2024 Business of the Year Nominees

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Sarv Heating & Cooling

I’m HVAC expert who introduces and fixes different home warming and cooling frameworks all year. I work with heaters as well as indoor regulators and cooling frameworks to guarantee everything moves along as planned all through a client’s home or place of business.

Hill'N Dale Landscaping

Hill’N Dale Landscaping is an award winning company that has been established since 1994. Hill’N Dale has worked with estate property owners in Mulmur, Creemore, Mono and Caledon for more than 29 years creating truly remarkable landscapes that continue to delight.

Rural Rescue Inc.

Established in 2018 by Savannah Rogers, a dedicated firefighter with 14 years of professional experience serving Dufferin County & the GTA, Rural Rescue proudly celebrates five years of service to our community. As a lifelong resident of Mulmur, Savannah’s commitment to local safety and well-being drives our mission to provide comprehensive first aid training services. With a focus on empowering individuals and organizations with lifesaving skills, Rural Rescue offers engaging, memorable, and accessible training experiences tailored to meet your needs. Rural Rescue is a Canadian Red Cross Training provider and a Canadian Heart & Stroke provider.

Morris Investigation Agency

The first and only full-service, woman-owned Private Investigation Agency in Dufferin County. Avidly pursuing justice and accountability for our clients with their best interests in mind.

Branching Out Support Services

Branching Out Support Services Inc (BOSS) is a social enterprise serving neurodiverse people and their chosen support circles. Firmly embedded in the community our theory of change is to provide meaningful, transparent, ethical services in Dufferin County and beyond. Services and engagements at BOSS include support programming for people across the lifespan with brain differences both in groups and one to one constructs. Keeping relationship building and community connection as highest potential outcomes our services consist of recreation, continuing education, employment support, life skills coaching and caregiver support, to name a few. A robust education and advocacy department ensures that public education, innovative practice and change making are rooted and evident in all we do. Most recently, BOSS launched a first of its kind mental health services dedicated to people with neurodiversity’s and caregivers/support professionals who are part of their circles. This trauma informed service is available nationally and our practitioners are ready to connect with people by phone, virtually or locally, in person. BOSS isn’t just a company – it’s a call to action for communities where we can all belong.

Hereward Farms

Hereward Farms is a picturesque slice of lavender paradise nestled in the heart of East Garafraxa, Ontario. With over 6,000 lavender plants flourishing on our 250-acre farm, we’re dedicated to cultivating the finest quality lavender and crafting all-natural skincare and home products that capture the essence of our land. As proud Canadians, we stand by our commitment to sustainability, ensuring that every step of our farming and production processes is eco-friendly and respectful of nature. Our tagline, “We grow it. We make it. You love it,” reflects our passion for creating products that not only delight the senses but also promote a sense of well-being. At Hereward Farms, we invite you to experience the beauty and benefits of lavender firsthand.

Everything Detailing

The most diverse and professional car service in GTA! Mobile detailing for your comfort. We offer you a one stop shop. Personalized custom services catering to all your needs, when we are working on your vehicle, to us it’s like we are working on our vehicles. Our eye for detail and pride is what drives us to be the best in our industry.

Bella Cleans

We are a family owned and operated residential/commercial cleaning company with many years of experience in all your cleaning needs. Our mission is to provide the best cleaning experiences for all our customers at the most affordable rates while going above and beyond to assist families as their various needs require.

The Art of Storytelling

The Art of Storytelling is an award winning full-service studio specializing in storytelling photography and video content. We are located in Dufferin County serving all of Southern Ontario. With over 15 years of corporate content creation we help municipalities, businesses and not-for-profits create engaging photography and video with purpose and passion. We strive to create content that engages with viewers and drives the know-like-trust factors. Our work can be found on website, presentations, social media, trade shows, and for internal communications.

Attention To Detail Professional Cleaning Service

Attention To Detail started 4 years ago. We’ve have grown to a team of 8 fantastic cleaners. We provide commercial and residential cleaning, we are bonded and insured and come highly recommended.

Bluebird Cafe and Grill

The Bluebird Café and Grill is a staple of the Dufferin County dining scene. We are honoured to be a part of many celebrations and special moments with our guests. Our warm and charming atmosphere makes us an ideal spot for lunches and dinners that are prepared in-house and fresh to order. Our convenient Take-Out kitchen allows you the option to experience Bluebird dining at home too.​Our menu includes delicious Italian specialties as well as our pizzas that are cooked in a custom-made wood-fire oven in the centre of our kitchen. We only use Double 00 flour imported from Italy. Our grill features melt-in-your-mouth Certified Angus Beef hand cut specifically for us and only the freshest, most flavourful seafood around.​Our chefs are extremely creative, passionate professionals and come up with features daily that you won’t find on our menu.​Whether you are dining with us or in the comfort of your home, we pride ourselves on offering a culinary and hospitality experience and we invite you on a journey with us to discover The Bluebird difference.

The Mayer-Harman Real Estate Team

The Mayer-Harman Team is committed to empowering individuals to reach their housing and financial aspirations. Through cultivating authentic connections and nurturing trust, we prioritize building lasting relationships with our clients and within the community. With extensive experience representing the industry at both regional and provincial levels, alongside our dedication to local philanthropy, including support for food banks and families in need, we strive to be an indispensable asset to our community, facilitating growth and prosperity for all. Our commitment extends beyond transactions; it’s about being a constant presence in the lives of our clients. That’s why we emphasize to every individual we work with that we bring more than just a real estate service – we bring a dedication to service itself.

