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October/November 2015

Crestline Coach

Celebrating 40 years in business


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Table of Contents

October/November 2015

Featured Articles President’s View Pg. 4

The challenge of small business

Cover Story: Crestline Coach Pg. 5 Celebrating 40 years in business

New Tide Laser Tattoo Removal Pg. 6 Local business a leader in tattoo removal

Saskatoon builds health innovation market through “2020 Health Vision” conference October 19th and 20th Pg. 7 Superior selection awaits at Co-op Wine Spirits Beer Pg. 8 What businesses need from the Canadian Government Pg. 14

Crestline Coach has won numerous awards over its 40 year history (see story on page 5). Image: Grant Romancia Photography.

BUSINESS View­is a bimonthly publication of the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce 104-202 4th Avenue North, Saskatoon, SK S7K 0K1 Phone: (306) 244-2151 Fax: (306) 244-8366 Email: chamber@saskatoonchamber.com Website: www.saskatoonchamber.com Twitter: @stoonchamber Feedback on articles is invited, but views expressed in BUSINESS View are those of contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by, or are policy of, the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce or its Board of Directors. We encourage you to support the business leaders whose names and products you see advertised in this issue as well as throughout our entire membership. The Board reserves the right to edit submissions.

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Kent Smith-Windsor, Executive Director Derek Crang, Sales & Membership Director Terry Lawrence, Administrator Roz Macala, Executive Secretary Kevin Meldrum, Marketing Director Linda Saunders, Bookkeeper Ryan Wig, Communications Director Czarina Catambing, Committee Operations Intern Meghan Johnson, Committee Operations Intern

Cover image by Grant Romancia

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President’s View

The challenge of small business Starting a business both a risk and reward for entrepreneurs

Small and medium sized businesses account for 98% of all the businesses in Canada. Defined as having between 5 and 100 employees (small business) and 101 to 499 employees (medium-sized business), small businesses contribute significant tax revenue, jobs, products, and services to our country. A large number of small businesses start each and every year, and at the same time a great number of them don’t survive the first three years. So what makes a business “stick”? In my opinion, there are a few critical success factors: a good business idea, a reliable customer base, sufficient capital, strategic partnerships and a willingness to take a risk. Let’s look at these a bit: #1 is usually the easy part – entrepreneurs begin because they have a passion or see a need in the market. But a good idea on its own isn’t enough. A few years ago, I had the good fortune of listening to Chris Gardner speak at a conference. Chris had his life featured in the movie “The Pursuit of Happiness”, where his character was played by Will Smith. If you haven’t seen the movie, the short version of the plot is that Gardner invests everything in an idea that doesn’t take off, and he loses

his wife, his money and his home. He spends a period of time on the streets with his son, while trying to hide his current life as he works to land a coveted stock-broker role. Through perseverance, he landed the job and went on to form his own multi-million dollar brokerage firm. While ending up wildly successful, his first foray into entrepreneurship didn’t come off as planned. He had a good idea but the technology wasn’t different enough from his competitors and the price point was too high, so he couldn’t find the customers. Now, consider what might have happened if Chris had significant capital or strategic partnerships in place. Perhaps if Chris had the right business partners, he might have been able to take this idea further. Maybe a technology and innovation company could have enhanced the product or found a cheaper way to produce? Maybe they would have invested enough capital to afford to be patient in the marketing? Having a solid business plan that identifies the customer base, the risks, the money required for start-up and the partners and advisors you need is an important part of any business start-up. Willingness to take a risk – this sounds easy, but this is the hardest part. A business owner starting out is investing their financial resources, their time, the commitment and their passion into the market. It takes a lot of courage to put your idea out there, and then a lot of effort to make your idea become a viable business. A successful business always starts with the idea. That’s why we at the Chamber are excited about this year’s 2020 Health Vision

Conference on October 19th and 20th. This conference brings thought leaders from Saskatoon and around the world together to identify ways that the business of health can be advanced. There will always be a need for advancement of health research and healthcare delivery, and we believe that Saskatoon can play a key role in this development. We also congratulate businesses that have found ways to be successful long-term – businesses such as Crestline Coach, featured on our cover. Despite all of the challenges of entrepreneurship identified above, there are significant rewards to owning your own business. There can be financial benefits and personal benefits (perhaps flexibility in hours), but the number one reward is seeing your idea be successful. There is no greater feeling than seeing someone using your product or benefitting from your service. I have heard the analogy that business ownership is like running a marathon at a sprinter’s pace. While there may be times you can slow down and grab a water or enjoy the scenery, you always have to be mindful of the competitor coming up behind you or the changing landscape that you need to be prepared for. If you are one of the many people who have taken the step into business ownership, I say congratulations and thank you for all that you do to make our city a better place for all of us. Enjoy the race! Tanya Knight President of the Board 2015/16 Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce

2015-16 Board of Directors for the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce President Tanya Knight - MNP LLP. 1st Vice-President Jason Yochim - Saskatoon Region Association of REALTORS®. 2 Vice-President Kelly Bode - WMCZ Lawyers & Mediators. Past President Tony Van Burgsteden - Federated Co-Operatives Ltd. Bill Cooper - PotashCorp. Peggie Koenig - Koenig & Associates. Silvia Martini - Interlink Research Inc. Karl Miller - Meridian Development. Julian Ovens - BHP Billiton. Sandra Ribeiro - Canadian Light Source Inc. Chris Sicotte - Affinity Credit Union. Sanj Singh - AdeTherapeutics Inc. Brian Skanderbeg - Claude Resources Inc. Trevor Thiessen - Redekop Manufacturing. Chris Woodland - MacPherson, Leslie and Tyerman LLP. Colleen Yates - Equinox3 Consulting Ltd. nd

