Canada’s Best Managed Companies: Platinum Winners

These companies have been named some of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for more than seven years running

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Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Platinum Winners

Platinum-winning companies have earned the honour of a spot on the list of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for seven or more straight years.

See also: New Winners, Requalified Winners, and Gold Winners

CompanyHead officeChief executiveIndustry
A&W Food Services of Canada Inc.North Vancouver, B.C.Susan SenecalRetail
Acadian Seaplants Ltd.Dartmouth, N.S.Jean-Paul DeveauAgriculture
Adastra CorporationMarkham, Ont.Jan MrazekTechnology
Airline HotelsSaskatoonBetty Anne Latrace-HendersonHospitality
All Weather WindowsEdmontonRichard ScottManufacturing
Alliance Energy Ltd.ReginaJ. Paul McLellanConstruction
altis.excelHROttawaKathryn TremblayRecruitment & staffing
Ames Tile & Stone Ltd.New Westminster, B.C.Chuck PhillipsWholesale distribution
Apollo Health and Beauty Care Inc.TorontoCharles WachsbergRetail
Armour Transportation SystemsMoncton, N.B.Wesley ArmourTransportation
Armstrong Fluid TechnologyTorontoAlexander van der WeerdManufacturing
Arpi's Industries Ltd.CalgaryJulie BerdinConstruction
Artopex Inc.Granby, Que.Daniel PelletierManufacturing
ASL Distribution Services Ltd.Oakville, Ont.Cole DolnyTransportation & logistics
Associated EngineeringEdmontonKerry RuddEngineering & architecture
ATRAHAN TransformationYamachiche, Que.Réjean NadeauWholesale distribution
Avison YoungTorontoMark RoseBusiness services
B. A. Robinson Co. Ltd.WinnipegShea RobinsonWholesale distribution
Bayshore HealthCareMississauga, Ont.Stuart CottrelleHealth care
BBA Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Que.André AllaireBusiness services
BCF s.e.n.c.r.l. / LLPMontrealP. Mario CharpentierBusiness services
Bill Gosling OutsourcingNewmarket, Ont.David RaeBusiness services
Bison TransportWinnipegRob PennerTransportation
Bodtker GroupCalgaryHowie KroonWholesale distribution
Boston Pizza International Inc.Richmond, B.C.Jordan HolmRestaurant
Boulangerie St-Méthode Inc.Adstock, Que.Benoît FaucherRetail
Brandt Group of CompaniesReginaShaun SempleManufacturing
Brock SolutionsKitchener, Ont.Vivienne OjalaTechnology
Burnbrae Farms Ltd.Lyn, Ont.Joe HudsonFood manufacturing
Burnco Manufacturing Inc.Vaughan, Ont.Homer SayyadConstruction
Cactus Restaurants Ltd.VancouverRichard JaffrayRestaurant
CANA Group of CompaniesCalgaryJohn SimpsonConstruction
Canad InnsWinnipegDan LussierHospitality
Canarm Ltd.Brockville, Ont.James CooperWholesale distribution
Capital Paving Inc.Guelph, Ont.Geoffrey StephensConstruction
CBCL Ltd.HalifaxMichael R. MacDonaldEngineering & architecture
CBI Health GroupTorontoAvi BarkinHealth care
Challenger Motor Freight Inc.Cambridge, Ont.Daniel EinwechterTransportation
Charm Diamond CentresDartmouth, N.S.Richard CalderRetail
Clark BuildersEdmontonPaul VerhesenConstruction
Coast Capital Savings Credit UnionSurrey, B.C.Calvin MacInnisFinancial services
Colemans Food CentresCorner Brook, Nfld.Frank ColemanRetail
Concentra BankSaskatoonDon CoulterBusiness services
Conestoga Cold Storage Ltd.Mississauga, Ont.Greg LaurinWholesale distribution
Connect First Credit UnionCalgaryPaul KellyFinancial services
Cooke Aquaculture Inc.Blacks Harbour N.B.Glenn CookeAquaculture
Cougar Drilling Solutions Inc.EdmontonGreg MittelsteadtOil & gas
Cowan Insurance GroupCambridge, Ont.Heather McLachlinInsurance
D2L CorporationKitchener, Ont.John BakerTechnology
Dancor/CoreydaleLondon, Ont.Danny SanitaReal estate
David Aplin GroupCalgaryJeff AplinBusiness services
