Over the more than three centuries since it began a a fur trading business in the Canadian wilderness, the Hudson's Bay Company has grown into our nation's largest non-food retailer through i its chain of Bay and Zellers department stores.
Canada's largest communications company, Bell Canada Enterprises is a global industry player that offers telephone, satellite television and other communication services to clients in 150 countries around the world.
From the kitchen where founder Rose-Anna Vachon perfected her tiny treats to a modern bakery that turn out some two million cakes daily, the Vachon company of Sainte-Marie-de- Beauce, Quebec, has been tantalizing tastebuds since 1923.
Founded in 1882, George Weston Limited ha expanded from baking bread and biscuits to a conglomerate that includes the country's largest food distributor, Loblaw Companies Limited.
ISSUE DATE: MARCH 17, 2000
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