2021 ORA Winners

Click each photo to see the ORA winner’s award ceremony video.

Best Hardware Store – Gravenhurst Home Hardware

Ian and Tara McNaughton, Dealer-Owners, Gravenhurst Home Hardware, Gravenhurst Ont.; with Michael McLarney, Managing Director, National Paint & Hardware Association, which sponsored the award.


Best Building Supply/Home Centre (under 15,000 square feet) – Bulkley Valley Home Centre

Centre: Travis Nanninga and Elaine Nanninga of Bulkley Valley Home Centre, Telkwa, B.C.; flanked by (l-r): Bruno Jean, Dave McNeil, and Mitch Balog of Taiga Building Products, sponsors of the award.


Best Building Supply/Home Centre (over 15,000 square feet) – GrandErie Home Hardware Building Centre

Ken Zantingh and Henry DeKlerk, GrandErie Home Hardware Building Centre, Dunnville, Ont.; sponsored by JRTech Solutions (middle).


Best Large Surface Retailer – RONA Kelowna

Matt Wachter, Store Manager, RONA Kelowna, Kelowna, B.C.; with Jeff McIntosh of Techniseal, sponsor of the award.


Best Contractor Specialist Store – RONA Cowansville

Luc Lamarche, Store Manager, RONA Cowansville, Cowansville, Que.; flanked by (l-r): Dale Girard of Lowe’s Canada, and Gino Allegro and Michelle Wood of Johns Manville Canada, sponsors of the award.


Best Young Retailer  – Jillian Sexton, Co-Owner of Sherwood TIMBER MART

Jillian Sexton, Co-Owner of Sherwood TIMBER MART, Charlottetown, P.E.I.; and Sarah Hounslow of BMF, sponsor of the award.


Marc Robichaud Community Leader – Gibsons Building Supplies

Gibsons Building Supplies, Gibsons, B.C. Julie Reeves, CEO. Sponsored by Trex.


Independent Spirit – Annapolis Home Hardware Building Centre, Annapolis Royal, N.S.

Rob and Joanne Lawrie, Dealer-Owners, Annapolis Home Hardware Building Centre, Annapolis Royal, N.S.; and David Chestnut of Hardlines, representing the National Hardware Show, which sponsored the award.

All Time ORA Winners…


Windsor Home Hardware, Windsor, Ont.
Norquay Co-op, Norquay, Sask
Cobourg Home Hardware Building Centre, Cobourg, Ont.
Lowe’s Calgary Crowfoot, Calgary, Alta.
Wolf Creek Building Supplies, Lacombe, Alta.
Wood Works of Renfrew, Renfrew, Ont.
RONA L’entrepôt (Le Plateau), Gatineau, Que.
Ace Victory Building Supplies, Mackenzie, B.C.

Quincaillerie Sainte-Julie, Sainte-Julie, Que.
Ace Building Centre-Kaslo, Kaslo, B.C.
Matériaux JLS-BMR, Bryson, Que.
Lowe’s South Windsor, Windsor, Ont.
Form & Build Supply, London, Ont.
Tyler Dueck, RONA Valley Enterprises, Rosenort, Man.
Fort St. John Home Hardware Building Centre, Fort St John, B.C.

Materiaux Armand Dumares, Gaspé, Que.
Discovery Co-op, North Battleford, Sask.
Gow’s Home Hardware, Bridgewater, N.S.
Haney Builders Supplies, Maple Ridge, B.C.
Lowe’s Barrie, Barrie, Ont.
RONA Penticton, Penticton, B.C.
Sayer Home Hardware, Hagersville, Ont.

Brantford Home Hardware, Brantford, Ont.
Home Building Centre-Salmon Arm, Salmon Arm, B.C.
Vanderhoof and Districts Co-op Home Centre, Vanderhoof, B.C.
Sen Western Wholesale Lumber (TIMBER MART) in Vancouver, B.C.
RONA Home & Garden, Kelowna, B.C.
Cindy Caron and Raphaël D’Amours, Quincaillerie Palmarolle (TIMBER MART), Palmarolle, Que.
Orillia Home Hardware Building Centre, Orillia, Ont.

