Year in the life of the Captains of Commerce
In 2003, the loonie soared to heights not seen for a decade and Manitoba's unemployment rate remained among the lowest in the country. Some of the city's most venerable business names were newsmakers in 2003, as were the captains of some of the city's newest industries.
35 Years but who's counting -
Peter Nygård, the chronically stylish Finnish ex-pat who refuses to reveal his age, told everyone last year that he had been in business for 35 years. He then invited each of them to a party at a succession of events last year, it's hard to knock the business smarts that have kept his empire growing (never mind his ability to host parties).
Nygård introduces Nygård Signature Line last April.
He has kept his clothing empire growing for 35 years now