Day & Ross Transportation GroupHartland, N.B.Bill DohertyTransportation
Deca CablesTrenton, Ont.Darrell EdgettManufacturing
Design Group Staffing Inc.EdmontonMike DuffBusiness services
Diamond Schmitt ArchitectsTorontoDonald SchmittEngineering & architecture
Dilawri's Crown Auto GroupWinnipegAshok DilawriAutomotive
Dillon ConsultingTorontoTerry BoutilierProf., scientific & tech services
DLGL Technologies CorporationBlainville, Que.Jacques GuénetteTechnology
Durabuilt Windows & Doors Inc.EdmontonHarry SunnerManufacturing
DynaLIFEDxEdmontonJason PincockHealth care
E.B. Horsman & Son Ltd.Surrey, B.C.Tim HorsmanWholesale distribution
E.C.S. Electrical Cable Supply Ltd.Richmond, B.C.Mohammad MohseniWholesale distribution
Eagle Professional Resources Inc.TorontoJanis GranthamBusiness services
EastlinkHalifaxLee BraggTelecommunications
EllisDon Mississauga, Ont.Geoffrey SmithConstruction
ELRUSCalgaryCarollyne CoulsonConstruction
Emmerson PackagingAmherst, N.S.Stephen EmmersonManufacturing
EMSTorontoRobert Vanden BroekWholesale distribution
Engineered AirCalgaryDonald TaylorConstruction
Equipment Sales & Service Ltd.TorontoMorgan CroninHeavy equipment & parts
Esri CanadaTorontoAlex MillerTechnology
Evertz Technologies Ltd.Burlington, Ont.Romolo MagarelliTechnology
FarrowWindsor, Ont.Richard FarrowCustoms brokerage
Fengate Asset ManagementTorontoLou Serafini Jr.Financial services
FLOFORM CountertopsWinnipegEdward (Ted) SherrittManufacturing
Flynn Group of CompaniesMississauga, Ont.Doug FlynnConstruction
Fountain Tire EdmontonBrent HesjeRetail
Fresh Direct ProduceVancouverDavis YungWholesale distribution
Friesens CorporationAltona, Man.Chad FriesenPrinting & manufacturing
G AdventuresTorontoBruce Poon TipTravel
Genesis Hospitality Inc.Brandon, Man.Kevin SwarkHospitality
Gentec InternationalMarkham, Ont.Joel SeigelWholesale distribution
GenumarkTorontoMark FreedWholesale distribution
GHY InternationalWinnipegRichard RiessCustoms brokerage
Giampaolo Group Brampton, Ont.Joe CarusoRecycling & manufacturing
Giftcraft Ltd.Brampton, Ont.Trevor CohenWholesale distribution
Golder Associates Ltd.CalgaryHisham MahmoudConsulting, design & construction
GoodLife FitnessLondon, Ont.David Patchell-EvansFitness
Govan Brown Construction ManagersTorontoJoseph KirkConstruction
Graham CalgaryGrant BeckConstruction
Great Little Box Company Richmond, B.C.Robert MeggyManufacturing
Greenfield Global Inc.TorontoHoward FieldManufacturing
Gregg Distributors LPEdmontonGary GreggIndustrial distribution
Groupe Deschênes Inc.MontrealFrancois DeschenesWholesale distribution
Groupe Germain Inc.Quebec CityChristiane & Jean-Yves GermainHospitality
Groupe MasterBoucherville, Que.Louis St-Laurent Distribution
Groupe Montoni (1995) Division ConstructionLaval, Que.Dario MontoniConstruction
Groupe RobertBoucherville, Que.Michel RobertTransportation & logistics
Groupe Savoie - Les Résidences SoleilBoucherville, Que.Nataly SavoieReal estate
Groupe Trans-WestMontrealRéal GagnonTransportation
Harbour Air SeaplanesRichmond, B.C.Greg McDougallTransportation
Harry Rosen Inc.TorontoLaurance RosenRetail
Hatch Mississauga, Ont.John BianchiniEngineering & architecture
Home Hardware Stores Ltd.St. Jacobs, Ont.Kevin MacnabRetail
Houle Electric Burnaby, B.C.Paul HillConstruction
HTSTorontoPaul PiluttiConstruction
Hunter Amenities International Ltd.Burlington, Ont.Berny AmielManufacturing
HyLife Ltd.LaBroquerie, Man.Grant LazarukAgriculture
I.M.P. Group International Inc.HalifaxStephen PlummerAerospace
Imperial Manufacturing GroupRichibucto, N.B.Normand Caissie Manufacturing
ITC Construction GroupVancouverDoug MacFarlaneConstruction
Jayman BUILT Group of CompaniesCalgaryDave DesormeauxConstruction