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Cover Story

Crestline Coach celebrates 40 years in business By Terri Eger

Crestline Coach was founded in 1975 by three Saskatchewan entrepreneurs eager to prove that they could build a superior ambulance. With the belief that Emergency Medical Services would come into its own and become an integral part of the health care system, Crestline’s founders wanted to revolutionize the industry by creating an organization that manufactured the best ambulances in the world through a focus on safety, innovation and durability. “The evolution of ambulances Crestline Coach attributes its success and longevity to has greatly changed since employees (Image: Grant Romancia) the early 1970s. Originally, ambulances were designed primarily of of Crestline’s broad capabilities, they are wood, including cabinetry and flooring,” empowered and inspired to think outside the explained Scott Sawatsky, Director of Sales box which promotes a culture of creativity, and Marketing. “The ambulance of today is passion and innovation. much different with aluminum and composite Hoffrogge attributes the longevity of the materials which make the vehicle lighter and business to its ability to meet the evolving stronger than ever before. Forty years ago needs of their customers. “Crestline’s success there were few safety regulations and little has been and continues to be built around emphasis on medic and patient comfort. the quality associates who call Crestline Today, ambulances are constructed to meet their professional home,” said Hoffrogge. provincial and national regulations. Our Crestline continues to grow, with more innovative build goes above and beyond with than 175 employees across Canada and the an ergonomic fit which purposely focuses United States, with a client focus remaining on reducing potential injury for the medic stronger than ever. while enhancing safety and comfort for both “We pride ourselves on the concept that the medic and patient.” ‘winners pick winners’,” explained Hoffrogge. Today, Crestline is proud to be recognized “We have long standing customers and worldwide as an industry leader and continues employees who are winners in their fields. to refine and advance its core products: For us to grow and expand we have to attract ambulances, medical equipment, parts, good people and we are doing that.” and specialty vehicles, and expanding into Fundamental to future prosperity is the commercial bus markets. It’s also been Crestline’s ability to compete. “Since our no secret that critical to Crestline’s success primary focus is on the customer, we are their employees whose sole focus is the constantly ask ourselves, how do we best customer. fulfill their evolving needs in the most “Our people take pride in what they do and economical way?” are tremendously committed to ensuring the This spurred a new course of action in company maintains its leadership position in 2013 when Crestline implemented the Lean the industry,” Crestline’s President & CEO, Initiative. The initiative was designed to Steve Hoffrogge shares with us. “That’s the further advance Crestline’s safety, quality, real secret to our success.” and delivery processes by problem solving With employees having a clear understanding to eliminate root causes and waste. Crestline

has seen vast improvements in each area and continues to invest in Lean Initiatives which are strengthening their competitive advantage. As Crestline continues to improve the lives of their customers they are gaining major market shares in both the Canadian and International markets. Their reputation as a world class manufacture has inspired business from all parts of the world, including a recent visit and contract with The Saudi National Guard-Health Affairs. To date, Crestline has exported product to more than its quality 30 countries worldwide. “The quality and durability of our vehicle design makes it attractive to our customers,” said Hoffrogge. Each Crestline ambulance design is

Photo by Grant Romancia

specifically created by a team of engineers; each vehicle goes through vigorous testing both by the company and an independent third-party, ensuring Crestline puts out the safest and most durable product possible. “Our focus is ensuring our customers receive the top quality products they need in their business. We ensure they extract as much value out of their purchase as possible.” Continued on Page 17 BUSINESS VIEW SASKATOON OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2015 5


Success Stories

Local business a leader in tattoo removal By Terri Eger

To say New Tide Laser Tattoo Removal is a leader in the industry is an understatement. With limited devices of its kind in tattoo shops in the country, the Saskatoon business is on the cutting edge of laser tattoo removal technology. Using a Quanta Q-plus C three wavelength laser that was designed, engineered and imported from Italy, owner Brad Friesen has the ability to remove unwanted artwork in a matter of minutes. “There is a massive demographic of people with tattoos who aren’t happy,” said Friesen. “With this equipment I have the ability to fix mistakes, clean things up in preparation for a custom cover-up or do a complete removal in many cases.” While laser removal itself isn’t new, the technology used in this system is. Tattoo ink is found in three levels according to colour. Using a three wave-length laser, Friesen has the ability to remove ink on the complete colour spectrum, including the darkest blacks which are found on the deepest layer. By removing the black ink completely he is often left with an area where the client is happy to have a new tattoo applied. In addition, the square laser allows the technician to pinpoint the treatment without overlapping the way round lasers did in the past. “The procedure is quick as the energy is concentrated,” he said. “Treatments are usually between two and 20 minutes.” Location of the tattoo, density of the ink and age of the tattoo are all factors which can determine the number of treatments required. Sessions can range from as few as two treatments to prepare the area for a cover-up or as many as 12 treatments for a full tattoo removal. The laser is paired with a chilling unit that applies cold air to the area being treated, minimizing swelling and pain, something Friesen has experienced personally in the past. “You used to have to travel far and wide and suffer a lot of pain to have a tattoo removed,” he said. “Now that’s not the case.” New Tide has a positive relationship with

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Brad Friesen, owner of Red Tide Tattoo Company, and New Tide Laser Removal, next to the brand new Quanta Q-plus C laser he has brought in from Italy, one of the only ones in Canada. Photo by Terri Eger. other reputable tattoo shops in the city and is happy to remove unwanted ink in preparation for new artwork at the shop of the client’s choice. “It’s cutting edge technology and we are in the perfect position to offer the service,” said Friesen. “We are leaders in the industry and are really motivated to provide our clients with quality care.” Friesen is not new to the tattoo business. He and his wife Jenlee, an accomplished tattoo artist in her own right, opened Red Tide Tattoo Company on 8th Street last September. After travelling for a number of years with his previous employer, the family decided to make a lifestyle change and open their own business. “We have the best, established artists in the city,” Friesen said of the team of four tattoo artists including his wife who works in the shop. With the new division of the parent company opening up, Friesen is excited about what New Tide can offer to the people of Saskatoon.

