Profiles

You too can have it all!

Karen Stewart is the founder and CEO of Fairway Divorce Solutions, a Calgary-based provider of mediation services. With franchises in 11 Canadian cities and five in the U.S., five-year-old Fairway ...

A league of your own

league own

Last November, Stephanie McLarty found herself in the kind of meeting most young entrepreneurs dream of. The 30-year-old founder of REfficient Inc., a Hamilton-based provider of environmental asset management, had ...

Only in Canada?

Dan Rudich knows how much “bill shock” frustrates cellphone users. He has spent most of his career in the wireless field, most recently as a vice-president at Nomadesk, a provider ...

Over the wall

President and CEO: Peter Uhl, UBB Corp. (Hamin Lee)

UBB Corp. Location: Mississauga, Ont. What it does: Manufactures building blocks that dramatically speed up wall construction President and CEO: Peter Uhl If you’re managing a construction project, it’s prudent ...

A burning need

Kevin Callahan, President  & CEO, Pioneering Technology Corp. (Hamin Lee)

Pioneering Technology Corp. Location: Mississauga, Ont. What it does: Manufactures a cooking system that prevents stove fires President and CEO: Kevin Callahan Some innovations take years to find a market. ...

You don’t have to travel alone

Prairies & Territories Winner: AMR Process Inc. Location: Leduc, Alta. What it does: Engineering-process designs and equipment for oil and gas extraction President: Ashley Robbins Ashley Robbins’ clients might be ...

Swimming against the currency tide

Winner Pacific Region: Chrislan Ceramics and Glassware Decorating Inc. Location: Maple Ridge, B.C. What it does: Manufactures ceramic beer-tap handles and distributes glassware Executive team: Glenn Laninga, secretary; Alan Laninga, ...

Swimming against the currency tide

Winner Pacific Region: Chrislan Ceramics and Glassware Decorating Inc. Location: Maple Ridge, B.C. What it does: Manufactures ceramic beer-tap handles and distributes glassware Executive team: Glenn Laninga, secretary; Alan Laninga, ...

If you can’t beat ’em, then change the rules

Atlantic Winner: Mad Rock Marine Solutions Inc. Location: St. John’s, Nfld. What it does: Manufactures lifeboat release hooks President, CEO and CTO: Dean Pelley Dean Pelley was a grad student ...

Ann Kaplan created company to help Canadians finance private medical procedures

Ann Kaplan

Ann Kaplan is building a fortress in a land of giants. Her firm, Medicard Finance Inc., is now pulling together the final pieces of a strategy aimed at making Medicard ...