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Business is Blooming

Technaflora Plant Products Ltd. business partners Jason Goodman and Andrew King got off to a rocking start through a shared love of music, in particular the band the Grateful Dead. With both attending hundreds of concerts over the years, they laugh at how many times their paths potentially crossed before they were formally introduced through consultation work with Technaflora. So

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It’s All Smiles

For Fischer Denture Clinic, business is booming! Markus Fischer, registered denturist, attributes the clinic’s success to their specialized lower suction dentures and the fact that as we live longer, we want to maintain that fabulous smile later in life. Training in Japan under Dr. Jiro Abe, Markus Fischer is one of only 28 denturists worldwide who is certified to teach

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Driving the Family Business

Mission Towing  has been helping out local residents with their vehicles and providing emergency roadside assistance for a staggering 63 years. The definition of a family run business, Ambrose Duperon Sr. decided that working in the sawmills was not the safest environment for his son, Wally Sr., so he and his older brother, Ambrose Jr. set him up in the

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Clarity of Vision

Moving to a new community, raising a family and running a successful business requires great multitasking skills, but it was all in a day’s work for Dave and Sheryl Mitchell, who have made quite the team over the years with local business Abstract Auto & Window Glass.   Wanting their customers to literally have a clear vision, whether on their windshields

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Soaking It Up

Valley Acrylic Bath Ltd. manufacture beautifully hand crafted bath and kitchen fixtures and fittings including bathtubs, showers, basins and even the kitchen sink!   Proudly deemed 100% Canadian, with the production plant residing in Mission since 2010, all merchandise is sold on a wholesale basis to home improvement and bathroom retailers. Stepping into their showroom takes you on a luxurious journey

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Flying High

While venturing into a travel agency is by far the most relaxing way to book a vacation, for the staff it is a fine balance of answering the phones, bookings, paperwork and client discussion. You really do need to have skills in multitasking to run a successful travel business, and none are more skilled than Debbie Trenholm and the team

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The “WOW” Factor

Mission is home to a University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) satellite campus which houses a state-of-the-art space for the Graphic and Digital Design (GDD) Diploma. Since first opening their doors in 2012, the GDD program has gained a reputation for producing creative, professional and balanced designers who are well equipped in areas including communication, branding, typography, publishing, video, and

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Economic Development Year in Review

2016 saw the Mission Economic Development Department tasked with a number of key objectives which included business retention and expansion (BRE), marketing and communications, investment attraction and workforce development. Here are some of year’s highlights and accomplishments: Twelve business tours were undertaken to give Mayor and Council a stronger understanding of the local business environment and associated opportunities and challenges

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Putting A Spring In Your Step

You can guarantee when you open the door to Arnold’s Shoe Repair you will be welcomed with a big smile and a keenness to help, regardless of how challenging the request. Arnold has been part of Mission’s Downtown fabric since 1983 and is renowned for great customer service and the ability to restore anything from shoes, belts, purses, backpacks, hockey

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