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Defending your Business in the Digital Age

The problems associated with running a small business are many and varied: are your customers going to pay your invoices in time? Do you have enough work to hire that extra person? Is your supply chain robust enough to deal with sudden changes in demand? Up until recently, there wasn’t much chance that cyber security was on the list of typical worries for a small business owner, but that’s changing…

SMEs are Juicy Targets for Cyber Criminals
Armada Hoffler

Building Success for 35 Years

Armada Hoffler has been developing, building, and managing office, retail and multifamily properties for 35 years. Projects cover a diverse range of property types, from town centers and neighborhood grocery-anchored retail centers to luxury apartments and five-star hotels.

Armada Hoffler
Adria

Adria Manufacture Inc.

Adria Manufacture, based in Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec, designs and fabricates industrial electrical equipment including portable substations, industrial control panels, motor controls and switch assemblies. The company also provides equipment refurbishing and electrical testing services.

Adria Manufacture Inc.
Marcomm

Marcomm Systems Group

Marcomm Systems Group Inc. (MSGI) has been designing, supplying, installing, and commissioning highly sophisticated physical electronic controls and security systems since 1991. The Ottawa based company can secure every aspect of a building, from the perimeter to the inner core, in what President Dave Trudel calls “an onion approach.”

Marcomm Systems Group
Eco-Flex

Eco-Flex

Old, discarded tires have been clogging Canadian landfills for decades. In 1992, Alan Champagne decided it was time to do something about it. He rolled up his sleeves and launched Eco-Flex Recycled Rubber Solutions – a company that only sells products made from 100 percent recycled automotive tires.

Eco-Flex
Profire

Profire Energy Inc.

Safety First Profire Energy Inc.By Mark Golombek View in E-MagazineView in Brochure The oil and gas industry is booming, but comes with high injury and fatality rates. Profire is in the business of ensuring the safety of all workers in this industry despite the dangers inherent in this line of work. Business in Focus spoke with Nathan McBride, Profire’s finance and communications manager, to discuss the company’s technological advancements and the state of the industry. Improper monitoring of burner systems is unfortunately common in oil and gas operations. Necessary precautions are often neglected, leading to injury and fatalities. Profire is […]

Profire Energy Inc.
Paragon Partners

Paragon Partners

Paragon Partners defines the word paragon as “an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept.” The Western Canadian boutique firm strives to live up to this definition…

Paragon Partners
ECSCoffee

ECS Coffee Inc.

These days, the cost of a cup of coffee to go – specialty or otherwise – can be quite expensive. With the very popular Keurig and Tassimo machines readily available for the home market, many people have turned to making their own. It’s tough to stay innovative in this saturated market, but as the premier Canadian source for home beverage products, ECS Coffee Inc. has been providing every conceivable machine, gadget and ingredient to the industry since 2008.

ECS Coffee Inc.
HolyCrap

Holy Crap

A series of life changing events led Corin Mullins and husband Brian to the top of a booming enterprise. Their entrepreneurial spirit is unwavering. Acknowledged as one of the most successful ventures to come out of the highly acclaimed Dragons’ Den, the Mullins’ healthy, nutritious natural food products have reached great success in Canada and internationally.

Holy Crap
ParkTown

Saskatoon’s Park Town Hotel

Situated on the South Saskatchewan River, the city of Saskatoon remains one of Canada’s most historic and unique cities, known internationally for the friendliness of its citizens and the beauty of its surroundings…

Saskatoon’s Park Town Hotel

October 19, 2017, 4:57 AM EDT

Wind on the Rise

In the world of renewable energy, wind power is growing fast. It is projected that 10 percent of the energy generated in the United States will come from wind farms by 2020. Offshore wind farms are a relatively new addition to the American energy market, but the technology has been well established in Europe and is now taking off state-side as well.