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Family businesses to be honoured

Tuesday, April 16, 2013 2:00 PM


OAKVILLE, ON, April 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Three Canadian family businesses have been nominated for the prestigious Family Enterprise of the Year Achievement Award (FEYA) to be awarded by the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE) at a gala celebration on Saturday, June 8th in Toronto.

This year's nominees include The Dempsey Corporation of Toronto, Ontario; Archway Insurance of Halifax, Nova Scotia; and Canyon Plumbing & Heating Ltd. of Calgary, Alberta.  The FEYA Award was established in 1986 to celebrate and recognize the importance of family enterprise given they constitute upwards of 80% of all business worldwide and create an estimated 70-90% of global GDP.  Prior recipients of the annual award include companies such as Rogers Communications, E.D. Smith & Sons Ltd., The Pioneer Group, St. Hubert Bar-BQ, Samuel Son & Co., The Bragg Group of Companies, Beau's All Natural Brewing Company, Tilden Rent-A-Car, Sifton Properties and The Bentall Group.  

Celebrating its 30th year of helping business families succeed, CAFE invites those interested in celebrating family business in Canada to attend the FEYA Award gala. To reserve tickets visit www.cafecanada.ca.  CAFE is supported by Platinum sponsor, BMO Harris Private Banking, and Silver sponsors KPMG Enterprise and Northland Wealth Management.

About CAFE

Celebrating its 30th year of helping business families succeed, CAFE is a national not-for-profit organization providing peer group forums, educational programs, resources and networking events to help business families and their professional advisors meet the unique challenges of owning and operating a family business. CAFE is where business families connect. Visit www.cafecanada.ca

Image with caption: "Established in 1986, the CAFE Family Enterprise of the Year Achievement Award is given annually to recognize, celebrate and promote achievements of Canadian family businesses. CAFE 2012 FEYA Award Recipient, The Halifax Seed Company, 3rd generation of the Tregunno Family pictured left to right: Alison Tregunno, Fraser Moir, Emily Tregunno. (CNW Group/Canadian Association of Family Enterprise)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130416_C5803_PHOTO_EN_25581.jpg

SOURCE: Canadian Association of Family Enterprise

To arrange interviews with FEYA Award finalists contact:

Sheila Simms; sheila@cafecanada.ca; (905) 337-8375 x221

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