“Clients are continually asking about tattoo removal and we want to do it right,” he said. “With the right equipment and the proper training we are set to be leaders in the industry.” Contact New Tide Laser Tattoo Removal and Red Tide Tattoo Company at 306477-4778, newtidelaser@gmail.com or redtidetattoo@gmail.com, www.redtidetatoo. com, find them on Facebook at www.facebook. com/newtidelaser, Instagram @newtidelaser or visit the shop in person at 240a 2600 block, 8th Street East in Saskatoon. Are you a Chamber Member who has a recent success story to share? Contact businessview@saskatoonchamber.com


Chamber Events

2020 Health Vision Conference “Getting to Great”, October 19th and 20th By Elizabeth Shih The health industry worldwide is worth $7 trillion and growing. Former CEO of Saskatoon’s MD Ambulance service, Dave Dutchak, reports that “44 cents of every tax dollar raised in Saskatchewan is spent on health care: Why not make us great” in the industry? The Saskatoon Chamber sponsored 2020 Health Vision Conference, to be held Oct. 19-20 at the Western Development Museum and sponsored by Saskatchewan Blue Cross, offers a unique opportunity to consider how Saskatoon can achieve that. The conference will be the sixth since its inception in 2000 and is co-chaired by Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce and Board of Directors members Dutchak, Sanj Singh (CEO, AdeTherapeutics and Board Member, BIOTECanada) and Chamber participant, Corey Miller (VP, Integrated Health Services, Saskatoon Health Region). Singh says that the conference will explore how Saskatoon can leverage its world class assets and networks to provide products, services and solutions to this ever growing health market. And, in so doing, the event can raise our position as an international health leader from “good” to “great.” Singh observes that in the past biotechnology has outperformed the sectors of real estate, oil and gas. Locally, such biotechnology has been developed at numerous institutions, including the CLS Synchrotron and the Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation. Co-chair Miller adds that both of these exist “within 400 metres of the city’s academic teaching hospital (RUH)”: The opportunities are “incredible.” And in the “next 10 years” in Saskatoon, as co-chair Singh observes, “20 high-tech companies employing 200 forward thinking workers could translate into $30 million in payroll” for the city and “a further $300 million to $3 billion in economic spinoffs for Saskatchewan.” Of the opportunity, Miller comments: “If we can optimize the business side of scientific progress, not just develop the technology for others, but be the first to market it, we will have huge demand.” Miller identifies two unique areas of growth

for Saskatoon’s health industry: a seniors’ strategy, since by 2034, “the population of [Saskatoon] residents aged 75 or older will nearly double”; and technological innovation, in which we need to create and leverage synergies between three crucial sectors. They are: research and applied health sciences, government leadership and the investment sector. Across these sectors, Miller emphasizes, it is crucial to create a “common vision” of the direction in which the future market is going, in order to lead the industry’s work and to promote investment. Speaking on the opportunity and importance of health innovation to our economy and community will be experts Brian Bloom of Bloom Burton Investment Banking (Toronto); and Jason Ding, Director of the TEC Health Accelerator (Edmonton). Medical keynote speakers will include Dr. David Delaney, Chief Medical Office of SAP and former U of S graduate in Medicine; Neurologist Dr. Muhammed Shazam Hussain, Head of the Cleveland Clinic Stroke Program, and creator of the first mobile stroke program in the US; and Saskatoon Neurosurgeon Dr. Ivar Mendez, who performed the first brain implant surgery in Canada and pioneered treatments for Parkinson’s Disease (U of S). Also speaking will be the Honourary Conference Chair, Saskatoon geriatrician and innovator, and Saskatchewan Medication Association’s Physician of the Year, Dr. Jenny Basran (U of S). Co-chair Dutchak’s

company, MD Ambulance, was publicly managed and privately owned from 1976 to 2015. He, Miller and Singh emphasize that such shared relationships of public and private health management have existed for years and are growing. They say that we need to set aside old fears of transforming the public health system, as we seek business opportunities as innovators, investors, leaders and workers: “If we keep on working together,” Dutchak says, “we will lead the world.” For more information visit the site at: http://www.saskatoonchamber.com/health Elizabeth Shih is a freelance writer and editor, based in Saskatoon. Contact www. elizabethshih.com.

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Promotional Feature

Superior selection awaits at Co-op Wine Spirits Beer Saskatoon Co-op’s Wine Spirits and Beer location on Shillington Crescent has been open in the Blairmore area since March 28th, 2014. While it may seem like it’s far from home, the new South Bridge has made the area easily and quickly accessible. Walking into the store for the first time is a breath-taking experience. Struck with the beauty of mahogany millwork and warmly coloured walls, you feel instantly at home here. The 13,000 square foot layout includes a large walk-in cooler, ice freezer for convenience, private wine lockers and Tuscan inspired tasting room. Whether you are shopping for the holidays, planning a special occasion bar or looking for specialty products, it’s worth the drive to get to Co-op Wine Spirits and Beer. Aptly called “The Taphouse”, Co-op’s chilled beer room is home to an everchanging assortment of over 800 domestic, specialty craft and imported beer selections and refreshment beverages that include the newest innovations. The huge selection of cold products keeps beer lovers coming back. If you’re into learning about beer, attend one of the monthly tasting seminars led by a Certified Cicerone®. Choices are plentiful at Co-op Wine Spirits and Beer. Whisky aficionados delight at the single malt scotch and bourbon offerings,

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Enhance your wine experience with the Private Wine Locker Program containing wines hand selected for you each month by Co-op’s sommelier. while gin and tequila enthusiasts appreciate the extensive selection of specialty products available. With over 2000 wines and sommeliers on staff to help you shop, this store is a mustvisit for the wine enthusiast. Riedel glassware and wine-related items are all available. The monthly Wine Discovery Pack offers a great

value and includes tasting notes and food pairings for each of six wines in the pack, sold in an easy-to-carry re-usable wine bag. For those looking for an enhanced wine experience, consider developing your palate and your wine collection with Co-op’s Private Wine Locker Program. First, meet with a sommelier to review your taste profile and select a name for your locker. Then, on the first Friday of every month, stop in to purchase the products in your locker that have been selected just for you. Enjoy a tasting event in the beautiful 33-seat tasting room located at the back of the store. Seminars are led by the store’s sommeliers and industry experts. Scotch, tequila, rum, beer and wine tasting events are held often with a small fee to partake. Visit the stores’ website to see what’s coming up and reserve your tickets. Contact:

319 Shillington Crescent, S7M 1L2 306.385.3421 www.saskatooncoop.ca


Member News

Sutton Financial Group’s 25th anniversary Sutton Financial Group hosted its 25th anniversary celebration on September 10th at their office location. The special family event was attended by clients, colleagues, friends and family. In addition to the barbeque and entertainment for the adults, the children enjoyed the private party at the Fun Factory. Sutton Financial Group wishes to extend a warm thank you to all of those who were able to come out and celebrate. An additional thank you to the generous sponsors of the event: Manulife Securities, The Great West Life Assurance Company, Saskatchewan Blue Cross, Johnston Group, Prairie Graphics Inc. and The Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance Plan. Sutton Financial Group was founded by Bob Sutton in 1990. The firm was started on the premise of providing objective and reliable advice to clients in the pursuit of their financial security and peace of mind. Bob believed that if you treated people with respect