Johnston Group Inc.WinnipegDavid JohnstonInsurance
Johnvince FoodsTorontoJoe PullaWholesale distribution
JV Driver GroupLeduc, Alta.Bill ElkingtonConstruction
Kaizen Auto GroupCalgaryNate ClarkeRetail
Klick Inc.TorontoLeerom SegalMarketing & advertising
Klohn Crippen Berger Ltd.VancouverLen MurrayEngineering & architecture
Kriska Transportation Group Ltd.Prescott, Ont.Mark SeymourTransportation
Lakeside Group of CompaniesMississauga, Ont.Greg HoustonProcess automation
Les Emballages Carrousel Inc.Boucherville, Que.Brigitte JalbertWholesale distribution
Levitt-SafetyOakville, Ont.Bruce LevittWholesale distribution
LMS Reinforcing Steel GroupSurrey, B.C.Ron McNeilConstruction
Location d'Outils Simplex SECMontrealAndré VéronneauTool & equipment rental
Long View CalgaryBrent AllisonTechnology
Longo Brothers Fruit Markets Inc.Vaughan, Ont.Anthony LongoRetail
Losani Homes Stoney Creek, Ont.Fred LosaniReal estate
M. Sullivan & Son Ltd.Arnprior, Ont.Robert BallConstruction
M&M Food Market Mississauga, Ont.Andy O'BrienRetail
Magasins Trévi Inc.Mirabel, Que.Clément HudonRetail
Maison Laprise Inc.Montmagny, Que.Daniel LapriseConstruction
Manderley Turf Products Inc.OttawaWayne MoloughneyAgriculture
Maple Lodge Farms Ltd.Brampton, Ont.Michael BurrowsFood manufacturing
Maple ReindersMississauga, Ont.Harold Reinders Construction
Maritime TravelHalifaxRob DexterRetail
Maritime-Ontario Freight Lines Ltd.Brampton, Ont.Doug MunroTransportation
Mastronardi Produce Ltd.Kingsville, Ont.Paul MastronardiAgriculture
McCain Foods (Canada)Florenceville-Bristol, N.B.Danielle BarranFood manufacturing
McDougall Energy Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.Darren McDougallEnergy marketing & distribution
McIntosh PerryVaughan, Ont.Gus SarrouhEngineering & architecture
MDS Aero Support CorporationOttawaJohn JastremskiEngineering, design & management
MedcanTorontoShaun FrancisHealth care
Medical Pharmacies Group Ltd.Markham, Ont.John LeaderPharmaceutical
Mega Group Inc.SaskatoonBenoit SimardRetail
Miller Waste Systems Markham, Ont.Blair McArthurWaste management
Mircom Group of CompaniesVaughan, Ont.Tony FalboTechnology
Modern Niagara Group Inc.OttawaBradley J. McAninchConstruction
Morrison HomesCalgaryDave GladneyConstruction
Mr. Lube CanadaRichmond, B.C.Stuart SulsConsumer services
Murray Auto GroupWinnipegDoug MurrayRetail
Nautilus PlusSt-Hubert, Que.Martin LegareFitness
Newterra, Ltd.Brockville, Ont.Thomas VossmanWater treatment
NienkamperTorontoKlaus NienkamperManufacturing
Novexco Inc.Laval, Que.Denis MathieuWholesale distribution
NRT Technology Corp.TorontoJohn DominelliTechnology
O'Regan's Dartmouth, N.S.Sean O'ReganRetail
Oceanex Inc.St. John's, N.L.Sid HynesTransportation
Odlum Brown Ltd.VancouverDebra A. HewsonFinancial services
Omicron Canada Inc.VancouverWilliam (Bill) TuckerConstruction
OpenRoad Auto Group Ltd.Richmond, B.C.Christian ChiaRetail
Oxford Frozen Foods Ltd.Oxford, N.S.David Hoffman & John BraggAgriculture
Paladin Security Group Ltd.Burnaby, B.C.Ashley CooperSecurity services
Paterson GlobalFoods Inc.WinnipegAndrew B. PatersonAgriculture
PayworksWinnipegBarb GameyBusiness services
PCL Construction Group of CompaniesEdmontonDavid FilipchukConstruction
PenneconSt. John's, N.L.David MitchellConstruction
Pfaff Automotive PartnersVaughan, Ont.Christopher PfaffRetail
PH Vitres d'AutosSainte-Perpétue, Que.Mario JutrasWholesale distribution
Polycorp Ltd.Elora, Ont.Peter SnucinsManufacturing
Pomerleau Inc.Saint-Georges, Que.Pierre PomerleauConstruction
ProcomTorontoFrank McCreaBusiness services
PTI Group of CompaniesReginaGeorge PartykaManufacturing
Quadra Chemicals Ltd.Vaudreuil-Dorion, Que.Tony InfiliseWholesale distribution
