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

In 2021, we acquired Exile Automation to grow our core services in automation, manufacturing, and telecommunications as a dominant division of CDN and to position ourselves as your full-service provider. It’s all part of the CDN Advantage.


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 operation.

FEB 2015

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

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.

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 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.


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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.