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and always put their interests first then the business would be a success. Bob retired in December 2014 and the business successfully transitioned to the next generation and his legacy at Sutton Financial Group is carried on by the current partners with the same values and passion. Team Photo (left to right) Front: Norma Munchinksy, Stacey White, Sutton Financial Bob Seel, Stacey Heinbigner, Stuart Sutton, Jay Stark, Andrea Group’s purpose Hansen. Back: Evan Verbeem, Erin Wrubleski, Melanie McCrea, is to inspire their Lindsay Fuchs, Erin Bauldic, Shannon Olson, Tim Hansen. clients to greater life fulfillment, so their clients are able to has quadrupled in size since the firm began impact their world in a meaningful way. in 1990. The services offered have also The firm provides expert advice in financial expanded beyond financial planning to planning, benefits & meet the needs of their clients. The firm pension and personal has relationships with many key providers, development. The including representing The Chambers Group unique approach Insurance Plan for the Greater Saskatoon of Sutton Financial Chamber of Commerce. They celebrate their Group is designed impact in the community through their to align with and establishment of a legacy fund providing integrate the needs of significant benefits for youth in Saskatoon their clients whether & area and they continue to deliver random they are personal acts of kindness and volunteer with their financial clients, Pay It Forward initiatives. business clients “We all have dreams and great potential or business owner in us, and with a plan and a guide, we can clients. The approach accomplish our goals and reach new heights,” is distinguished by says Jay Stark, President of Sutton Financial three unique and Group. important stages Sutton Financial Group extends sincere that illustrate their appreciation to all their clients, suppliers, philosophy of serving associates, friend and family who have all clients throughout contributed to the success of the company. the stages of their life They look forward to the next 25 years working and business while together to serve their clients’ needs. building authentic success. Contact: Over the past Sutton Financial Group 25 years, Sutton 1633A Quebec Ave, Saskatoon, SK S7K 1V6 Financial Group has (306) 934-5540 grown and developed Simple. Stable. Smart. their own team which BUSINESS VIEW SASKATOON OCTOBER/NOVEMBER 2015 9


Five Minutes for Business

Why We Need the TPP (“Trans-Pacific Partnership” or “Trade Is a Pain for Politicians”) By The Canadian Chamber of Commerce Wouldn’t it be great to join a free trade agreement with 12 countries in the world’s fastest growing region— one that covers 40% of the world’s GDP and one-third of global trade? The Peterson Institute for International Economic estimates that by 2025, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could boost Canadian incomes by an additional $10 billion per year and raise global incomes by $295 billion per year. Given our challenge with exports and a slowing economy, who wouldn’t want that? However, the problem is that TPP is very ambitious. It would be the largest regional

trade deal ever and would set a new standard for what trade agreements cover. One of the fundamental challenges of trade agreements is that it’s easy to point to the industries or companies that struggle with new competition because they’re so vocal. We hear a lot less about who will benefit and who will gain new export deals five years into the future. Canada’s trade with the United States has quadrupled since we signed NAFTA, but nobody could have predicted which companies would flourish. Some benefits are clear: the high import tariffs paid by Canadian exporters of meat, grain, oil seeds, seafood and certain forest products will drop significantly. Over 65% of Canada’s agricultural exports go to TPP countries. The TPP could double beef sales to Japan. But for other industries, tariffs aren’t a big deal because they’re already low after years of trade liberalization. For them, the big barriers WHY CHOOSE WCBC’S SURVEYS? to trade come from a complicated web of • 400+ positions and information on group insurance, regulations and red retirement benefits and compensation best practices tape, like inconsistent • a selection of surveys to fit your needs and budget customs procedures or • experienced compensation professionals ensure data reported is accurate and complete regulations that don’t • uncomplicated and easy to use let companies send • save 50% on regular price business data back to Canada. Companies are also worried about risks to their Nancy MacLeod investments and 1-800-781-2411 intellectual property wcbc@wcbc.ca

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and about having to compete with companies that have an unfair advantage because of subsidies or weak environmental and labour standards. By tackling these problems, the TPP will significantly improve the business environment for Canadian financial services, manufacturing, natural resources and hightech companies. The stakes are even higher because the 12 members of TPP are just the beginning. Everyone hopes the TPP will expand, bringing in countries like the Philippines South Korea, Thailand and, eventually, China. An expanded membership would boost Canadian incomes by $26 billion and global incomes by $1.9 trillion annually. With all these massive traders, the TPP would be the new rulebook for global commerce. That’s why we were so excited about last week’s meeting in Maui. The TPP could have been the biggest trade agreement sealed anywhere in the world in the past 20 years. But the deal failed to close because of disagreements, notably on dairy, sugar, automobiles and pharmaceuticals. We shouldn’t point fingers because every country has its sensitive areas. And it’s harder for politicians, particularly now that Canada and the United States are going into election season. That’s why it’s more important than ever that Canadian business and Canada’s chambers of commerce raise their voices to say that free trade will help us win more deals, make us wealthier and help us create better, higher-paying jobs. Our future depends on it, so let’s keep trying. For more information, please contact: Hendrik Brakel Senior Director, Economic, Financial & Tax Policy 613.238.4000 (284) hbrakel@chamber.ca


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Five Minutes for Business

“Growth by Design” lunch with Rachel Mielke of Hillberg & Berk, October 22nd, presented by BDC The Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce presents “Growth by Design” with Rachel Mielke of Hillberg & Berk on October 22nd, proudly sponsored by BDC. Sitting at her kitchen table with a few beads and a dream, Saskatchewan designer and entrepreneur Rachel Mielke founded Hillberg & Berk in 2007. Using only the finest semiprecious stones and metals, freshwater pearls and Swarovski crystals sourced from around the world, her handcrafted, artisan jewellery line is designed to last throughout time. Along with each season’s collection of jewellery, Hillberg & Berk also carries a beautiful array of luxury diamond rings, earrings and necklaces by well-known brand Tacori. In addition to designing and selling jewellery, Hillberg & Berk is a huge supporter

of charities that empower women. To date, they have contributed over $500,000 to both national and international organizations assisting women in their pursuit of greatness. These causes include the Somali Women’s Scholarship Program, Global Enrichment Foundation, Miss Representation, Dizzy Feet Foundation, International Centre for Research on Women and the Malala Fund. Tickets are $30 for Chamber members, $40 for non-members. Purchase online at www.saskatoonchamber.com/events.

