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Remembering Norman Hughes

July 23, 2013  By

Norman Hughes, a long-time leader and entrepreneur in Canada’s printing and packaging industries, passed away at age 68.

Hughes was the owner of Cardinal Corrugated Containers, which continues to manufacture most any box configuration out of its Pickering, Ontario, facility, including custom corrugated boxes for the packaging sector. According to his obituary, Hughes took great pride in his company and valued his extended family of Cardinal employees.

Born in 1944 in Toronto, Hughes was also very active in the local community by volunteering his time to the Markham Figure Skating Club and several hockey associations. He was a part owner of the Markham Junior B Travelways.


Hughes is survived by his wife Susan, sister Roberta, three children and three grandchildren. Condolences can be accessed at A private ceremony to remember Norm Hughes was held on July 21 in Markham.

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