Did you know the only almond paste producer in
Canada is located right here in Gatineau? Indeed,
Edde Almond Paste has been operating in Gatineau’s
industrial park for more than 20 years.
Ask any entrepreneur the secret to business success,
and you will invariably be told that what you need,
first and foremost, is a good dose of perseverance.
Nothing could be more true in the case of Martin Lacasse,
who suffered more than one setback…
Marc Patry has been in the field of personal insurance
for more than 15 years. He is one of three partners at Patry, Poulin, Trahan & associés (PPTA), an insurance office with
a team of 20 serving more than 9,000…
A long time before launching PXL Média, Catherine Pellerin
and her business partner, Jean-Denis Ménard, had a very
clear vision of the type of company they wanted to set up. Their first goal was to produce premium-quality corporate
and promotional videos…
Since 2010, the skies over Gatineau have provided
the stage for a fascinating show. Spectators get treated
to a panoply of spins,rollovers, loops and other acrobatic manoeuvres by aircraft overhead.
Nancy Raymond worked for the federal government
for seven years before veering off in a new direction.
As a public servant, she gradually started to discover
the entrepreneurial side of her nature.
Danielle Soucy is a perfect example of how well that
can work. This former public servant spent 20 years
working for the federal government in Ottawa
before following through on an old dream:
having her own business.
What are young graduates supposed to do when despite
all their efforts they are unable to find a job that really
suits their ambitions? Like Jean-François Tassé, many
simply roll up their sleeves and start their own business!
After getting his MBA with a concentration in computer sciences, Sylvain Trépanier couldn’t find a job that truly
met his expectations. In 1986, he accepted a position
as floor covering salesman in a local business.
The world of sales and marketing is a rapidly changing one. Consumers are more and more demanding and difficult to tie down, and the Web and social media keep coming up with new options. It’s enough to drive a person to distraction!
Rasmey You’s story is so amazing that they should
make a movie about it! Originally from Cambodia, Mr. You came to Canada as a political refugee in the early 1980s.
He was 16 years old, and his family was penniless.