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Canadian Chamber of Commerce

What businesses need from the Canadian Government The national election platform from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce

When Canadians go to the polls on October 19, they will chart the course for Canada moving forward. We all want to ensure Canada remains strong and competitive in this fast-changing world. We want to see our economy grow and we want more jobs for Canadians. The outcome of this election will be central to ensuring we have a rising and sustainable standard of living and a strong economy that is able to generate the wealth we need to provide for our aging population and the social programs we cherish. The challenge, today, is that we are racing against the greatest competitors in the world’s toughest marathon—the global economy—and are losing ground to the frontrunners. Ten years ago, we were the world’s 10th largest exporter. Today, we rank 13th. In 2014, the World Economic Forum ranked Canada 15th in global economic competitiveness; down five spots from 2009. The question we are faced with is: how do we stop this decline and turn things around to bring Canada back to the front of the pack? The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is calling on political parties to engage with businesses and commit to practical solutions and actions in the four areas that are critical to the competitiveness of the Canadian economy: 1. Access to a powerful workforce Canada’s competitiveness will depend, in large part, on its ability to find and foster workers with the skills businesses need to succeed. The shortage of skilled workers is making it impossible to meet the rising needs of many sectors. We need to better align skills development with immigration policy goals. We must also fix the increasingly complex and costly immigration system currently in place, allowing employers to find workers with the skill sets needed for them to compete in the new global marketplace. The Canadian Chamber calls on all parties to commit to: • Investing in more and better labour

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market information Ensuring immigration changes stop unduly limiting employers’ access to the international talent they need Addressing the serious processing issues and inflexible features of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program that are negatively affecting employers’ access to workers in a range of sectors Providing incentives for employers to offer more post-secondary co-op placements and internships Creating a financial incentive for employers to retain employees through to the completion of their apprenticeship training

2. Access to capital Capital is the oxygen that enables businesses to grow, create more jobs and export to new markets. For start-up companies, access to capital is the difference between life and death as they move from the early stages of innovation to the commercialization of products and services. Canadian start-up companies often depend upon venture capital (VC) as the lifeblood needed to take an idea to the market. Yet Canada’s VC industry is still small and punching below its weight, particularly when compared to the U.S. In fact, many top Canadian companies and entrepreneurs look to investors and early adopters outside of Canada for funding. In addition to building up our VC industry, we must do more to attract international capital and foreign VCs. More incentives, a more supportive regulatory environment and a streamlined tax system are essential to our international competitiveness. Canadian and global companies must be encouraged to conduct leading-edge R&D in Canada. The Canadian Chamber calls on all parties to commit to: • Introducing better tax incentives for venture capital and angel investors • Changing regulations to encourage insurance companies and pension

plans to invest a modest part of their funds in venture capital Forming an impartial panel of experts to review the tax system and recommend measures to simplify Canada’s tax system Increasing the income threshold for the (11%) small business tax rate to $1,000,000 from $500,000 to encourage small companies to continue growing Simplifying the Capital Cost Allowance rules from 52 separate asset classes to a few broad categories

3. Access to technology and innovation In an era of big data and Internet-driven machines and objects, speed and bandwidth are paramount, and digital infrastructure is a key factor for global companies when making investment decisions. Although Canada has enjoyed world-leading connectivity and tools, it is essential that even greater investment be made in this area as our rivals deploy new technologies that enable their domestic firms to innovate and compete. Canadian firms are struggling to adopt the advanced technologies that can vastly improve their productivity. For example, just 6% of firms in Canada are harnessing technologies to allow them to better monitor their production and distribution processes, and in a recent poll http://www.kpmg.com/ Ca/en/topics/C-Suite/currentcsuite/c-suitepresentation-q4-2013-dec-16-tc.pdf) just 22% of executives said they are using the key metrics in data analytics as a tool to better understand product cycles and the real value of their own innovations. Federal policy support for innovation in Canada is largely focused on primary research led by postsecondary institutions. The support provided to innovative academic research also needs to focus on marketplace needs and ensure the intellectual property that results from these efforts can lead to commercialization. The Canadian Chamber calls on all parties


Canadian Chamber of Commerce to commit to: • Providing incentives to move ideas from mind to market, such as an “innovation box” regime in Canada that would see any sales/revenues earned on a patent or a new technology developed here in Canada taxed at a much lower rate • Investing in digital infrastructure (networks and switching required to handle the volumes of next generation data transfer) and rewarding private sector investment driven by profit motives • Providing incentives that encourage collaboration through technology clusters or centres of excellence 4. Access to markets As part of a small, open economy, most of Canada’s businesses depend on international trade. Exports, imports and foreign investment create and sustain jobs in our communities, stimulate competition and innovation and give families affordable choices in the marketplace. Canada is also privileged to possess rich natural resources that support millions of jobs in fisheries and in the mining, petroleum, forest products and electricity sectors. Demand for our resources contributes substantially to our national economy and is the underpinning of our trade relationships, especially with the fast developing economies of Asia. Despite new trade agreements and a renewed commitment to trade promotion, Canadian companies continue to face more trade barriers than their foreign competitors— both within and outside Canada. Last year, Stephen Poloz, Governor of the Bank of Canada, pointed out that Canada has fewer international companies than it did before the 2008 financial crisis. While the U.S. and Australia have more or less doubled their exports of goods and services over the past 10 years, Canada’s have grown by only 40%. (source: World Trade Organization) Canadian companies that are globally active still tend to be focused in mature markets with low rates of economic growth. The tourism industry is similarly losing ground to more aggressive nations, costing communities in every part of the country. Finally, our ability to develop our resource

