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UAL · Person · 1899-1995

Clennell Haggerston Dickins (1899-1995), best known by the nickname “Punch”, was a pioneer of aviation in Canada. Part of Dickins’ childhood was spent in Edmonton, and he enlisted in the Canadian Army following the outbreak of WWI, serving as a bomber pilot. In the mid-1920s, he served in the RCAF as a test pilot. In 1927, he married Constance “Connie” Gerrie and in 1928 began duties with Western Canada Airways (later Canadian Airways). Dickins was involved in early airmail runs and numerous groundbreaking flights in Canada’s then-unmapped north. During WWII, Dickins served as head of the Atlantic Ferry Command, and following the war, joined de Havilland Canada, working in various capacities until his retirement in 1966.

Pollard, H.
UAL · Person · 1880 - 1968
Dixon, F. J.
UAL · Person · January 20, 1881 - March 18, 1931

Leader of the Independent Labour Party of Manitoba

Manitoba Telephone System
UAL · Corporate body · 1908 - 1996

The Manitoba Telephone System (MTS) was established as a crown corporation in 1908 when the Government of Manitoba purchased and amalgamated all pre-existing private sector telecommunication systems operating in Manitoba into a publicly administered utility. The system operated under the title Manitoba Government Telephones until 1933, when it became the Manitoba Telephone System.

The Manitoba Telephone System was responsible for providing province-wide integrated telecommunication services, and for ensuring the installation and maintenance of related technologies and infrastructure. From its creation, MTS provided local and long-distance telephone services and also facilitated communications by telegraph. In 1923, the telephone system assumed responsibility for the transmission of long-range radio broadcasts. MTS operated radio station CKY in Winnipeg from 1923-1948 and CKX in Brandon from 1928-1948. In 1965, MTS gained the licensing and technological capability to provide cable television services to clients living in Winnipeg. These services were expanded across Manitoba by 1987. Also in 1987, MTS introduced its mobile telephone service, MTS Mobility.

MTS directed the operations of two major subsidiary companies: MTX Telecom Services Inc. (1982-1987), which provided marketing and consulting services to clients outside of Manitoba; and Manitoba Data Services (1978-1990), which administered data processing services to clients in both the business and public sectors.

MTS reported to the Minister Responsible for Telephones and Telegraphs and was administered by a quasi-independent commission composed of a chair and four board members. All members of the commission were appointed by the Lieutenant-Governor-in-Council.

In 1996, the Manitoba Telephone System was sold by the Manitoba government to private shareholders, who changed the corporation's name to Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.

Watt Publishing Co.
UAL · Corporate body · 1917-

A fourth-generation family-owned company that delivers business intelligence, industry data and specialized information to the global Pet Food, Poultry and Animal Feed markets through a variety of channels including live trade shows and conferences, print magazines, e-newsletters, websites, e-marketing services, digital editions, white papers, webinars, custom content marketing and other digital initiatives.

American Cyanamid Company
UAL · Corporate body · 1907 - 1994

An American manufacturing conglomerate that began as a fertilizer company and added many additional lines of business before merging with American Home Products in 1994. The combined company sold off most of its divisions, adopted the name of its remaining Wyeth division, and was bought by Pfizer in 2009, becoming defunct as a separate concern.

Barley Council of Canada
UAL · Corporate body · April 17, 2013-

A national voice for barley growers with membership across Canada including the research and life science community, malting and brewing sector, feed and livestock industry and select grain handling companies.

UAL · Corporate body · 1998-

A voluntary organization of Prairie oat growers established to promote the interests of Western Canadian oat growers.

Pulse Canada
UAL · Corporate body · 1997-

A national association representing growers, traders and processors of Canadian pulses (dry peas, beans, lentils and chickpeas).

G3 Canada Limited
UAL · Corporate body · 2015-

Successor to the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB).

Nutrien Ag Solutions
UAL · Corporate body · 2018-

Established in 2018 after Nutrien was formed through the merger of PotashCorp and Agrium.

Jackson-Triggs
UAL · Corporate body · 1989-

In 1989 Donald Triggs and Allan Jackson, with a group of investors, purchased Cartier wines from John Labatt Limited and later changed the company's name to Vincor. In 1993, they began to produce Jackson-Triggs wine. They started with two varietals, Cabernet Sauvignon and Sauvignon Blanc, and now sell many different varieties and tiers.

SGS
UAL · Corporate body · December 12, 1878-
Madden, Barry
UAL · Person · April 1, 1939 - January 25, 2010
Manitoba Easter Seal Fund
UAL · Corporate body · 1922-

A large Canadian provider of programs, services, and issues-leadership and development for the disability community.

Unger, Edwin
UAL · Person · March 15, 1926 - June 21, 2011
Alberta Wheat Commission
UAL · Corporate body · 2011-

An organization that represents the interests of Alberta's wheat producers.

UAL · Corporate body · 1920 - 1996

The Manitoba Co-operative Dairies Ltd. (Manco) was incorporated in 1920 with its purchase of the Manitoba Creamery Company. In 1927, The Manitoba Co-operative Dairies merged with the Manitoba Poultry Marketing Association to form the Manitoba Dairy & Poultry Co-operative Ltd. Manco continued to acquire Manitoba creameries throughout the 1920s and 1930s and by 1940 had became one of Manitoba's largest producers of dairy products and distributors of poultry and eggs. In the 1950s, the Co-operative expanded their operations to include several cheese plants. By 1976, Manco's sales were almost $28,000,000 with net earnings of over $6,000,000. In 1982, the Co-op's name was changed back to Manitoba Co-operative Dairies and changed again in 1986 to Co-operative Dairies Ltd. In 1996, Manco became a subsidiary of Dairyworld Foods (Dairyland).

Hudson Bay Railway
UAL · Corporate body · 1997-

Canadian short-line railway operating in northeastern Saskatchewan and northern Manitoba.

Paterson GlobalFoods Inc.
UAL · Corporate body · 1908-

Canadian multinational agri-food and related business conglomerate. Established in 1908 as N.M. Paterson & Sons Limited by Norman M. Paterson. In 2001, leadership was taken over by Andrew B. Paterson. In 2005, the company's name was changed to Paterson GlobalFoods Inc. (PGF).

Vancouver Port Authority
UAL · Corporate body · 1964-2008

On 1 January 2008, the Vancouver Port Authority (VPA) amalgamated with the Fraser River Port Authority (FRPA) and North Fraser Port Authority (NFPA) to create the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) and do business as Port Metro Vancouver (PMV).

Dow AgroSciences
UAL · Corporate body · 1989-2019

Subsidiary of Dow Chemical Company. Was succeeded by Corteva Inc. in 2019.

Aichele, Gerald
UAL · Person · March 17, 1940 - August 30, 2011
Sears Canada Inc.
UAL · Corporate body · 1952 - 14 Jan. 2018

Defunct Canadian department store chain.

BP
UAL · Corporate body · 1909-
McLaren's
UAL · Corporate body
Case IH
UAL · Corporate body · 1985

American agricultural machinery manufacturer. Subsidiary of CNH International.

Viterra Ltd.
UAL · Corporate body · 1993-

Canadian grain handling business.