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May 2023

Ottawa company Frisby Tire acquired by Kal Tire

Source: Ottawa Business Journal in Ottawa, ON

Ottawa’s Frisby Tire has been acquired by British Columbia-based Kal Tire, the two companies announced. Frisby Tire, which has five locations in the Ottawa area, is considered the oldest, independently…

Kal Tire acquires Ottawa’s Frisby Tire

Source: in Ottawa, ON

Frisby Tire locations in Ottawa will soon have a new look. Kal Tire has acquired the over 100-year-old Ottawa business, and the British Columbia tire business will operate all five…

June 2015

From Okanagan town, Kal Tire treads across Canada

Source: Vancouver Sun in Vancouver, BC

Family-owned company has 250 stores, hopes to eat into Canadian Tire’s dominant retail market share…

March 2015

Safety Drives Kal Tire

Source: Safety Drives Kal Tire in Vernon, BC

You can’t completely eliminate risk on the job site, but Kal Tire is on the road towards that goal. To read this story, please open the attached pdf.      …

June 2013

CBC Radio – From Vernon beginnings, Kal Tire celebrates 60th year

Source: CBC Radio

This is the story of a small town prairie boy named Tom Foord. (Ford) He moved to Vernon from Saskatchewan, started a tire business and never left. Well, the story…

Tire Review – Celebrating its 60th, Kal Tire Continues to Conquer from Vernon

Source: Tire Review

Great empires deserve great capitals. The Brits ruled from London, the Babylonians from Babylon, the Mongols from Karakorum. Kal Tire holds sway over its global domain from Vernon, that vast…

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