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Gordon Taylor Shelters


Gordon Taylor

The founder of, Gord Taylor, has a proven track record in the field of construction. His versatility stems from a wealth of experience in the building trade.
 Many of these far-reaching skills he acquired during his 6 year tenure as camp manager in a remote scientific research station. Gord regularly maintained and overhauled an entire camp from electrical, plumbing and power generation to the operation of heavy machinery.
 Academically, he achieved his Diploma in Natural Resource Management in the Pas, which lead him to this Federal Fisheries and Oceans camp, Experimental Lakes Area. Hired for his skills in hydrological and meteorological measurements and reports, Gord found that he had to view projects in a holistic manner, anticipating and troubleshooting a myriad of problems many miles from civilization.

He continues to enjoy spending his holidays in this type of natural environment, whitewater canoeing and kayaking. Gord’s ability to adapt to his surroundings also drew him to a number of historical projects including the restoration of a one hundred year old church during the early 1990’s. He was able to transform and rehabilitate the remains of this antique church structure into a vibrant business while maintaining its historical integrity.
 During this time Gord also served as the Chairman of the Lake of the Woods Historical Society. The accuracy with which he was able to perform this restoration drew the attention of management at the Forks in Winnipeg, where Gord was commissioned to historically restore a railway parlour car to its original state. continues to provide the Forks with many of their contracting needs. Gord’s skills in art, computer and digital photography have enabled him to deliver elaborate graphic illustrations to his clients. His organizational skills provide accurate estimates including projections for material and labour costs. 
Gord employs a number of skilled trades people who have helped make GT Shelters a reliable name in Manitoba’s burgeoning construction industry.