We Are Makers Of The Modern Web


We blend strategy, art, and science to solve real world problems by leveraging cloud and emerging technologies to help our clients drive their digital initiatives.

We started out providing top quality development services for agencies, their clients and brands. We cut our teeth with brands like Hewlett-Packard, Toyota, Cheerios, and BMO. Later we started providing direct to client web design and development services focusing on CMS websites, e-commerce, and more complex web applications. We focus on providing top quality modern web development services built to scale and succeed.  We augment that offering by providing the managed services many of you need to support that success.   

Contact us today to see how our services can help your organization innovate and create utilizing the power of the cloud.


Grant Wilson

Founder & CTO

Grant Wilson has been working professionally as a systems architect and software developer for more than fifteen years. Prior to founding Brushfire North Grant was the CIO of a leading Toronto marketing agency, directing development of several enterprise level software products.

Grant has been programming in various evolving languages since early grade school, and has post-secondary education in software development as well as numerous Microsoft certifications. Today you will find Grant as the CTO of Brushfire North - in charge of all software development and R&D functions.

Grant manages product development, training and R&D.

Mike McKinnon

Founder & COO

Mike McKinnon has over fifteen years of professional experience in many areas of software development, digital marketing and web based technologies. During his time as a systems architect he has worked on many large brands and initiatives for clients in retail, wholesale, automotive, law, banking, healthcare, manufacturing, and travel sectors.

Mike is also an accomplished salesman who has worked in various sales positions in and outside of the IT services industry. In 2010, Mike saw an opportunity to provide excellent strategic, production, and supportive services to companies and brands, and formed Brushfire North with Grant Wilson to do just that.

Mike is responsible for new business development and partnerships.

Partner with us

Brushfire North is a member of the Microsoft Partner Network and has achieved Gold and silver competencies in Application Development, Cloud Platform, and Small and Midmarket Cloud Solutions.  We have a broad range of experience building the modern web.  Contact us today to discuss your next cloud project or to obtain licenses for cloud based Microsoft products.

Clients & Brands

  • 3SP Media
  • Alberta Health Services
  • AuditDashboard
  • Bensimon Byrne
  • BMO
  • Canadian Opera Company
  • Chambers Food Service
  • Chapman's Ice Cream
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital
  • Clark & Horner
  • Clarus Securities
  • Cossette Communication Inc.
  • Delvinia Interactive
  • Dotfusion Interactive
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation
  • Hilite Fine Foods
  • HP
  • It's NP Digital Inc
  • LEARNstyle
  • Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
  • Michigan Congenital Heart Center
  • Microsoft
  • Monster Media
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Oregon Health and Sciences University
  • Pacific Adult Congenital Heart Centre
  • Pinty's
  • Real Interactive
  • Scotiabank
  • Starshot
  • Toronto Symphony Orchestra
  • University Health Network


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