With stunning scenery to appreciate both en route and at the destination, Peterborough & the Kawarthas marries natural beauty with a thriving and vibrant city. Conveniently located between major city centres Toronto and Ottawa and the northeastern United States, Peterborough & the Kawarthas also boasts the Trent-Severn Waterway, a National Historic Site of Canada and one of the world’s best integrated navigation systems complete with numerous marinas and lock stations for those choosing to arrive via boat. The area is poised for sustainable growth, setting the stage to become the most innovative and sustainable community and economy in Ontario. In Peterborough & the Kawarthas, sustainable prosperity is possible.
ACO, Inc.Water Ways: Drainage Design for Our Age
Dedicated to developing the best water management and drainage systems across the globe, ACO, Inc. improves the collection and reuse of water with its unique modular trench drains, in the process enhancing both the water and the environment.
GNM CompaniesCollaboration and Integrity: Building Homes, Lives and Relationships
With a specialty in heavy carpentry work and rough framing, Arizona-based GNM Companies, LLC, is a family-owned construction company with 25 years of experience crafting homes, condos, hotels and student dwellings.
Pinal County, AZGood People, Good Business
Located at the center of the Sun Corridor between Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, and home to over 439,000 residents, Pinal County comprises both mountains and deserts, and boasts a wealth of economic sectors including copper mining, manufacturing, distribution, and agriculture.
EnercareTurning the Energy Tide with Net Zero Homes
As the cost of living soars and climate change looms, developing a robust stock of net zero homes might just be the best option for a more sustainable society. The Canadian government, supported by the Ontario Energy Association (OEA), aims to reach net zero emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) by 2050.
Canadian Apartment Properties REITSupplying the Demand: How CAPREIT is Investing for the Future
The search for affordable housing — whether to rent or own — can be a challenging one, hampered by inaccessible websites, absentee landlords, and a severe housing shortage. Canadian Apartment Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (CAPREIT), the country’s largest publicly traded rental housing provider, aims to help alleviate that. With interests in approximately 67,500 well-located residential apartment units, townhomes, and land lease communities, the company strives to create welcoming, accessible, and dynamic communities across Canada with properties maintained by teams of committed experts.
Knight Growth StrategiesKnight in Shining Armour: Fighting for Housing Affordability
It takes a lot of blood, sweat and tears to transform a vacant, dilapidated building into something welcoming, functional and liveable for tenants who might not meet traditional rent qualifications. Amanda Knight, who currently owns seven buildings around Nova Scotia—a combination of duplexes, a triplex and a fourplex—does just that, embracing the challenge of taking a house and turning it into a home.
Samco MachineryPeople Power: Communication, Innovation, Teamwork
What began as a one-man operation in 1972 has since flourished into a global enterprise with manufacturing locations in both Canada and India, an admirable feat that Samco Machinery Inc., proudly embraces. A true family business, Samco was founded by Joe Repovs. The company is now run by his son, who carries on the goal of creating customized roll forming machines, value-added solutions and coil processing equipment, and providing innovative and unique services that meet and exceed specific customer needs.
Wiregrass Economic DevelopmentSouthern Hospitality – Soaring High in Wiregrass Region
Southeast Alabama is a great place to live, learn, work, and prosper, facts of which the residents of Coffee and Geneva Counties, along with the City of Daleville in Dale County, are well aware.
Massage Addict Inc.Kneadful Things: Putting the Rest in Stressed
Whether used for injury rehabilitation, sports therapy, relaxation or mental health support, an effective massage performed by a reliable professional remains an overwhelmingly popular choice of treatment for many. Finding the quality — and consistency — in treatment can be challenging, but Massage Addict Inc., Canada’s first and largest membership-based massage therapy provider with more than 100 locations across Canada, addresses and skilfully handles these issues. Massage Addict’s proven business concept serves a gap in the market by providing affordable therapeutic massage without sacrificing quality or service.
