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    Celebrating great Canadian family businesses


    National Family Business Day is October 21st and all next week events are being organized to honour these important enterprises, which make up 80% of businesses and 50-60% of employment worldwide, according to the Journal of Family Business Strategy.

    We’re excited to be sponsoring an event with the GTA chapter of the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE) on TUESDAY OCTOBER 19th:  An Exclusive Evening of Cocktails and Conversation with Robin Lee, President, Lee Valley Tools.

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    Moosehead: brewing success through six generations

    i-bb68aa56d6e4c7b416b2af331d545cce-Moosehead beer.jpgThe Canadian Association of Family Enterprise GTA held its annual Family Business of the Year awards dinner on Thursday. What an inspiring evening of success stories from families who have overcome not only the usual host of market and competitive challenges, but real adversity and often personal tragedy to achieve prosperity and longevity for their companies. It was just the inspiration we all needed on a cold grey night at the end of winter at the end of a recession.

    There were three presentations from award nominees (more about this in a future blog) and keynote address from Derek Oland, Executive Chairman and fifth generation owner of Moosehead Breweries Limited.

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