Burns and Dutton Concrete and Construction Company founded by Red Dutton, Reg Jennings, and Bob Burns.
Company hires Jack Simpson as chief engineer. Time Magazine had proclaimed Jack to be a “brilliant young engineer”.
Burns and Dutton pour almost every sidewalk in Calgary at a rate of one mile per day.
Negotiations to have the three former owners relinquish ownership to five of the company’s executives: Jack Simpson, Irv Thomas, Bob Burns, Herb Auck, and Walt Hillier.
Burns and Dutton becomes CANA Construction Co Ltd.
Jack is the majority stakeholder with Irv Thomas appointed as president and Jack as chairman. As chairman, Jack solidified CANA’s reputation through successful bids and overseeing construction projects to completion.
CANA acquires ACE Construction.
Jack Simpson honored with the Jack Simpson Gymnasium
CANA is first award the honour of being one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
CANA becomes a Platinum Club member of Canada’s Best Managed Companies.
CANA Constuction Co. Ltd., ACE Construction, and High Time Industries come under the CANA banner.
CANA gets a new head office, located on the original CANA site purchased in 1958
John Simpson retires as president and his son, Luke Simpson, takes over. John remains chairman.
CANA Utilities and CANA High Voltage rebrand to become CANA Energy.
CANA develops the ReNew group to focus on renovation and tenant improvement projects.