About Us

Euro-Can Enterprises Limited was founded in 1983 by Harry and Josie Laarveld. The masonry firm began as a company dedicated to commercial renovation and has evolved to serving all sectors of the masonry market including a strong involvement in the design-build field.

Euro-can has grown to be one of the largest masonry contractors in the province of Manitoba and has a significant presence in the City of Winnipeg.

Specializing in brick, stone and concrete masonry units, Euro-Can’s work can be seen on many prominent buildings around the Winnipeg Area.

Euro-Can employs a team of supervisors, masons and labourers with lengthy histories of dedication and service to the company. The firm promotes the Manitoba apprenticeship program that involves both on-the-job training under the supervision of dedicated trainers as well as technical training at Red River College. Euro-Can maintains quality workmanship and a safe and healthy environment for the entire workforce. As a responsible member of local and national masonry associations, Euro-Can continues to support and promote masonry excellence.

Through superior client service, high quality craftsmanship and unparalleled dedication, Euro-Can Enterprises Ltd remains a number one choice for new and repeat customers on many of Winnipeg’s largest masonry projects.

Harry Laarveld - Founder

Harry founded Euro-Can Enterprises Ltd in 1983 and served as president until retirement in 2012 when his son Mark took over as company president. Harry’s passion for the industry has been proven over the years with his involvement in many of the industries associations. He served as President of MMCA for 13 years and continues to be involved as past president of the Manitoba Masonry Institute, serves as chair on the Manitoba Provincial Trade Advisory Committee, a member of the CSA technical committee for mortar and grout and is First Vise President of the Canadian Masonry Contractors Association and has made vast contributions to the editorial board for the Canadian Masonry textbook.

Mark Laarveld - President

Growing up around the construction industry, Mark’s introduction to construction was through hands on field experience. He began his career at Euro-Can in 1997, after having earned a Building Construction Technician and Business Administration Certificate from Red River College. Mark is currently President of Euro-Can and is responsible for project management, field operations and monitoring all changes on projects. Mark proves his commitment to masonry and its long lasting history as well as its future by being involved in local industry groups; MMCA, and CMCA U 40 and by serving as Vice President of MMI.

Keith Boutilier - Estimator

Keith began his masonry career with Euro-Can in 2003 and earned his Red Seal Journeyman Bricklayer certification in 2007. His commitment to building a strong rapport with customers fostered his passion for estimating. Keith is committed to working closely with our customers and ensures the details of all projects are taken from preliminary plans to finished product on time and on budget. He addresses every project with the same sense of concern and importance as if it were his own. Keith has successfully completed thousands of projects, and offers valuable assistance to any project you can dream up.