Famous People From Canada
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
Alexander Graham BellAlexander Graham Bell
03 March 1847
Inventor of Telephone

Wayne Douglas GretzkyWayne Gretzky
26 January 1961
Ice Hockey Player

Robert HerjavecRobert Herjavec
14 September 1962
Business People

Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet
21 January 1983
Wrestler

Drew ScottDrew Scott
28 April 1978
Actor, Realtor
Li Ka-shingLi Ka-shing
29 July 1928
Entrepreneur

Linus SebastianLinus Sebastian
20 August 1986
CEO of Linus Media Group

Garrett CampGarrett Camp
04 October 1978
Innovator & Entrepreneurs

Robin SharmaRobin Sharma
16 June 1964
Writer, Public Speaker
John ToryJohn Tory
28 May 1954
Mayor of Toronto

David BaszuckiDavid Baszucki
20 January 1963
Entrepreneur
James J. HillJames J. Hill
16 September 1838
Canadian-American railroad executive, Businessman

PeachesPeaches
11 November 1968
Musician
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
Jack L WarnerJack L Warner
02 August 1892
Film Executive

Kevin O’LearyKevin O’Leary
09 July 1954
Businessman

Quinn LundbergQuinn Lundberg
1983 AD
Businesswoman, Wife of Zach Galifianakis
Celine DionCeline Dion
30 March 1968
Singer, Actor, Voice actor, Musician, Pianist,

Nathan FielderNathan Fielder
12 May 1983
Screenwriter
Mark CarneyMark Carney
16 March 1965
Economist, Banker, Entrepreneur

Sean AverySean Avery
10 April 1980
Ice hockey player, Model, Restaurateur

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

Jim PattisonJim Pattison
01 October 1928
Entrepreneur, Businessperson
Jim TrelivingJim Treliving
12 May 1941
 
Galen WestonGalen Weston
29 October 1940
Entrepreneur

Paul SniderPaul Snider
15 April 1951
Photographer

Victor Li Tzar-kuoiVictor Li Tzar-kuoi
01 August 1964
Businessperson

Alex AnthopoulosAlex Anthopoulos
25 May 1977
chief executive officer
Frank GiustraFrank Giustra
1957 AD
stockbroker, businessperson, philanthropist

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Charles BronfmanCharles Bronfman
27 June 1931
Businessperson

Ben WeiderBen Weider
01 February 1923
Businessperson

Alice DixsonAlice Dixson
28 July 1969
Actress

Daryl KatzDaryl Katz
31 May 1961
Lawyer
Eugene MelnykEugene Melnyk
27 May 1959
Chief executive officer

Belinda StronachBelinda Stronach
02 May 1966
Politician, Businesswoman, Philanthropist
Peter MunkPeter Munk
08 November 1927
Engineer

W. Brett WilsonW. Brett Wilson
01 July 1957
Investment banker

Frank StronachFrank Stronach
06 September 1932
Politician, Tool and die maker, Industrialist
Peter GatienPeter Gatien
08 August 1952
Businessperson

Lino SaputoLino Saputo
10 June 1937
entrepreneur, businessperson
Jim BalsillieJim Balsillie
03 February 1961
Businessperson

Seymour SchulichSeymour Schulich
06 January 1940
 

Brian WongBrian Wong
14 April 1991
 

Frank McKennaFrank McKenna
19 January 1948
Politician, Lawyer, Banker, Diplomat

Tim UppalTim Uppal
14 November 1974
Banker, Politician
Brian HunterBrian Hunter
1975 AD
Trader