advantage is being undermined by limited stimulate innovations in environmental and aging export infrastructure, shortages sustainability and ensure a supply of in the skilled workforce and an inefficient skilled workers to help Canada meet regulatory environment in areas such as the demands for its natural resource the duty to consult Aboriginal peoples and industries environmental assessment requirements. The Canadian Chamber calls on all parties These measures are the best way to to commit to: enable Canadian business to compete and • Continuing an ambitious free win in the global economy. Investing in our trade agenda by concluding and economy is the only way to create great jobs implementing bilateral agreements for young people, develop new technologies in Europe and Asia, while pushing right here at home and produce the wealth forward regional and multilateral that pays for the education, infrastructure, trade talks health care and the other advantages we • Launching a national regulatory value as Canadians. The upcoming election cooperation strategy that will mobilize is a unique opportunity to shape a Canada resources and political attention to that is stronger, more economically stable tackle internal trade barriers and and more competitive—a Canada that wins. enhance alignment with Canada’s trading partners For more information, please contact: • Strengthening export and tourism Warren Everson | Senior Vice President, promotion services by improving Policy | 613.238.4000 (243) | weverson@ coordination between the private chamber.ca and public sectors, expanding marketing campaigns and diplomatic presence abroad and establishing a national development finance institution The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board • Investing in invites you to attend our transportation infrastructure and improving Canada’s border services and visa administration to make it easier Live webcast available for businesses with registration. to get their products in and Regina Saskatoon out of Canada October 20, 9:30 a.m. October 21, 9:30 a.m. • Ensuring Queensbury Centre Prairieland Park Salon 3 Terrace Room stringent but streamlined Registration is required. Seating is limited. regulatory processes for the extraction and Visit our website at www.wcbsask.com transportation for more information and to register. of natural resources • Supporting REGISTRATION OPEN SEPTEMBER 4 policies that will

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5th annual Huskie Saskatoon Poppy Tailgate Party Campaign 2015

On Friday, September 18th, the Greater Saskatoon Chamber of Commerce proudly presented the Huskie Tailgate Party and BBQ in support of Huskie football with a salute to our soldiers, sponsored by Conexus Credit Union. In what has become an annual tradition, the event featured a BBQ (Sponsored by the Concorde Group) with proceeds to the “Soldier On” Fund – a charity which provides financial aid to injured and disabled individuals from the armed forces. A special thanks goes out to Saskatoon Media Group for sponsoring the live entertainment by Idyll Wild playing on the Conexus Free Stage.

The poppy is our symbol of Remembrance. When you wear a poppy or display a wreath you honour the war dead and help our Veterans and their dependants. Saskatoon’s generosity during our Poppy Campaign has enabled the Poppy Trustees to support various community organisations including the following: Bursaries - $22,000. Cadets - $10,500. Sherbrooke Community Centre - $30,000. Legion Manor $10,601. Military Family Resource Centre $8,500. Power in Me Program $7,000. So how can your business support the poppy campaign? Here is a quick guide: • You can purchase a wreath for laying at the Remembrance Day Service on November 11th • You can allow volunteers to leave poppy trays and tubs at your place of business • You can make a corporate donation that helps in a big way towards our campaign targets The Poppy Campaign runs from October 30th to November 11th (Veterans Week). Should you like to offer your business support please contact: Saskatoon Poppy Campaign 3021 Louise Street, Saskatoon, SK S7J 3L1 Ph: 306-477-6774 or 306-477-6779. Fax: 306477-6703. Email poppy.legion@sasktel.net.

Crestline Coach cover story continued from page 5... Growth and expansion seems to be the theme for Crestline with their bus division rapidly increasing market share and even developing its own standing as Canada’s National Bus Dealer for small & mid-sized vehicles. Representing the top manufactures in the industry, Crestline offers premium choices for healthcare, transit, shuttle, tour and charter needs. Over the past decade, Crestline has witnessed an exciting transition in the Specialty Vehicle market. New opportunities and dramatic changes have been spurred by the rising demand of the EMS community and their need to provide patients with immediate access to health care services. This initiative has refreshed and reenergized Crestline’s approach to product solutions. The demand for diversified and specialized vehicles has opened the gates for endless product solutions such as multi-patient emergency response vehicles, neonatal and bariatric units, patient simulator labs used for training, mobile health clinics and blood mobiles, cancer education and screening units. With Crestline’s unique product approach, there is no limit to product solutions and services. With safety, innovation and durability remaining at the forefront of their business, Crestline is determined to continue exceeding and inspiring today’s industry standards. Just last month, Crestline once again advanced the industry by unveiling a next generation ambulance at the EMS World Expo in Las Vegas. The industry witnessed how Crestline is once again revolutionizing the future of ambulances! September also marked Crestline’s 10,000th ambulance delivery, a milestone to underscore their 40th anniversary in business. “The best is yet to come in how we design and manufacture the best vehicles to meet the ever changing needs of the market,” said Hoffrogge. To learn more about Crestline Coach, visit www.crestlinecoach.com or follow them on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram or YouTube.

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Member News

Health motivation right downtown - YWCA Fitness on 25th Street By Terri Eger

Staying motivated to go sit-ups, push-ups, pull-downs to the gym isn’t easy but for his stomach, and forearm it’s a habit Barry Flynn pull-downs, and spend time has kept up for 25 years. on the preacher’s bench, lift What keeps him coming weights, bench press, back back to YWCA Fitness press and lap machine. on 25th? Quite simply, it’s “I’m a tennis player the people. and want to work at good “The quality of people that endurance rather than work out there, and the fact putting on bulk,” he said. that the staff is as nice as While maintaining body the guests, make it a great strength, Flynn is also place to go,” said Flynn, who conscious of preventing became a member of the club injury and strain on his in 1991 and still works out at muscles and joints. the facility almost every day. Internal motivation aside, A high quality, clean the location and convenience environment filled with of the Y are important to th friendly people who Barry Flynn works out at the YWCA on 25 Street in Saskatoon. Photo credit: Flynn who works downtown, welcome each other creates Dave Stobbe. a short distance from the an atmosphere that clients want to return clothing stores, he finds additional motivation facility. to, according to Flynn. However, there is much more than to keep in good condition. With patrons of all ages, the gym has a convenience that keeps him coming back. “I have a good reputation with a lot of high sense of family that Flynn can connect to “The atmosphere and the quality of people profile athletes in town and want to stay in personally. around the facility are second to none in shape so I have credibility in selling slim “I actually met my wife Suzanne at the cut clothing,” he said. “I want to be able to the city,” he said. “It’s a welcoming place gym years ago and now our son will come to walk into.” wear what I sell.” and shoot hoops while I work out,” he said. As a high level tennis player, Flynn models Seeing senior members working out is YWCA Saskatoon his workout on Tennis Canada’s, which also an inspiration for Flynn. As the owner 510 25th St E, Saskatoon, SK S7K 4A7 stresses endurance rather than bulk. In a of Ultimo Euromoda and Elwood Flynn Ltd regular 55 to 70 minute session Flynn will do (306) 244-0944

