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Generational Business

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These stories about the rich history, journeys and long-term successes of local businesses in Northern Ontario are made possible through the continued support of Sunwire as part of our Northern Ontario Business Leaders Program.


<updated>Generational Business:</updated> From one island to another, fishing is in this family’s blood

Generational Business: From one island to another, fishing is in this family’s blood

Manitoulin Island’s Purvis Fisheries has been operational for more than 100 years
<updated>Generational Business:</updated> Highway 69 outpost has become revered northeastern Ontario landmark

Generational Business: Highway 69 outpost has become revered northeastern Ontario landmark

In business for six decades, customer loyalty kept French River Trading Post alive through the pandemic
<updated>Generational Business:</updated> Perseverance and hard work keep Mattawa hoteliers going

Generational Business: Perseverance and hard work keep Mattawa hoteliers going

Sudawan and Quaisar Butt have transformed 140-year-old Le Voyageur Inn into a cozy tourist haven
<updated>Generational Business:</updated> Bringing comfort to grieving families is at the core of funeral business

Generational Business: Bringing comfort to grieving families is at the core of funeral business

Trio of Temiskaming funeral homes entering new era of community service
<updated>Generational Business:</updated> Janzen's Pharmacy continues tradition of personalized community care

Generational Business: Janzen's Pharmacy continues tradition of personalized community care

Established since 1916, pharmacy has served Thunder Bay patients for more than a century
<updated>Generational Business:</updated> Beloved neighbourhood shop has cornered the market on specialty foods

Generational Business: Beloved neighbourhood shop has cornered the market on specialty foods

Serving hungry Thunder Bay residents since 1909, Brent Park Store has recently expanded
<updated>Generational Business:</updated> Five generations of the Cornell family have worked this land since 1897

Generational Business: Five generations of the Cornell family have worked this land since 1897

Cornell Farms produces cattle breeding stock and natural beef products
<updated>Generational Business:</updated> Reliable Maintenance has been keeping the North clean for more than 60 years

Generational Business: Reliable Maintenance has been keeping the North clean for more than 60 years

Sudbury-headquartered business embarking on third-generation ownership
<updated>Generational Business:</updated> Growth on the horizon for Sault energy company

Generational Business: Growth on the horizon for Sault energy company

More than 70 years and three generations later, McDougall Energy is still going strong
<updated>Generational Business:</updated> Resilience and an allegiance to community are hallmarks of this Timmins apparel shop

Generational Business: Resilience and an allegiance to community are hallmarks of this Timmins apparel shop

In business for more than a century, Steinberg & Mahn has served generations of men