ABOUT US

OUR
STORY

We are Western Canada’s leader in E&I maintenance, renewables/solar, major projects, combustion & emissions reduction, and measurement.

In 2021, we acquired Exile Automation as a dominant division of CDN and to grow our core services in automation, fabrication, and telecommunications.

We are your full-service provider; it’s all part of the CDN Advantage.

BOLDLY GROW:
THE CDN STORY

MAR 2011

CDN Controls Ltd. is founded by current President, Dean Fraser, and Senior VP, Nick Stewart, in Grande Prairie, Alberta, with a vision to define relationship-built, full-scope services.

NOV 2012

A new CDN branch opens in Valleyview, AB.

JUN 2014

A new head office is established in Calgary, Alberta, as the Grande Prairie branch becomes the hub of operations.

2014 AND 2015

CDN is recognized as one of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Alberta.

FEB 2015

The Grande Prairie office moves into the state-of-the-art building it occupies today.

APR 2015

A new CDN branch opens in Grande Cache, AB.

FEB 2016

Halfway River-CDN Controls, a majority-owned Indigenous business, is established, marking CDN’s first formal Indigenous partnership.

APR 2016

Dalco Instruments & Electrical is acquired, opening CDN to British Colombia with a new branch in Fort St John, BC.

JUN 2017

A formal partnership with Kelly Lake Cree Nation is established.

SEPT 2017

CDN receives the PAR Committed certification from the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.

OCT 2017

A new CDN branch opens in Edmonton, AB.

NOV 2019

A new CDN branch opens in Kitimat, BC.

SEPT 2020

A formal partnership with Aseniwuche Winewak Nation is established.

OCT 2020

CDN releases its first Environmental, Social, and  Governance report, a voluntary public disclosure of its commitment to excellence. We are the first in our service sector to do so — and we continue to do so annually.

MAR 2021

CDN celebrates turning 10 years old!

JUN 2021

A formal partnership with Kitsumkalum First Nation is established.

AUG 2021

The Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business certifies CDN as PAR Committed Phase II.

NOV 2021

CDN enters the solar/renewable space with the merger and acquisition of Inphase Electric & Controls in Brooks.

DEC 2021

CDN acquires Calgary-based Exile Automation to increase our market dominance in the automation space.

JUN 2022

A formal partnership with Paul First Nation is established.

DEC 2022

A formal partnership with Tsuut'ina Nation is established. The vision to have a strong Indigenous partner in all areas of CDN operations is achieved.

APR 2023

The Canadian Council of Aboriginal Business certifies CDN as PAR Committed Phase III. We are one of 40 Canadian Businesses to hold this advanced level of certification.

NOV 2023

CDN announces an annual commitment of 1.5% EBITDA to community investment and sponsorship.

NOV 2023

New branch opens in Drumheller, AB. It's CDN's 10th branch in 12 years.

STANDING
STRONG TODAY

 

 

*Current as of July 2023

EXECUTIVE TEAM

 

SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM

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KYLE
STEWART

VP, SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Starting as CDN’s first HSE manager, Kyle was instrumental in helping CDN obtain its first-ever COR certification. Kyle now specializes in supply chain and manages CDN’s complete procurement program, overseeing all materials, supply, vendor negotiations, parts, and CDN’s full fleet of assets. With 17 years of industry experience, Kyle has played an integral role in building CDN’s internal operations and continues to be an invaluable team member. A proud veteran, Kyle served in our Canadian military.

DIRECTORS

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DAN
LONGIN

DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS, EXILE AUTOMATION (NORTH)
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BRENT
SCHAFF

DIRECTOR, SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
Tyler-Woolsey-1

TYLER
WOOLSEY

DIRECTOR, EXILE AUTOMATION (SOUTH)

DIRECTORS

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DAN
LONGTIN

DIRECTOR, AUTOMATION (NORTH)
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MIKE
LYSTER

DIRECTOR, SOUTHERN AB, BC, AND SK OPERATIONS
Steve Mrakava-1

STEVE
MRAKAVA

DIRECTOR, RENEWABLES
Chetan

CHETAN
PARMAR

CORPORATE CONTROLLER
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JENNIFER
SANFORD

DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS
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BRENT
SCHAFF

DIRECTOR, SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
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SAIF
ULLAH

DIRECTOR, FINANCE
Tyler-Woolsey

TYLER
WOOLSEY

DIRECTOR, AUTOMATION (SOUTH)
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KEITH
NOSEWORTHY

DIRECTOR, MAJOR PROJECTS

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