Popularly known as the Great White North, Canada has been an important pothole of world business deals today. And why not, for it is home to some of the most proficient deal makers and influential pedlars of the west. Call them business magnates or trade honchos, they are the true moguls of business who have helped Canada become a powerhouse that it is today. Who can undermine the contribution of Pattison Empire by still-effervescent Jim Pattison who has dodged age as just a number? Can you ignore the efforts by Heather Reisnman as the CEO of Indigo Books & Music Inc? The name Paul Browning is enough to define the next generation Canadian oil and gas market. Had Frank Mckenna had a LinkedIn profile, the internet would surely have been jammed! Does the name Mark Wiseman ring a bell? Sure it does, for he is responsible for managing the largest pot of investable money in Canada; his decisions affecting the fate of 18 million Canadians! The boardrooms and backrooms of Canada’s top business houses wouldn’t have worked as efficiently as they are, had these men and women not acted as torchbearers! Peek-a-boo into this section and update yourself with the profile, life and works of some of the most influential and famous Canadian business magnates.
Elon MuskElon Musk
28 June 1971
Entrepreneur, Engineer, Inventor
Wayne GretzkyWayne Gretzky
26 January 1961
Ice Hockey Player

Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
03 March 1847
Inventor of Telephone

Drew ScottDrew Scott
28 April 1978
Actor, Realtor

Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet
21 January 1983
Wrestler

Robert HerjavecRobert Herjavec
14 September 1962
Business People
Linus SebastianLinus Sebastian
20 August 1986
CEO of Linus Media Group

Li Ka-shingLi Ka-shing
29 July 1928
Entrepreneur

Robin SharmaRobin Sharma
16 June 1964
Writer, Public Speaker
Garrett CampGarrett Camp
04 October 1978
Innovator & Entrepreneurs

David BaszuckiDavid Baszucki
20 January 1963
Entrepreneur
John ToryJohn Tory
28 May 1954
Mayor of Toronto

Edgar Bronfman Jr.Edgar Bronfman Jr.
16 May 1955
Businessman

James J. HillJames J. Hill
16 September 1838
Canadian-American railroad executive, Businessman

Quinn LundbergQuinn Lundberg
1983 AD
Businesswoman, Wife of Zach Galifianakis
PeachesPeaches
11 November 1968
Musician

Jack L WarnerJack L Warner
02 August 1892
Film Executive

Kevin O’LearyKevin O’Leary
09 July 1954
Businessman

George StephenGeorge Stephen
05 June 1829
Scots-Quebecker Banker, Railway Executive in
Alexander Henry the ElderAlexander Henry The Elder
31 July 1739
Explorer, Pioneer of British-Canadian Fur Trade

Celine DionCeline Dion
30 March 1968
Singer, Actor, Voice actor, Musician, Pianist,
Mike HolmesMike Holmes
03 August 1963
Investors

Mark CarneyMark Carney
16 March 1965
Economist

Nathan FielderNathan Fielder
12 May 1983
Screenwriter
Doug FordDoug Ford
20 November 1964
Business person

Sean AverySean Avery
10 April 1980
Ice hockey player, Model, Restaurateur
Feras AntoonFeras Antoon
29 June 1975
Businessman

Stewart ButterfieldStewart Butterfield
01 May 1973
Entrepreneur

Frank GiustraFrank Giustra
1957 AD
stockbroker, businessperson, philanthropist
Brendan ShanahanBrendan Shanahan
23 January 1969
Ice Hockey executive

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Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth Arden
31 December 1878
Cosmetologist
Jim PattisonJim Pattison
01 October 1928
Entrepreneur, Businessperson

Paul SniderPaul Snider
15 April 1951
Photographer

Michael Lee-ChinMichael Lee-Chin
03 January 1951
Business Person

Maxime BernierMaxime Bernier
18 January 1963
Politician
Galen WestonGalen Weston
29 October 1940
Entrepreneur
Jim TrelivingJim Treliving
12 May 1941
 

Sergio MarchionneSergio Marchionne
17 June 1952
Businessperson

Belinda StronachBelinda Stronach
02 May 1966
Politician, Businesswoman, Philanthropist

Jack Kent CookeJack Kent Cooke
25 October 1912
Businessman
Alice DixsonAlice Dixson
28 July 1969
Actress

Daryl KatzDaryl Katz
31 May 1961
Lawyer

Andrea JungAndrea Jung
1959 AD
CEO

Peter MunkPeter Munk
08 November 1927
Engineer

Peter GatienPeter Gatien
08 August 1952
Businessperson
Eugene MelnykEugene Melnyk
27 May 1959
Chief executive officer

Victor Li Tzar-kuoiVictor Li Tzar-kuoi
01 August 1964
Businessperson
Charles BronfmanCharles Bronfman
27 June 1931
Businessperson

Jim BalsillieJim Balsillie
03 February 1961
Businessperson

Doug Ford Sr.Doug Ford Sr.
27 February 1933
Businessman
W. Brett WilsonW. Brett Wilson
01 July 1957
Investment banker

Frank StronachFrank Stronach
06 September 1932
Politician, Tool and die maker, Industrialist
Pierre-Esprit RadissonPierre-Esprit Radisson
1636 AD
Fur Trader

Paul DesmaraisPaul Desmarais
04 January 1927
Financier

Sidney HarmanSidney Harman
04 August 1918
Engineer

Roy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of FleetRoy Thomson, 1st Baron Thomson of Fleet
05 June 1894
Media Proprietor

Lino SaputoLino Saputo
10 June 1937
entrepreneur, businessperson
Alex AnthopoulosAlex Anthopoulos
25 May 1977
chief executive officer

Ben WeiderBen Weider
01 February 1923
Businessperson

William Pirrie, 1st Viscount PirrieWilliam Pirrie, 1st Viscount Pirrie
31 May 1847
Businessman

Frank McKennaFrank McKenna
19 January 1948
Politician, Lawyer, Banker, Diplomat
Ralph GillesRalph Gilles
14 January 1970
CEO of Street & Racing Technology

John ManleyJohn Manley
05 January 1950
Lawyer
Harrison McCainHarrison McCain
03 November 1927
Businessman

Seymour SchulichSeymour Schulich
06 January 1940
 

Brian WongBrian Wong
14 April 1991
 
Hugh AchesonHugh Acheson
05 November 1971
Chef

James McGillJames McGill
06 October 1744
Businessman
Samuel CunardSamuel Cunard
21 November 1787
Magnate

William Cornelius Van HorneWilliam Cornelius Van Horne
03 February 1843
Railroad Executive

Henry KelseyHenry Kelsey
1667 AD
Explorer
Glen ClarkGlen Clark
22 November 1957
Politician

Tim UppalTim Uppal
14 November 1974
Banker, Politician
John BassettJohn Bassett
25 August 1915
Media proprietor

Pierre PéladeauPierre Péladeau
11 April 1925
Publisher

Sinclair RossSinclair Ross
22 January 1908
Banker

Kenneth Colin IrvingKenneth Colin Irving
14 March 1899
Industrialist
Shane SmithShane Smith
28 September 1969
Journalist
Washington Atlee BurpeeWashington Atlee Burpee
05 April 1858
Businessman

Kenneth Roy ThomsonKenneth Roy Thomson
01 September 1923
Businessman

Guy LaliberteGuy Laliberte
02 September 1959
Entrepreneur

Brian HunterBrian Hunter
1975 AD
Trader
Zalman YanovskyZalman Yanovsky
19 December 1944
Musician

Garfield Howard WestonGarfield Howard Weston
28 April 1927
Businessman

Hilary RowlandHilary Rowland
21 July 1983
Fashion designer