Rose Digital Media Group Inc.

Rose Digital Media Group is a premier video production located in Dufferin County, serving the Greater Toronto Area. We are specialists in Commercial & Narrative work. Let us tell your story.

Mansfield Outdoor Centre

Mansfield Outdoor Centre is a 300-acre four-season recreation area and outdoor education center located in Mulmur Township. We cater to both day and overnight visitors, hosting over 2000 students annually for educational experiences. Our Camp Mansfield operates year-round, welcoming approximately 1000 children each year for winter camps, PD Day Camps, and Summer Camp. Our extensive trail system connects to the Dufferin and Simcoe County forest networks, offering opportunities for running, hiking, mountain biking, fat biking, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. We recently opened the Pine River Cafe & Public House, providing a convenient spot for visitors to grab a bite to eat. We also host various races and events throughout the year, including running, biking, and wayfinding competitions. Our goal is to provide accessible outdoor experiences that promote an active lifestyle and appreciation for nature.

Sage Wellness Clinic

We are a health and wellness clinic nestled in the heart of Orangeville. Our goal is to create a holistic sanctuary to help our clients achieve their wellness goals

Bryan's Fuel

Bryan’s Fuel is a 100-year family owned and operated company that delivers high quality heating and cooling solutions for residential homeowners and commercial businesses and farms in Orangeville and surrounding areas. Bryan’s Fuel can design, install, and service forced air and hot water heating systems that operate on propane, natural gas, electricity, and geothermal energy sources. Bryan’s Fuel is also a preferred choice for the supply of propane, furnace oil, diesel, gasoline, and lubricant needs. To learn more about Bryan’s Fuel visit www.bryansfuel.on.ca.

M&M Food Market

M&M Food Market is a grocery store offering frozen food, pantry items, sauces, and more for all mealtimes and any special events and gatherings. We are passionate about providing you with the very best food without the use of artificial flavours, colours, or sweeteners, whether that be for one person or 100, we have you covered.


Dana Copeland Owner of Flaunt Salon and Spa in Orangeville, Ontario. I have been a stylist for 19 years, I am a mother of three boys, and was raised here in Dufferin County.

Lennox Farm

Lennox Farm is a family-owned and operated farm, growing a variety of delicious, nutrient-dense produce, in Melancthon, Ontario. For five generations, Lennox Farm has provided the community with access to healthy, fresh, local food. We are passionate about agriculture, education, protecting our land, and reducing our environmental impact. We strive to improve our farming practices each season to enhance the health of our land, our food, and the local community.

Wightman Telecommunications

Wightman is a local telecommunications company in southwestern Ontario, offering cutting-edge communication infrastructure like Fibre to the Home technology. Our services include high-speed Internet, TV, phone and mobility services. Since our establishment, we’ve focused on providing reliable communication solutions that evolve with customer needs. With a commitment to innovation, we invest in modern infrastructure like Wightman Fibre technology to ensure a future-proof network for our customers.

Shelburne Golf & Country Club

Shelburne Golf and Country Club is a picturesque 18-hole golf course located on the western edge of the Niagara Escarpment. The professionally-designed course plays over easily walked terrain with silica sand bunkers and six spring-fed ponds providing a challenge to all levels of golfers. Over the years, 9 new tee decks added 230 yards to the course, adding to the challenge for the lower handicap, long-hitting player. Playing enhancements were completed on four holes in 2007, to speed up play and provide greater visual definition to the bunkers, water hazards and fairways, along with the addition of 400 trees. Also, the automatic irrigation system was expanded to improve the overall condition and playability of the course. Shelburne Golf & CC has one of the finest practice facilities in Southern Ontario including a 10,000 square foot putting and chipping green with practice bunker and a one third of an acre grassed tee area with six strategically placed target greens.

JDC Custom Homes Inc.

JDC, established as a family business in 1993, has provided award winning design/build services to clients around Greater Dufferin for over 31 years. With the second generation being very actively involved in the business, and our on-going community involvement, JDC will be able to provide the best Design & Build services for many years to come. The unique processes and systems developed specifically for and by our organization will allow JDC to continue to provide great relationships and experiences for our clients, staff, trades and everyone involved in the process of designing and building your dream home, addition or renovation.

Pine River Institute

Pine River Institute (PRI) helps adolescents struggling with addictive behaviours and other mental health issues to reclaim their lives, their families, and their futures. Located in Horning’s Mills, Dufferin County, Ontario, PRI is the only program of its kind in Canada – primarily a live-in treatment centre and outdoor leadership experience for youth, ages 13 to 19. In addition, our Centre for Family Initiatives (CFI@PRI) extends PRI’s knowledge, experience and evidence-informed treatment model to the broader community, offering strategic learning opportunities for youth, parents/caregivers, educators, clinicians and agency staff to help more youth regain mental wellness and develop the tools they need to combat addictive behaviours.

Canada Mortgage and Financial Group

Canada Mortgage and Financial Group ( CMFG) is a reputable award winning brokerage and lending firm known for it’s execution, transparency and successful track record of completing mortgage transactions. CMFG provide a wide range of services from residential and commercial mortgages, HELOC, land acquisition, real estate development and hotel financing under the leadership of CEO, Ameera Ameerullah who has been in the mortgage industry over two decades. In addition, CMFG lending division is a non-bank lender offering private mortgages where investors have the opportunity to earn 8% target annual return. https://cmfg.ca/

More Than Just Baskets

Our shop has over 105 Canadian and local vendors all under one roof. Since we opened our doors in 2015, we have focused on a one stop shop for local products.