family-owned and operated company is run by third-generation owners Randy...

The Dalton Company Ltd., based in Toronto, is a family-owned professional building services business that has served Ontario since 1940. Over 70 years of experience has taught the Daltons how to anticipate the increasingly complex building process and hold on to the core values that first...

The Graff Company ULC (Graff) has spent 45 years sawing, drilling and scanning its way to top of its industry. Based out of Brampton, Ontario, the company has steadily grown thanks to developing employees into a unified “Team Graff” that delivers through superior customer service. “The company...

Winter 2010 - Building a new custom home can be a challenge. Those who choose to do so seek an exceptional space tailored to their needs, tastes and aspirations, but realizing such a place can become an exhaustive, sometimes daunting, project. An architect must be...

The Greater Toronto Area is a busy region of more than 5 million residents, many of whom travel by public transit. Eventually Metrolinx GO Transit found itself with a challenge at its Pickering station in the suburbs of Toronto: south side parking ran out, and not only did it need to lease space...

Calgary’s fastest-growing companies have survived everything from a brutal recession to a volatile local economy and devastating flood in 2013 all while building innovative, thriving businesses. The Roof Hospital tops this list, claiming the No. 1 spot in the 2014 Profit 500 rankings as Calgary’...

In 1983, Revelstoke Construction Ltd. and Braniff Construction merged to provide clients with an increased range of construction services. The merger created Vic Van Isle Construction Ltd., which brought together construction professionals that take pride in investing heavily in the success of...

Shay Hanratty founded Thermal Aluminum & Glass Ltd. (TAG), a Calgary-based commercial and residential window design and installation business, in 2009 after working in the industry for 12 years.

“I went to school at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology,” Hanratty explains. “...

Thomas Design Builders Ltd. (TDB) has been providing Manitoba with quality design-build services since 1980. The crux of the business is repeat customers, and TDB has achieved such a high rate by standing by its five-part commitment to the client. These company pillars include honest fair...

For a company that’s only 8 years old, Thompson Valley Erectors Ltd. (TVE) has quickly made a name for itself in multiple markets throughout British Columbia. The diverse industrial construction contractor supports a wide...

Ray Northey founded Timberline Custom Homes (Timberline) in 1996 as a division of Northey Contracting Inc. (NCI). “I founded NCI in 1989 at the age of 25,” says Ray. “At 18 years old I entered the construction trade by working for my cousin’s husband, Rob Riel.”

Ray goes on to note that...

Titan Logix Corp. (Titan) has been in business since 1979, when the company began operating as mining resource development company Titan Pacific Resources. Through the late 1980s, the business built electrical infrastructure for mining operations. As the market shifted, the team identified...

After many years with one of Canada’s largest contractors, four once co-workers turned owners decided it was the right time to start up a company of their own, creating Tonda Construction Ltd. (Tonda). By combining backgrounds in commercial construction, Tom Head, Dave Grant and Tom Weller – now...

In recent years, Alberta’s population has skyrocketed. According to new figures from Statistic Canada, as of July 2013, the provincial population now tops 4 million. The 1.08 percent growth rate in three months and influx of over 42,800 people in the last three months is the highest of any...

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