our story

Doug and Eva Dufresne opened the first Dufresne Furniture & Appliances store in 1986 in their hometown of Kenora, Ontario, following the sale of their service station and a restless attempt at retirement.

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Purpose

our purpose

Our purpose is to make life better for our teams, our guests, our community, and our shared future. Operating on these three pillars of purpose, we can effectively grow, adapt, and improve our organization for the better.

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Work with purpose

to make our work life better.

Serve with purpose

to make our guests’ lives better.

Grow with purpose

to make our future better

our community

At The Dufresne Group, we care.

We are eager to help and to make a positive impact
on the lives of our guests, our staff, our vendors, our
partners, and our communities.

Where We Live

Our commitment to work together as a team to provide communities with funds and essential items.

Education & Leadership

Our commitment to invest in educational opportunities for our future generations, as well as to empower creativity and selfexpression through exposure of sports and the arts.

House & Home

Our commitment of home for those who are without.

Well-Being

Our commitment to the well-being of community members through healthcare and the gift of sleep.

Dream Big

our brands

We are proud to live local through the unique connections we make with our local communities, our local vendors, and our support for local Canadian economies and accessibility to home goods.

Dufresne Retail Solutions Group

A wholly owned subsidiary of TDG, dRSG provides its independent retail members with merchandising, advertising, and other support services.

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Ashley

TDG is the largest licensee of the Ashley HomeStore brand in Canada, operating 37 stores in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, BC, and Ontario.

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Dufresne

Now with 15 stores, our chain proudly operates in both urban and rural locations in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Ontario.

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our leaders

We believe that the best thing that we can do for our people is to ensure the success of our company and to continue growing our business.

Mark Dufresne CEO

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Mr. Dufresne

our careers

At TDG, our values define how we work as individuals, teams and as an organization.
We’re a team committed to Making Life Better.

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Stores and Outlets – Dufresne

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Stores and Outlets – Ashley

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Distribution Centres

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Home Office

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Students

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