Allied Marine & Industrial Inc.

With the company motto, “Superior Craftsmanship Through Superior Personnel,” company President and CEO Bob Mitchell is enormously proud of Allied’s 60-strong staff. “When you look at the value considerations against the quality of work, we are, quite frankly, the best,” he says of the company and its 24-hours per day, 365 days a year service.

Getting it Right the First Time


RuggedCom out of Concord Ontario is a corporation that possesses such technology. The company has pioneered and developed tools that have become staples in the communications equipment industry. We recently had the pleasure of speaking with Joerg Freitag, RuggedCom’s General Manager, and Jim Slinowsky, Vice President of Marketing, about this specialized equipment and why it is so important and necessary.

Smart Solutions for Tough Environments

Cordell’s Design

Creating the Perfect Space Cordell’s DesignBy Claire Suttles View in E-MagazineView in Brochure The team works hand in hand with customers to help them create stunning interior spaces – whether or not customers realize that they have the artistic flair required. Through careful consultation, high tech software, and engaging visuals, Cordell’s Design is able to draw out the unique vision that each customer has for his or her interior space. Twenty full time interior designers offer creative design solutions to a wide range of clients, including private homeowners, builders, retailers, and business owners. The company has been decorating Calgary’s homes […]

Creating the Perfect Space

The Charcoal Group of Restaurants

Through word of mouth, this group has built a mini empire that caters to all tastes and continues to garner rave reviews from the denizens of Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge and this past summer the newest addition to the Charcoal Group family, Beertown, was opened in Cambridge, becoming an instant success.

Exceeding Expectations

City of Kelowna

Situated by the gorgeous Okanagan Lake with a population of 170,000 in the central Okanagan area and 119,000 in Kelowna itself, Kelowna is very much a “summer resort community” with an abundance of tourist activity.

A Healthy Community on the Rise

The State of Labour Unions in Canada

While approximately 70 percent of employees in the public sector are unionized, recent figures show that union density in the private sector is at an all-time low of 15.9 percent. With these declining numbers, the possibility of a post-union workforce in Canada may become a reality and the question may arise: are labour unions still relevant in today’s workforce?

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The Canadian Debt Industry

This increase in credit card debt, bank loans and mortgages is partially attributed to the recession, but in fact, this increasing debt will continue to rise as long as interest rates are kept low, which in turn stimulates spending and artificially sustains the market at a time when costs of living continue to rise and incomes stagnate or stay the same.

Maintaining Debt on the Edge of a Fiscal Cliff

Tetra Tech

When Brent joined Wardrop, it was a company that had been operating in the mining sector since the mid 1960s. In the 2000s there was a lot of change in the marketplace, so the company determined that it would put a greater focus on growth in the market, and started to build teams to take on the workload.

Working for Clients Worldwide

City of Mission

Mission is on a mission. We spoke with Mayor Ted Adlem, Chief Administration Officer Ken Bjorgaard, and Economic Development Officer Stacey Crawford about the exciting prospects for the town and about how Mission strives to be the most business friendly community in Canada.

A Small City Making Big Plans

Kodiak Mountain Stone

Presently, Kodiak Mountain Stone provides owners, builders, designers and architects with a diverse selection of manufactured stone, natural stone, brick, acrylic stucco and lightweight concrete fencing for their building needs. The company has showrooms in Lethbridge and Calgary in Alberta and a manufacturing plant in Springville, Utah. We spoke with its founder and President, Jeff Heggie, about the company and its products.

Rock Solid

January 24, 2019, 8:30 AM EST