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Business Cycle: Why do you support bike lanes in Calgary?

“The car isn’t the status symbol or priority it used to be," says Calgary Economic Development's Bruce Graham >

Editor’s Note

We can’t deny we’re part enamoured, part in awe of the scale of operations behind the likes of Burlington Resources Ltd. president Mark Ellis, whose company and peers are the subject of this month’s cover story >

Export Mavericks

The right product, market, technology and supply chain all play a role in export success. Here’s how four Alberta mavericks have made international inroads with their wares >

How to Export Anything

Or anyone – Here’s our how-to-manual for getting started in the sometimes tricky world of international trade and commerce >

Recovery Interrupted

Global uncertainty continues to affect Canadian export values after declines in 2001 and 2002 >

Under the Gun

At times of war, export markets can be filled with uncertainties. They can also present opportunties to those who proceed with care and attention >

Pipeline Promises

Before a real flood of investment dollars flows to Canada’s North, energy producers want to see infrastructure in place >

A Belief in Change

Terry Rhode has spent most of his life getting ready for success. As a child growing up in Saskatoon, Sask., he honed his “can-do” edge. At the tender age of 10 he began working for his parents’ family run business, painting scaffold and cleaning brick, for a whopping 50 cents a day! >

Less Equals More

Trucking firm Trimac made the transition from public to private so it could manage for long-term profitability

Drive down any major highway in Alberta, or North America for that matter, and it probably won’t be long until you spot the familiar Trimac logo on the side of a tractor-trailer rig. It shouldn’t be a surprise. According to Modern Bulk Transporter magazine, the Calgary-based Trimac Corporation ranked as the second largest North American bulk trucking company in 2001 (based on revenues). It’s an impressive record for the company that had its beginnings in 1945 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan when Jack McCaig and his partner Al Cameron started Maccam Transport.

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Five Essentials for Export Success

Getting the most out of your next export experience involves planning and perseverance. Let our experts show you how >

Export Year in Review

Thanks to gas and an American energy crisis, Alberta's export revenues are up for 2001. Still, the province remains focused on diversifying the markets into which it sells >

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