Les Enterprises Nova Centre, Rawdon, Que.
W. Filsinger & Sons, Guelph, Ont.
Harris Home Hardware, London, Ont.
RONA Golden Mile, Scarborough, Ont.
Contractor First by RONA, Calgary, Alta.
Josh Beusekom, TRU Fort Macleod, Fort Macleod, Alta.
LBH Building Supplies, St. Albert, Alta.

Rocky Mountain House Co-op, Rocky Mountain House, Alta.
Gananoque Home Hardware, Gananoque, Ont.
Sutton Home Hardware, Sutton West, Ont.
Erin Mills RONA, Mississauga, Ont.
Alf Curtis Home Improvements, Peterborough, Ont.
Nancy Powell-Quinn – Moffatt & Powell RONA, London, Ont.
Hickey’s TIM-BR MART, St.John’s, Nfld.

POPS Home Hardware, High Prairie, Alta.
RONA Kemptville Building Centre, Kemptville, Ont.
Wellington Home Hardware, Wellington, Ont.
Chad Sonnenburg – Sonnenburg RONA, Massey, Ont.
TRU Hardware Breton, Breton, Alta.

Hook’s RONA, Cloyne, Ont.
Pioneer HHBC Campbell River, B.C.
Reno-Depot Rimouski, Rimouski, Que.
Chris Galer – POCO Building Supplies Port Coquitlam, B.C.
Proudfoot’s Home Hardware Building Centre Pictou, N.S.
Dick’s Lumber, Surrey, B.C.
Renfrew HHBC, Renfrew, Ont.

Gow’s Home Hardware, Bridgewater, N.S.
Drummond BMR, Marmora, Ont.
Invermere HH Building Centre, Invermere, B.C.
RONA Windsor Home & Garden, Windsor, Ont.
Interlakes Building Supplies(RONA), Lone Butte, B.C.
Brandon Ford – Albertson’s Home Center (TIM-BR MART), Parksville, B.C.
Capital Building Supplies Ltd. (RONA), Prince George, B.C.

Orillia HH Building Centre, Orillia, Ont.
Home Hardware Rimouski, Rimouski, Que.
Kamloops HH Building Centre, Kamloops, B.C.
Canadian Tire, Grimsby, Ont.
RONA Penticton, Penticton, B.C.
RONA Mont-Laurier, Mont-Laurier, Que.

Windsor Home Hardware, Windsor, N.S.
RONA Black Diamond, Black Diamond, Alta.
Lloydminster HHBC, Lloydminster, Alta.
Stephens Home Centre (RONA), Sydney, N.S.
Duncan RONA, Duncan, B.C.
Doug Lemieux, L.B.H. Building Supplies (TIMBRMART), St. Albert, Alta.

Lethbridge HH, Lethbridge, Alta.
Vernon HH Building Centre, Vernon, B.C.
RONA Regina, Regina, Sask.
Woodland TIM-BR Mart, Grande Prairie, Alta.
Groupe Yves Gagnon BMR, Cheneville, Que.
RONA Hardware, Newcastle, Ont.

Osoyoos Home Hardware, Osoyoos, B.C.
Totem Building Supplies, St. Albert Alta.
R.A. Warner Building Supplies, Lyndhurst, Ont.
Sherwood BMR, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
The Home Depot—Park Royal, West Vancouver, B.C.
Ryan Hare, KMS Tools, Coquitlam, B.C. 

Grunthal Lumber, Grunthal, Man.
The Home Depot Canada, Toronto, Ont.
Milton HH Building Centre, Milton, Ont.
RONA L’entrepot, Anjou, Que.
TIM-BR Mart, Kincardine, Ont.
TIM-BR Mart, Vegreville, Alta.

