Canada West 653
Canada West 653 is a Native-owned and operated business that prides itself on its commitment to excellence. The company’s mission is to build better projects through better relationships. To achieve this goal, the company prioritizes transparency, using state-of-the-art welding technologies, and leveraging its team’s extensive experience.
At the heart of the company’s success is its team of tradespeople, who are widely regarded as the best in the business. These skilled professionals share in the company’s success, working together to provide the highest quality welding and repair services to customers.
Overall, this Native-owned and operated business is dedicated to providing top-tier welding services and building solid relationships with its customers. With its focus on transparency, state-of-the-art technology, and experienced tradespeople, the company is poised to continue its success and growth for years to come.
Wayne Dafoe is a Canadian welding expert with 39 years of experience in the field. He is best known for his role as co-owner of Canada West, a welding and repair company that specializes in storage tanks. Along with a friend, Wayne founded Canada West with the goal of providing a complete turnkey repair service to customers.
At Canada West, Wayne manages the day-to-day operations and serves as the project manager in the field. He also handles the estimating side of the tank repair division. Wayne has been managing tank repair for 15 years and has extensive experience in the storage tank business, as well as in pressure vessels, pressure piping, structural welding, and general fabrication and repair.
One of the core values of Canada West is building better projects through better relationships. The company strives for total transparency and uses its extensive knowledge to provide the best possible service and repair to its customers. To maintain safety, quality, and strong relationships, Canada West keeps its business fairly small.
Wayne is joined by a team of welding experts at Canada West. Chad, a fellow co-owner, has 35 years of experience, while the Quality Control Manager has 40 years of experience and the Superintendent has 25. Together, they have built a company that is committed to providing high-quality welding and repair services to customers across Canada.
We are an Aboriginal-owned and operated full service storage tank repair and maintenance contractor.
Construction equipment, engineering, planning and innovation
At the heart of the company's success is its team of tradespeople, who are widely regarded as the best in the business.
We have a professional team of workers for your company
New tank build
We provide new tank builds with expertise in engineering and construction.
Our team has experience working with structural steel, including welding and fabrication.
Design and construct new foundations for tanks, ensuring a solid and stable base for long-term performance.
Tank repair and modification
We provide full-service tank repair and modification, including internal and external coating, leak detection and repair, and structural repairs.
We can safely move tanks using specialized equipment and techniques, allowing for easier maintenance or to accommodate changes to the facility layout.