Ghost Transportation Services ranks number 477 on the 2015 PROFIT 500 Canadian Business and PROFIT ranked Ghost Transportation Services No. 477th on the 27th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of “Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies”. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. Ghost Transportation Services made the 2015 PROFIT 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 67%. “Ghost Transportation Services is honored to be on the PROFIT 500 ranking,” says President & CEO Clay Dowling. “This achievement acknowledges the efforts and

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dedication of our teams in their quest to satisfy the diverse needs of our markets.” Ghost Transportation Service’s unique approach to servicing the marketplace through its own assets and the assets of others in providing a single source transportation provider in a customer-centric setting of modern technology with traditional values has provided for numerous recognitions: 1995 PROFIT Top 100 Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, 2000 National Transportation Week Award for Initiative And Achievement, 2002 SABEX Customer Service Award, 2002 ABEX Customer Service Award, 2003 Saskatchewan Business Magazine Top 100, 2004 Saskatchewan Magazine Top 100

Sequel, 2009 Saskatoon Top 50 Companies by the Star Phoenix and 2011 Saskatchewan Business Magazine Top 100 Sequel. “These recognitions and our success are only possible through the hard working and dedicated staff that respect and value the opportunities provided by the market,” says Dowling. Ghost Transportation Services 715 46 St W, Saskatoon, SK S7L 6A1 (306) 249-3515


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FCL named Fairtrade Retailer of the Year Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) is once again being feted for its commitment to fair-trade products and practices. The organization was named Fairtrade Retailer of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Fairtrade Awards Sept. 17 in Toronto. FCL also won the award for Excellence in Merchandising at the gala. This is the fourth consecutive year FCL has been celebrated at the event, which is held annually by Fairtrade Canada, a non-profit organization that provides certification for fair-trade products. “Co-op understands what it means to do business differently,” said Ron Welke, Associate Vice-President Food, FCL. “We are providing customers with choices that they can be confident in; ones which allow them to support both their local community and producers around the globe.” Fair-trade certification is given to products that are responsibly produced with an eye to fair compensation for farmers, sustainable agriculture and ethical labour practices. Dozens of fair-trade products are available at retail co-ops. They span 12 brands across three categories — coffee, chocolate and ice cream. Two Co-op Gold Fairtrade Chocolate Bars were launched in 2014, and more will be added next year. The Co-operative Retailing System of more than 210 independent co-ops marked Fairtrade Month in May with a multi-pronged campaign in flyers and on coopfood.ca. Twenty-three retail co-ops welcomed in-store displays and demonstrations, while more than 60 participating Co-op Gas Bars held a Fairtrade Coffee Day promotion.

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Press’d The Sandwich Company opens new Saskatoon location On September 17th Press’d The Sandwich Company will officially open the doors to its first Saskatchewan location. Press’d The Sandwich Company is a restaurant franchise based out of Edmonton, Alberta, and currently has 10 operating units in the province. It was launched in 2010 by three partners who wanted to bring better sandwiches to the Canadian marketplace. The franchise owners of Press’d Faithfull (Saskatoon) are Sherri Dobroskay and Jackie Foord, both residents of Saskatoon. This is their first business venture and have invested all of themselves in making this restaurant a key part of the local community and a go-to quick service restaurant for hungry in-store and catering customers. Press’d Sandwiches 120 Faithfull Ave, Saskatoon, SK S7K 6M6 (306) 373-7737. 20

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MEMBERS PAGE COMMITTEE CHAIRS Agribusiness Opportunities Bert Sutherland - BERTradioonline.com Loran Forer - BMO

New Chamber member profiles End of the Roll

Business Growth Elise Hildebrandt - The Mortgage Centre

“Our mission is to serve Veterans, which includes serving military and RCMP members and their families, to promote Remembrance and to serve our communities and our country.

Business of Science & Technology Raj Nayak - University of Saskatchewan

Saskatoon businesses can be an inspiration everywhere by supporting #362

Celebrate Success! Lynn Eberle - Saskatchewan Polytechnic Chamber on Tap Evan Drisner - Nu-Fab Building Products Future Opportunities Committee

Bill Brooks - Eclecthink International First Nations and Métis Opportunities Committee

Chris Sicotte - Affinity Credit Union Going Global Ken Ziegler - Robertson Stromberg Pedersen LLP

Monica Kreuger - Global Infobrokers Government Affairs Michael Chudoba - Foundation Realty Ltd

Health Opportunities Dave Dutchak - MD Ambulance Care Ltd. Sanj Singh - AdeTherapeutics Inc. Corey Miller - Saskatoon Health Region Sustainability Opportunities Colleen Yates - Equinox3 Consulting Ltd.

For more information or to join a volunteer committee email us at: committee@saskatoonchamber.com

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The Royal Canadian Legion Nutana Branch #362 Serves our Veterans and our Community

End of the Roll is proud to bring you quality brand name products, one of the largest selections of flooring in Canada, and knowledgeable staff. We also pride ourselves on giving you all the options at great value. With a fully stocked warehouse, we invite you to visit our store and see the value for yourself. There may be other flooring stores out there, but End Of The Roll makes every shopping experience feel like a trip down the red carpet. Plus, you can take your new flooring home and enjoy it today. End of the Roll has been operating in Saskatoon for over 20 Years and is the city’s preferred ICC insurance claim flooring store.