The Buzz Around BeesThe Money In Honey
Check out any local farmer’s market this season and you’ll be sure to find at least one stand devoted to all things bee-related: candles, waxed food wraps, soap, lip balms, and of course, honey. You can’t help liking these little guys who are working so hard for us.
CCRMPromise and Potential: Filling the Gaps in Cell and Gene Therapy
Established 10 years ago to leverage scientific strengths in regenerative medicine in Canada, CCRM continues to assert Canadian leadership in the life sciences. With a particular focus on the promise of cell and gene therapy, the organization’s goal is to not only treat symptoms of diseases, but to cure them.
BOWEN Group, a division of AgilusBuilding a Future Where Everyone Belongs
Success in the highly competitive staffing and recruiting industry requires more than matching jobs with candidates or managing contract workers. This is where BOWEN Group’s team of dedicated employees differentiate themselves—they strive to support and grow diversity and belonging in every facet of business.
City of Cibolo, TXLittle City, Big Heart
One of the safest and most livable cities in the State of Texas, the City of Cibolo in Guadalupe County, south central Texas, is bordered by the I-10 to the south and I-35 to the north. Cibolo is successfully attracting diverse new residents with its outstanding work, school and leisure opportunities.
City of Moscow, IDGrowing and Thriving Is What They Do Best in Moscow
If you’re looking for a great place to visit, live, or work, the City of Moscow, Idaho, boasts impressive amenities including access to international airports, strong broadband, a fantastic live music scene, and stellar restaurants – just to name a few.
Exp GroupFruits of Their Labor: Fresh Fare from Exp Group
While this past year has created an atmosphere of upheaval and uncertainty around the world, it has also generated an unprecedented awareness of the importance of personal health and wellbeing, including the need for healthy, nourishing food. With more than 40 years of experience distributing fresh produce on the East Coast, the multinational Exp Group out of New Jersey has the necessary skills, proficiency and knowledge to provide a wide, delicious range of fresh fruits and vegetables from Central and South America to satisfy the demands of even the most discerning customers.
Theory Wellness/Dacon CorporationFlower to the People – Theory Wellness On the Grow with Dacon
With the ongoing legalization and societal acceptance of medical and recreational cannabis use, growth and purchase across the globe, providing safe, certified product to conscientious consumers has become not only a priority but a profitable business model. Theory Wellness – a vertically integrated East Coast company with operations in both Maine and Massachusetts – has recently expanded its operation with the construction of a state-of-the-art new cultivation, production and manufacturing facility built in collaboration with Dacon Corporation.
Enabling Eco-Friendly ConsumptionBuyer Aware
Living in a consumer-driven society means making numerous decisions every single day regarding purchases made in both a personal and professional capacity. With the growing awareness of and appreciation for sustainable products from environmentally conscious companies, customers are increasingly putting their money where their morals are and moving toward buying green —and businesses are learning how to step up to meet the demand.
Egg InnovationsGood Eggs: Treating Chickens With Kindness
It’s not often you meet someone with a PhD in Avian Ethology — the scientific and objective study of bird behavior — but it’s evident within moments of speaking to John Brunnquell, President and CEO of Egg Innovations, that he’s definitely an expert in his field. His organic, free-range egg production company is growing steadily with exciting new products arriving this year, as it aims to establish itself as a leader and model in the ethical treatment of chickens in order to produce a healthier, sustainable egg.
Women Entrepreneurs Balance Work and FamilyMinding Your Business… and Your Children
Those who say you can’t do it all clearly haven’t met a woman running her own business while also raising a family. Attempting to balance work life with personal life when you’re a mother and a business owner is probably one of the most challenging jobs out there. Adding the realities of financial inequality between women entrepreneurs and their male counterparts to the difficulties of sharing childcare and house duties with a partner means these women battle with much more than just the daily strains of keeping a business afloat. And yet, they’re still taking it on and getting it done admirably.
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