Quality FoodsQualicum Beach, B.C.Noel HaywardRetail
Questrade, Inc.TorontoEdward KholodenkoFinancial services
R.V. Anderson Associates Ltd.TorontoShawn ScottEngineering & architecture
Red Sun FarmsKingsville, Ont.Carlos ViscontiAgriculture
Rex Power MagneticsVaughan, Ont.Simon HasserjianManufacturing
RGO Group of CompaniesCalgaryCathy OrrBusiness services
Richardson International Ltd.WinnipegCurt VossenAgriculture
RLG International Inc.Burnaby, B.C.Brad FarrowProfessional services
Ronald A. Chisholm Ltd.TorontoJeffrey RyleyFood merchants
Rush Truck Centres of CanadaMississauga, Ont.Kevin TallmanTransportation
RWDI Group of CompaniesGuelph, Ont.Michael J. SoligoEngineering & architecture
S.i. Systems Ltd.CalgaryDerek BullenTechnology
Sargent FarmsMilton, Ont.Kevin ThompsonProcessing
Saskatchewan Mining and Minerals Inc.Chaplin, Sask.Rodney McCannManufacturing
Seacore Seafood Inc.Vaughan, Ont.Joseph NesticoWholesale distribution
Servus Credit UnionEdmontonGarth WarnerFinancial services
Shah Canada Group of CompaniesVaughan, Ont.Sujay Kumar ShahManufacturing
Sifton Properties Ltd.London, Ont.Richard SiftonReal estate
Simpson Seeds Inc.Moose Jaw, Sask.Greg SimpsonAgriculture
SiriusXM CanadaTorontoMark RedmondMedia
Solutions 2 GOBrampton, Ont.Gabrielle Chevalier & Oliver BockDistribution
Solvera SolutionsReginaReg Robinson and Jim OstertagBusiness services
Soucy Techno Inc.Sherbrooke, Que.François BédardManufacturing
South Country Equipment Ltd.Moose Jaw, Sask.Cameron BodeRetail
Southmedic Inc.Barrie, Ont.Lisette (Lee) McDonaldManufacturing
Southwest PropertiesHalifaxGordon Laing Real estate
Spartan Controls Ltd.CalgaryGrant WildeProcess controls & tech.
Spin Master Ltd.TorontoRonnen HararyToy design & manufacturing
St. Joseph CommunicationsVaughan, Ont.Tony GaglianoMedia
Standard Products Inc.St-Laurent, Que.David NathanielWholesale distribution
StarTech.comLondon, Ont.Paul SeedTechnology
Steam Whistle BrewingTorontoAndy BurgessManufacturing
Steele Auto GroupDartmouth, N.S.Rob SteeleAutomotive
Strike Group Limited PartnershipCalgaryStephen SmithOil & gas
Summer Fresh Salads Inc.Vaughan, Ont.Susan NiczowskiFood manufacturing
Superior GloveActon, Ont.Tony GengWholesale distribution
Supreme GroupAcheson, Alta.John LederConstruction
Tarpon Energy Services Ltd.CalgaryGreg YoungOil & gas
Techmation Electric & Controls Ltd.Airdrie, Alta.Derek PolsfutElectrical & instrumentation
Tenaquip Ltd.Senneville, Que.Glenn WattWholesale distribution
The Cahill GroupSt. John's, N.L.Fred CahillConstruction
The Central GroupMississauga, Ont.Rick EastwoodPackaging & displays
The Dufresne Group Inc.WinnipegTroy Davis Retail
The International Group, Inc.TorontoJohn ReucasselManufacturing
The Oppenheimer GroupCoquitlam, B.C.John AndersonProduce distribution
The Shaw Group Ltd.HalifaxDean RobertsonManufacturing
TransX Group of CompaniesWinnipegLouie TolainiTransportation
Trico HomesCalgaryWayne ChiuReal estate
triOS College Bus. Tech. HealthcareMississauga, Ont.Frank GerencserEducation
TuGoRichmond, B.C.Patrick RobinsonInsurance
United Van Lines (Canada) Ltd.Mississauga, Ont.Dan LawrenceTransportation & logistics
Vector Construction WinnipegBob SpriggsConstruction
Vision Group CanadaMontrealMark CohenHealth care
Waiward Steel LPEdmontonAndrew BrooksManufacturing
Wakefield Canada Inc.TorontoBob MacDonaldWholesale distribution
West Wind AviationSaskatoonMichael RodyniukTransportation
Western Sales Ltd.Rosetown, Sask.Grant McGrathRetail
WGI Westman Group Inc.WinnipegPaul CunninghamManufacturing
White Spot Ltd.VancouverWarren ErhartRestaurant
WilsonsHalifaxIan WilsonDistribution

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