How Can You and your Business Help the Legion? 1. Become a member - your employees too. Anyone can join the Legion. 2. Make use of your Branch. We have excellent bar/catering facilities and are able to host weddings, corporate events, and more. 3. Volunteer. Varied opportunities from driving pensioners to the mall to serving food. 4. Donate. With many fundraising events, showcase your support by sponsoring an event or donating prizes - every little bit helps. For further information please contact Royal Canadian Legion, Nutana Branch #362 3021 Louise Street, Saskatoon, SK S7J 3L1 Ph: 306-374-6303. Email: nutana.legion@ sasktel.net. Online: www. nutanalegion.ca

OverC Owned and operated by physiotherapists Katherine Daniels and Perry Kimber, OverC is a Saskatoon based health management company. The company was established in 2014 and provides an array of services designed to support clients on their journey through the health care system. OverC does not deliver traditional health care – but instead coordinate and facilitate it for the individual. Services include: gathering, organizing and digitizing one’s health information in a web-based application (Health Information Management); offering direction and assistance, from simple health-

related questions to complex health research projects (Navigation); offering scheduled communication with a client for support and monitoring as well as representation in communications with family and providers (Connections); and preparation and documentation of appointments, as well as escorting in some cases (Appointment Management). While seniors make up the majority of clientele, the service portfolio also appeals to a number of other client groups of all ages, typically with significant health issues which create a challenging scenario for themselves and/or a caregiver. For more information call Kathy or Perry, 306.934.2535, email us at admin@ overchealth.ca, or visit our website www. overchealth.ca.


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(306) 664-0702 dcrang@saskatoonchamber.com Visit saskatoonchamber.com today under Member Services for more details Beam Suntory Beverages AND Home-Based Business Phone: (306) 262-4653 Ian Rambally Best Version Media Publications / Publishers AND Consultants Communications Phone: (306) 291-1345 Sheila Abramoff Clifton Associates Ltd. Consultants - Engineering AND Consultants Environment 4-1925 1st Ave N, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 975-0401 Leon Botham / Cindy Friesen Dillon Consulting Consultants - Engineering 100-510 Cope Way, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 975-2080 Mike Prime Electronic Recycling Association Environmental / Recycling AND Non-Profit Organizations 511 45th St W, Saskatoon Phone: 1-877-939-2783 Jessica Lifely End of the Roll Carpet / Flooring - Sales / Service 74 33rd St E, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 683-3600 Rodney Mellquist ETK Flooring Ltd. Carpet / Flooring - Sales / Service AND Home-Based Business Phone: (306) 260-4329 Eric Wagner Floors Now Carpet / Flooring - Sales / Service 850 High St W, Moose Jaw Phone: (306) 972-7700 Dave O’Bright Gannon Contracting Ltd. Cabinets / Windows AND Contractors 10-1622 Ontario Ave, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 529-2911 Dylan Gannon GetMyPhoto.ca Photographers - Sales / Services AND Home-Based Business Phone: (306) 481-5114 Josh Schaefer Harron Exteriors Home-Based Business Phone: (306) 290-6084 Matthew Harron Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) Non-Profit Organizations 200-150 Bloor St W, Toronto Phone: (416) 923-2324 Ruel Navia

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Injury Solutions Canada Inc. Consultants - Business AND Consultants - Medical / Disability 119 Kutz Cres, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 514-8764 Tracy Slywka Lindsay Kotelko CPA Professional Corporation Accountants / Bookkeepers AND Tax Planning 211-2366 Avenue C N, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 373-4030 Lindsay Kotelko Mainstay Suites Saskatoon Hotels / Motels 317 Aerogreen Cres, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 986-1514 Fred Hrehirchuk / Leslie Hrehirchuk Minuteman Press Saskatoon Printing Services / Supplies AND Signs 117-2750 Faithfull Ave, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 374-0691 Kurt Huber Mobile Fleet Services Equipment Repair / Maintenance 907 Centennial Dr, Martensville Phone: (306) 370-9444 Kevin Lishchynsky My Community Publications Ltd. Publications / Publishers AND Advertising / Public Relations 104-615 Perehodoff Cres, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 361-6397 Wayne Grier New Tide Laser Tattoo Removal Health Care - Services / Supplies 240A-2600 8th St E, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 477-4778 Brad Friesen Northern Quinoa Production Inc. Distributors AND Food Processors / Distributors 3002 Millar Ave, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 933-9525 Michael Dutcheshen / Kim Schindler OverC Health Care - Services / Supplies 100-1202 Emerson Ave, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 934-2535 Perry Kimber PCL Construction Management Inc. Construction AND Management Services - Project / Construction 3120 Faithfull Ave, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 931-3322 Shaun Gardner Qing, Chen Individual Members Quint Development Corporation Non-Profit Organizations 205-1120 20th St W, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 978-4041 Kayla Brien

RenoWorxs General Contracting Home Builders / Renovations 35 South Point Lane, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 978-9665 Ron Schuster

Rooterman Plumbing / Heating / Air Conditioning AND Home-Based Business Phone: (306) 651-2564 Kory Kozak Saskatchewan Landlord Association Non-Profit Organizations 3110 8th St E, Unit 8B-217, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 653-7149 Chanda Lockhart Saskatchewan Rush Lacrosse Club Associations / Clubs / Organizations 9-123 2nd Ave S, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 978-7874 Lee Genier Saskatoon Dragon Boat Festival Tourism Industry AND Home-Based Business PO Box 527, Asquith Phone: (306) 717-6782 Jo James Saskatoon Family Pharmacy Pharmacies 105-311 Wellman Lane, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 668-4777 Jonathan Kiesman See More Green Landscaping Landscape Services AND Home-Based Business Phone: (306) 249-4764 Nathaniel Knutson Sound Lounge by tBone Audio Visual - Equipment / Productions / Rental 30-110 Keevil Cres, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 241-8625 Brent (tBone) Blazieko Ten-X Management & Engineering Consulting Consultants AND Home-Based Business PO Box 494, Dundurn Phone: (306) 260-3204 Darcy Pantel Terra Modelling Services Mining & Exploration AND Consultants 609 Ross Ave, Dalmeny Phone: (306) 292-9154 Louis Fourie Thurber Engineering Ltd. Consultants - Engineering AND Consultants Environment 4-3210 Millar Ave, Saskatoon Phone: (306) 974-9440 Adam Gmeinweser Walker, Lance Individual Members

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