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If it’s made of steel and used for industrial and agricultural applications, chances are that M&G Millwrights Ltd. (MGL) can design, manufacture, install and service it. The company was founded in 1967 in Elmira, Ontario, with just a small group of millwrights. As time passed however, the...

In 1993 Mark Prendergast, founder and president of M&L Supply Fire and Safety (M&L), decided to turn his hobby into a life-long career. “I’d been working as a volunteer firefighter for about 18 years,” he recalls. “I loved the line of work so much that I wanted to continue and turn it...

MacKinnon’s Lobster Pound Ltd. (Lobster on the Wharf) has been a landmark in beautiful Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island (PEI), for over 30 years. Since the 1980s, the restaurant and market has been serving up freshly caught seafood and welcoming hungry tourists and locals with open arms....

Norm Campbell founded Made-Rite Meat Products Inc. 15 years ago when he just couldn’t handle being retired anymore. As a seasoned veteran of the meat packing and processing industry, he found himself “really thinking about what he could have done better over the years,” he explains. Using...

For nearly 30 years, the Martin family has been providing a wide range of construction services and innovative products in Ontario. Gary Martin first established Magest Inc. in 1987 as a general contracting company. The gradual addition of Magest...

Lisa Maltese, co-owner of Maltese Grocery LTD (Maltese Grocery), is passionate about food and her family-owned and –operated store. “We eat a minimum of three times a day so why not love what you eat,” shares Lisa, who continues sharing this passion with customers – who are more like extended...

Since 1968, Manitex Liftking has been designing and manufacturing heavy-duty equipment for commercial and military applications. Based in Woodbridge, Ontario, a suburb of Toronto, the business serves customers throughout the world...

Manroc Developments Inc. (Manroc) is a world leader in Alimak mining and the only contractor of its kind in Canada to continuously pursue new technologies and applications relating to narrow vein horizontal stope mining. Manroc’s...

In the late '80s Al Salomon had all of his time being consumed with the ins-and-outs of his current employer, a Toronto-based catering company. Inside him, however, was welling up the desire to run his own catering business, as he longed for the creative control to cater events in his own unique...

For over two decades Marine Contractors Inc. has been providing western Newfoundland with just about every kind of heavy and civil construction service possible, literally paving the way for progress. The company is co-owned by Glynn Pike and his partner Daryl Bennett. “We have come along way...

In a boom or bust industry, Mariner Seafoods (Mariner) has been continuing a tradition of family fishing since the late 1970s. In order to meet clients’ varying needs, the family-owned and -operated business is divided into Osprey Marine Ltd (OML), Mariner Seafoods Ltd. (MSL) and Mariner...

Emil Glukler immigrated to Canada after training and working as a pastry chef in Switzerland. In 1963, he founded Mark-Crest Foods Ltd. (MCF) alongside his wife. The couple began making a small line of pie and pastry products in a small space in the basement of British Columbia Ice & Cold...

Since 1983, Martech Electrical Systems Ltd. has been providing electrical installations and services to commercial, industrial and residential customers throughout British Columbia. As the largest electrical firm in British Columbia’s...

Since 1987, in the interior of British Columbia, Marwest Utility Services Ltd (Marwest) has been the infrastructure-building backbone behind Canada’s major gas and utility companies. As the exclusive anchor-point company for Fortis Inc. (Fortis) within British Columbia’s interior, Canada’s...

Master Pools by Dominion Gunite Calgary Ltd. (MPDG) started out in 1955, not building pools at all. Originally (and still legally) operating under the name Dominion Gunite, the team worked for a decade, specializing in shotcrete for tunnels, retaining walls and other construction applications. “...

There are few companies in North America that can claim to have had as much of an impact on any product as the Mastronardi family has had on tomatoes. A pioneer and industry leader in the gourmet tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, eggplant, lettuce and berries industry for four generations, the...

The Toronto Maple Leafs played at Maple Leaf Gardens for 68 seasons. The team may have relocated to new arena in 1999, but Toronto’s historic Garden District celebrated a new era and hockey’s return to the historic arena in September 2012. It took three years, but Ryerson University and Loblaw...

Maximum Seafood (Maximum) is making waves in the ever-popular live and fresh seafood market. Since 2001, the Ontario-based seafood wholesaler has been importing a variety of species from all corners of North America and delivering quality-assured fresh seafood to retailers throughout the...

Summer 2010 - Mel Di Nunno has a long history in the electrical and mechanical fields. “I’ve had training, and I have a sheet metal ticket and electrical ticket,” he says. Di Nunno had been working for a company whose owner retired, leaving Di Nunno with the options of...

The Marsh family of Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, takes serving its community to heart. Don Marsh and his wife, Lois – and in more recent years their two sons, Grant and Wayne – have owned and operated Meadow Lake Home Hardware Building Centre in Meadow Lake for the past 22 years. The family...

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