Industry Influencers

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  • COAT OF ARMS

    In November 1991, Rideau became the first Canadian company to be granted its own Coat of Arms from The Heraldic Authority, part of the Office of Her Excellency, The Governor General of Canada. The shield's colors of gold and silver drawn in a patte [...]

  • END TO END RECOGNITION SOLUTIONS

    Rideau began providing a fully outsourced recognition program to RBC, Scotiabank, BMO (Harris Bank in the USA), Molson, Alcan, Canadian Pacific (The Soo Line, D&H Railways in the USA) and many others including the Government of Canada. Rideau pr [...]

  • RECOGNITION SOLUTIONS

    Promotional products and fashion jewelry were increasingly being offshored to the Far East. The company was faced with a new challenge: bringing Rideau to the 21st century. The solution came when it realized there was a thriving market forcorporate [...]

  • ORDER OF CANADA

    Stephenson becomes the first Canadian company to produce the Order of Canada (the equivalent to the US Congressional Medal of Honor). The Order of Canada is produced for the Governor General of Canada who resides in Rideau Hall in Ottawa. At the su [...]

  • THE JEWELERS' GUILD

    Stephenson opened a subsidiary in the United Kingdom called The Jewelers' Guild. Stephenson ouvre une filiale au Royaume-Uni appelée The Jewellers' Guild (la Guilde des bijoutiers). Stephenson abre una filial en el Reino Unido llamada "The Jewell [...]

  • STEPHENSON COMPANY

    The Hart children – Peter, Rosanne, Stephen and Robert along with a close family friend, Cam Ferguson, bought the Stephenson Company from Ed and Phyllis. Les enfants Hart - Peter, Rosanne, Stephen et Robert avec un ami de la famille proche, Cam F [...]

  • ARLINGTON JEWELS

    Ed Hart partnered with Maurice Bradden of D’Orlan Jewelers to build a manufacturing company called Arlington Jewels located in Portarlington in the Republic of Ireland. Ed Hart s'associe avec Maurice Bradden de D'Orlan Jewelers, pour mettre sur p [...]

  • 473 DESLAURIERS

    The Harts moved the company to its present location at473 Deslauriers. L'entreprise déménage dans ses locaux actuels au 473 Deslauriers. Los Harts transfieren el domicilio de la compañía al número 473 de la calle Deslauriers. [...]

  • THE BEGINNING... ST-MAURICE STREET

    Mr. Stephenson founds the company which he initially called the Stephenson Company. It is located on St-Maurice Street and produced emblematic jewelry for associations such as the Masons and Knights of Columbus. [...]

  • Hard Work and Determination Spell Success

    We have all heard the adage, “Bloom where you’re planted”.  Shannon Bell has taken this advice to heart. In her short tenure at Rideau she has moved from maintenance staff to Call Centre team lead in just four years. Her enthusiasm for her [...]