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The saying, “Our business is growing,” belongs to G-Mac’s AgTeam Inc. (G-Mac’s), and the company holds true to its motto. Since its founding in 2000, G-Mac’s has grown from three small locations to nine well-respected establishments throughout west central Saskatchewan. The Saskatchewan-based...

Gaddess Industrial (Gaddess) strives to make a difference in the steel fabrication industry with the company’s philosophy of continual improvement. Gaddess made a name for itself in New Brunswick as a custom steel fabricator specializing in modular construction.

Around the time of the...

Gagan Foods International Ltd. (Gagan) was founded in 1991 as a dealer of imported carpets and woven rugs from India to the western Canada market by Paul and Ruby Arora. “We began as Weavers Canada,” explains Paul, president of Gagan. “We started moving into food distribution and eventually...

Since 1991, Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited has been providing thrills to patrons in Western Canada. Led by Tony Santo, president and CEO of Gateway, the business operates 18 exciting venues between British Columbia...

General Nutrition Centers Inc. (GNC) set the standard for nutritional supplements. Transparency, ingredient safety, reliability and truth in labeling are the defining characteristics of GNC’s corporate culture. The GNC team aims to keep abreast of the latest scientific findings to develop...

GenerVations Inc. (GenerVations), an innovative privately owned artificial insemination (A.I) company, is taking advantage of global opportunities in a growing industry. The Ontario-based company is committed to pioneering the advancement of dairy operations with representatives across Canada...

Genesis Building Corporation (GBC) is a construction management and general contracting firm with over 20 years in the business. Operating primarily in the Calgary, Alberta, area, the firm specializes in institutional, commercial and light industrial construction and renovations. GBC prides...

Geotech Drilling Services Ltd. has been in business since 1996, when Steve Vlchek, now retired, established the business as an environmental and geotechnical drilling operation. Approaching a landmark 20 years in business...

The market for Canadian-made supplements and natural health products has taken off in the last several years. In Maple Ridge, British Columbia, GFR Pharma is meeting this ever-growing demand. The company was established in 1998 by Richard Pierce in an effort to produce...

Wade Gibbs and Doug Gage met while students at the University of Manitoba, setting the wheels in motion for a more than three decade-long friendship and the creation of the foundation for a design firm that would go on to help define the landscape of western Canada. The pair officially launched...

After years of experience in the construction industry with his family business, Marcus Gillam and his partner Joel Parke ventured out on their own and started Gillam Group. Founded in 2011, Gillam Group is a construction...

Gillam Group Inc. (GGI) may have only been incorporated in April 2011, but the construction management company represents the culmination of decades of hard work and experience on major capital projects. GGI’s founders formed the company after establishing a strong reputation in the...

GK Mechanical Inc. has been in business since 1978. The business has grown significantly over the years, all the while adapting to meet the needs of contractors and building owners throughout Alberta. Headquartered in Edmonton, GK Mechanical serves clients throughout the province with a growing...

John Pleša is the second-generation president and CEO of GN Corporations Inc. (GNC), a manufacturer of tools and equipment for the oil and gas production industry that is based in Airdrie, Alberta. John’s father, Nick, founded the company in 1965 with his brother, George, as George and Nick’s...

Brampton, Ontario, numbers amongst the largest and fastest growing cities in Canada. It is also one of the country’s most diverse communities, with more than 175 ethnic backgrounds speaking over 70 different languages. In 2009 Brampton saw a need to create a space for the community to come...

Gary Graham and Sean Prewett founded Graham-Prewett Inc. (GPI) in 2001 after a series of mergers and acquisitions at their previous employers left the two wanting to work for a company more cleanly structured and service-oriented. Subsequently built from the ground up in Fresno, Calif., GPI has...

Grass Root Dairies (GRD) is a family-owned and -operated dairy farm situated in Salmon Arm, British Columbia. The business has been around since 1981, when the Gort family established the small operation after emigrating from Holland.

In 2007, Kathy and Gary Wikkerink purchased the farm,...

In the last several years business has been moving quite swimmingly for Great Lakes Food Company (GLFC). Located near the shores of Lake Erie, the Ontario-based smelt processor and international distributor continues to make big waves in the little fish market in North America, and more recently...

Fossil fuels, which include natural gas, propane and oil, are used to produce roughly 85 percent of all of the energy we consume. However, they are non-renewable resources that produce 21.3 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide a year. Nearly half of that cannot be absorbed by nature. Carbon dioxide...

It’s not easy competing in the global forage market, but Green Prairie International Inc. (Green Prairie) is in the business of finding innovative and increasingly efficient ways to supply quality forage products to clients around the world. John Van Hierden, president and CEO of Green Prairie,...

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