Local business wins Best Managed Company

Fort St. John’s own Driving Force has re-qualified as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies for 2008.

The company first won in 2006 and then re-qualified in 2007. The winners were announced today in Toronto.

Its Parent company, The Driving Force Inc., opened its first branch in 1978. Today it is one of the largest independent vehicle rentals, sales and leasing companies in the country. Driving Force has 10 locations across western Canada and Nunavut, including Calgary and Saskatoon.

Canada’s Best Managed business award began in 1993 and recognizes excellence in Canadian-owned and managed companies.

Hundreds of applicants each year compete for the title.