Angileri Lumber, Windsor, Ont.
Claude Forget Inc., Mont-Tremblant, Que.
Nauss TIM-BR Mart, Bridgewater, N.S.
Tracadie Home Hardware, Tracadie, N.B.
Westbank Home Hardware, Westbank, B.C.

Canadian Tire, Oakville, Ont.
Dolly’s Home Hardware, Qualicum Beach, B.C.
Fines HH Building Centre, Shelburne, Ont.
Payzant Building Products, Sackville, N.S.
Smyth’s True Value, Port Hardy, B.C.

Alf Curtis Home Improvements, Peterborough, Ont.
Bishop’s Do-it Centre, Bay Roberts, Nfld.
Macleod’s True Value, Merritt, B.C.
RONA-Revy Home & Garden, Vancouver, B.C.
Schurman Building Supplies, Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Quincaillerie St-Jean-Baptiste, Quebec City, Que.

Executive Home Building Centre, Red Deer, Alta.
Perth Home Hardware, Perth, Ont.
RONA Le Regional, Granby, Que.
Sylvan Lake True Value, Sylvan Lake, Alta.
W.S. Building Products, Lacombe, Alta.

Burg & Johnson Builder’s Supply, Powell River, B.C.
The Home Depot Canada, Toronto, Ont.
Macleod’s True Value, Golden, B.C.
Maplegrove Home Hardware, Oakville, Ont.
Pierceys Building Supplies, Tantallon, N.S.
Rona L’entrepot, Saint-Bruno, Que.

Beaver Lumber, Alliston, Ont.
J&H Builder’s Warehouse, Saskatoon, Sask.
Lansing Buildall, Scarborough, Ont.
Macleod’s True Value, Slave Lake, Alta.
Reno Depot, Montreal, Que.

Centre de renovation J.O. Levesque, Bedford, Que.
The Home Depot Canada, Toronto, Ont.
Gray-Mart True Value, Seeley’s Bay, Ont.
The Home Depot—Kitchener, Kitchener, Ont.
Lansing Buildall, Mississauga, Ont.

Centre de renovation Pro Landry, Edmunston, N.B.
Hensall District Co-operative, Hensall, Ont.
Mountain Building Centres, Squamish, B.C.
South Cambridge HH, Cambridge, Ont.
Westgate Village HH, Cambridge, Ont.

Canadian Tire Corp., Toronto, Ont.
Novico Novi-Mart, Pintendre, Que.
Lumberland SuperCentre, Surrey, B.C.
Maplegrove Home Hardware, Oakville, Ont.
Preston Hardware, Ottawa, Ont.

Handee Hardware True Value, Sexsmith, Alta.
Centre de renovation Prud’homme, Repentigny, Que.
Comox Builder’s Supply, Comox, B.C.
Harrison’s Building Centre, Amherst, N.S.
Revy Home & Garden, Edmonton, Alta.
Westlock Building Supplies, Westlock, Alta.

Buckhorn Pro Hardware, Buckhorn, Ont.
Central Builder’s Supply, Courteny, B.C.
Guelph Pro Hardware, Guelph, Ont.
Hunter’s True Value, Melfort, Sask.
Materiaux Carrefour, Sherbrooke, Que.
Quigley Pro Hardware, Cobourg, Ont.
Quincaillerie Bromont, Bromont, Que.
Totem Building Supplies, Calgary, Alta.
Twin Cities Hardware, Labrador City, Nfld.

Beaver Lumber, Toronto, Ont.
Kingan HH, Peterborough, Ont.
Macleods True Value, High Prairie, Alta.
Maglio Building Centre, Nelson, B.C.
Materiaux Inovaco, Gatineau, Que.
McMunn & Yates Do-it Centre, Brandon, Man.
Menard Renovation Centre, Cornwall, Ont.
Quincaillerie Lambert, Montreal, Que.
Stirling Homecare, Stirling, Ont.

Beaver Lumber, Toronto, Ont.
Gow’s HHBC, Bridgewater, N.S.
Penticton HHBC, Penticton, B.C.
Sun Glo Home Improvement Centre, Nanaimo, B.C.