TEC Canada members are already some of the most impactful CEOs, executives, and business owners across Canada. With the support of TEC’s peer advisory groups, community TEC Chairs, access to cutting-edge thought leadership and a global network, they’re empowered to achieve even more. Both in their organizations and communities.
Without further ado, join us in celebrating these latest and greatest accomplishments by TEC Canada members and their organizations:
JACKNIFE CO-FOUNDERS MIKE KELAR AND MIKEY RICHARDSON CELEBRATE 26 YEARS IN BUSINESS
Marking 26 years in business, Jacknife Co-Founder and TEC member, Mikey Richardson (Chair: Jeremy Harvey), have released a short film exploring the origins and early development of their approach to creativity and the philosophies that inform the studio’s work today. The film looks at Mikey’s and fellow Co-Founder Mike Kelar’s beginnings as art school students leading up to creating their first design studio, AmoebaCorp., and its influence on the 1990’s Toronto design scene, a period of intense experimentation and innovation in creativity, technology and popular culture. Through some unusual and slightly awkward tales, Mike & Mikey uncover their pivotal experiences in developing and defining the Jacknife brand, known for its unconventional approach to building value through design thinking. Check it out to the right!
TELUS SANTÉ | TELUS HEALTH ANNOUNCES COLLABORATION WITH VIGILANCE SANTÉ
To support the evolving role of pharmacists, Telus has announced a groundbreaking collaboration with Vigilance Santé! This will result in a fully integrated solution allowing pharmacists to prescribe medication for minor ailments right from their Kroll PMS. This prescribing tool will first support pharmacists in Ontario, followed by BC and other provinces. Congratulations to Andrée-Anne Chevalier, President of Vigilance Santé and TEC member, and team on this latest partnership!
QUEBEC’S FIFTH-BIGGEST WOOD PRODUCTS MANUFACTURER, CABICO & CO, ANNOUNCES A $25 MILLION DOLLAR EXPANSION
President of Cabico & co and TEC Canada member, Alain Ouzilleau, has announced that this latest investment expands its company plant in Coaticook by 33 percent, to 200,000 square feet with the addition of a 50,000-square-foot plant. The expansion also sees the addition of more office and meeting space, which will help accommodate the company’s growing workforce. But the biggest change in Cabico & co’s operations with this latest injection of funds into its equipment is the arrival of robots and digital automation and the marriage of that cutting-edge technology with its artisanal cabinet-making.
Learn more about this major investment in the future of the company here.
SUSAN RICHARDS IS HONOURED WITH THE 2022 ORDER OF OTTAWA
City of Ottawa Mayor, Jim Watson, recently inducted 15 residents into the Order of Ottawa for 2022. This included Susan Richards, Managing Partner of Numbercrunch Inc. and TEC member! The 2022 Order of Ottawa inductees are a group of individuals honoured for enriching the city daily and inspiring others to become community leaders. Congratulations on receiving this honour, Susan!
See the complete list of 2022 Order of Ottawa inductees here.
TEC MEMBER COMPANY, ST FRANCIS HERB FARM, RECEIVES MULTIPLE AWARDS
The alive Awards are an exciting annual event promoting and recognizing outstanding product innovation while enhancing the credibility of natural health products. With more than 34 years of creating quality products, we congratulate Paul Rivett-Carnac, President and CEO at St Francis Herb Farm and TEC member, for receiving the following alive Awards:
- Silver – Digestive Health Products – Canadian Bitters
- Bronze – Immune Product – Deep Immune
- Bronze – New Supplement – Allergy Relief Nasal Spray
Learn more about St Francis Herb Farm’s latest recognition(s) here.
O2 WEB AMONG BEST WORKPLACES™ IN QUEBEC 2022
We applaud O2 Web for being recognized as one of 2022’s Best Workplaces in Quebec by Great Place to Work® Canada! Congratulations to Charles Guimont, President at O2 Web and TEC Member, and the team for building and being recognized for your exceptional workplace culture.
TEC CANADA MEMBER COMPANY, SURMESUR, SIGNS THREE-YEAR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE PITTSBURG STEELERS
When he received the NFL’s best defensive player award in February 2022, TJ Watt of the Pittsburgh Steelers wore, unsurprisingly, a custom suit. However, it wasn’t just any custom suit. Surmesur, a Quebec TEC member company, crafted it!
Following the NFL’s best defensive player award, TJ Watt ordered another suit from Surmesur for his wedding. His Pittsburgh Steelers Teammates followed his example, and now, the Steelers have signed a three-year partnership with Surmesur to dress its players during special events.
Congratulations to Louis-Charles Plante, CEO at Surmesur and a TEC Canada member, and team on this latest partnership and exciting year!
To discover Surmensur’s new products and key features that include one-on-one appointments and personal stylists, click here.
CANADA’S TOP WEALTH ADVISORS 2022: NADER HAMID, CO-FOUNDER OF TWM GROUP AND TEC MEMBER
Nader Hamid, CIM®, FCSI, Fin. Pl., Portfolio Manager and Co-Founder of Total Wealth Management (TWM Group), has been recognized as one of The Globe and Mail‘s 2022 Best in Province advisors! As a TEC member, we are proud to celebrate his latest recognition. Nader has devoted his career to raising industry standards. To accomplish this, he formed TWM Group with portfolio managers Jean Hénault and Pascal Ricard.
Learn more about TWM Group and Nader’s recognition among Canada’s Top Wealth Advisors 2022 here.
ROUILLIER’S SIGNIFICANT GROWTH PROFILED BY LE SOLEIL
Manon Rouillier, CEO of Rouillier and TEC member, was recently profiled by Le Soleil about leading the company through a period of significant growth. Rouillier is expanding its offices, hiring, and partnering with its biggest clients yet. See how her company is doubling in size this upcoming year in her interview with Le Soleil here.