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Centennial Businesses

MHS Centennial Businesses have operated continuously in Manitoba for over 100 years, and have been designated by the Manitoba Historical Society. Further information on this program is available here.

Business

Type of business

Year founded

Aikins, MacAulay & Thorvaldson / MLT Aikins

Law firm

1879

Alsip’s Building Products and Services

Construction materials

1905

Arctic Glacier (Arctic Ice)

Ice products

1882

Ash Temple

Dental supplies

1895

Baldur Gazette-News

Newspaper

1898

Birtle Eye-Witness

Newspaper

1891

Boissevain Recorder

Newspaper

1899

Brown and Rutherford Co. Ltd.

Lumber planing mill

1872

Burrows Lumber Inc.

Lumber merchant

1879

Canadian Pacific Railway Co.

Railway & shipping

1881

Carberry News-Express (Carberry News, Norfolk Intelligencer and Advertiser, Carberry Express)

Newspaper

1889

Christie’s Office Plus

Office supplies

1881

Deloraine Times and Star (Weekly Times & Turtle Mountain and Souris River Gazette)

Newspaper

1887

Dufferin Leader / Valley Leader

Newspaper

1898

Fort Garry Hotel

Hotel

1913

Glenboro Gazette

Newspaper

1892

Grandview Exponent

Newspaper

1901

Great-West Life Assurance Company

Insurance

1891

Guinn & Simpson Co. Ltd.

Monument and funeral stone

1905

Hartney Machine and Motors Ltd.

Machine and vehicle dealer

1899

Hudson’s Bay Company

General mercantile

1684

Killarney Guide

Newspaper

1894

J. J. H. McLean

Musical instruments

1881

James Richardson & Sons Ltd. / Pioneer Grain Company / Richardson International

Grain merchant, oil and gas, etc.

1880

Manitoba Government Telephones / Manitoba Telephone System / MTS AllStream / BellMTS

Telecommunications

1908

Manitou Western Canadian

Newspaper

1900

Mariaggi Hotel

Hotel

1903

Marlborough Hotel

Hotel

1914

Meridian Trail General Store / Douglas General Store (Argyle, RM of Rockwood)

General mercantile

1912

Minnedosa Tribune

Newspaper

1883

Neepawa Press

Newspaper

1896

North West Company

General mercantile

1785

Occidental Hotel

Hotel

1886

Pilot Mound Sentinel-Courier

Newspaper

1889

Pitblado

Law firm

1882

Pringle’s Men’s Wear of Boissevain (Welch’s Men’s Furnishings)

Clothing merchant

1898

Queens Hotel

Hotel

1881

Quintex Services Limited

Industrial Cleaning

1911

Reesor’s Jewellery

Jeweller

1882

Shoal Lake Star

Newspaper

1889

Souris Plaindealer

Newspaper

1892

Southern Manitoba Review (Rock Lake Review, Cartwright Enterprize)

Newspaper

1898

Stonewall Argus & Teulon Times (Stonewall News, Rockwood County Advisor)

Newspaper

1893

Swan Valley Star & Times (Swan River Star)

Newspaper

1900

H. P. Tergesen Store

General store

1899

Thomson Funeral Chapel

Funeral chapel

1879

Treherne Times

Newspaper

1899

Trim Services Ltd.

Garment manufacturers supplier

1901

Vendome Hotel

Hotel

1898

Virden Empire-Advance (Virden Advance)

Newspaper

1885

Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company

General insurance

1896

Westeel

Steel products

1905

Wilson Furniture Ltd.

Furniture merchant

1883

Windsor Hotel

Hotel

1903

Winnipeg Free Press (Manitoba Free Press)

Newspaper

1872

Winnipeg Hotel

Hotel

1881

Winnipeg Supply and Fuel Company / Winnipeg Supply Service Experts

Home and building supplies

1904

Woodbine Hotel

Hotel

1878

Other Businesses

Algoma Steel Bridge Company

N. Bawlf Grain Company

Brandon Sun

Canada Cement Company

Delmar Commodities

Dominion Bridge Company

Dominion Business College / Cooper Education Institute

Federal Grain

Forsythe Elevator Company

Grain Growers’ Grain Company / United Grain Growers / Agricore United / Viterra

Inter-Ocean Grain Company

Lake Winnipeg Shipping and Supply Company / Lake Winnipeg Shipping Company

Lake of the Woods Milling Company

Manitoba Bridge and Iron Works

Manitoba Clinic

Manitoba Pool Elevators / Agricore

Manitoba Power Commission / Manitoba Hydroelectric Board / Manitoba Hydro

Manitoba Sugar Company

Massey-Harris Company Limited

Monarch Life Assurance Company

Northern Crown Bank

Northern Elevator Company

Parrish & Heimbecker

Paterson Grain Company

Pioneer Grain Company

Portage Mutual Insurance Company

Reliance Grain Company

Scottish Cooperative Wholesale Society

Searle Grain Company

Smith Agency Limited

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

Union Bank of Canada

Western Canada Flour Mills

Western Grocers Limited / Westfair Foods Limited

Winnipeg Clinic

Winnipeg Paint and Glass Company

Winnipeg Telegram

Winnipeg Tribune

Young Grain Company

Page revised: 12 August 2017

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