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

Kevin O’LearyKevin O’Leary
09 July 1954
Businessman

Drew ScottDrew Scott
28 April 1978
Actor, Realtor

Linus SebastianLinus Sebastian
20 August 1986
CEO of Linus Media Group
Maryse OuelletMaryse Ouellet
21 January 1983
Wrestler

Robert HerjavecRobert Herjavec
14 September 1962
Business People

Doug FordDoug Ford
20 November 1964
Businessman, Politician
Antoni PorowskiAntoni Porowski
14 March 1984
Television Personality

David BaszuckiDavid Baszucki
20 January 1963
Entrepreneur
Li Ka-shingLi Ka-shing
29 July 1928
Entrepreneur

PeachesPeaches
11 November 1968
Musician

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

Garrett CampGarrett Camp
04 October 1978
Innovator & Entrepreneurs

Jack L WarnerJack L Warner
02 August 1892
Film Executive
Robin SharmaRobin Sharma
16 June 1964
Writer, Public Speaker

John ToryJohn Tory
28 May 1954
Mayor of Toronto

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

Quinn LundbergQuinn Lundberg
1983 AD
Businesswoman, Wife of Zach Galifianakis
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

Nathan FielderNathan Fielder
12 May 1983
Screenwriter

Feras AntoonFeras Antoon
29 June 1975
Businessman
Shane SmithShane Smith
28 September 1969
Journalist

Edgar Bronfman Sr.Edgar Bronfman Sr.
20 June 1929
Businessman
Stewart ButterfieldStewart Butterfield
01 May 1973
Entrepreneur

Mike HolmesMike Holmes
03 August 1963
Investors

Mark CarneyMark Carney
16 March 1965
Economist
Seth BullockSeth Bullock
23 July 1849
Politician

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Paul SniderPaul Snider
15 April 1951
Photographer
Sean AverySean Avery
10 April 1980
Ice hockey player, Model, Restaurateur

Jim TrelivingJim Treliving
12 May 1941
 

Peter GatienPeter Gatien
08 August 1952
Businessperson

Galen WestonGalen Weston
29 October 1940
Entrepreneur
Michael RapinoMichael Rapino
Business executive
Elizabeth ArdenElizabeth Arden
31 December 1878
Cosmetologist

Maxime BernierMaxime Bernier
18 January 1963
Politician

Brendan ShanahanBrendan Shanahan
23 January 1969
Ice Hockey executive

Sergio MarchionneSergio Marchionne
17 June 1952
Businessperson
Jim PattisonJim Pattison
01 October 1928
Entrepreneur, Businessperson

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

Kenneth Roy ThomsonKenneth Roy Thomson
01 September 1923
Businessman

Zalman YanovskyZalman Yanovsky
19 December 1944
Musician

Jack Kent CookeJack Kent Cooke
25 October 1912
Businessman
Charles BronfmanCharles Bronfman
27 June 1931
Businessperson

Guy LaliberteGuy Laliberte
02 September 1959
Entrepreneur
Alex AnthopoulosAlex Anthopoulos
25 May 1977
chief executive officer

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

Daryl KatzDaryl Katz
31 May 1961
Lawyer
Frank GiustraFrank Giustra
1957 AD
stockbroker, businessperson, philanthropist

Jayde NicoleJayde Nicole
19 February 1986
Model
Belinda StronachBelinda Stronach
02 May 1966
Politician, Businesswoman, Philanthropist

Alice DixsonAlice Dixson
28 July 1969
Actress

Peter MunkPeter Munk
08 November 1927
Engineer

Sidney HarmanSidney Harman
04 August 1918
Engineer

Ben WeiderBen Weider
01 February 1923
Businessperson
Doug Ford Sr.Doug Ford Sr.
27 February 1933
Businessman

Eugene MelnykEugene Melnyk
27 May 1959
Chief executive officer

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

Frank StronachFrank Stronach
06 September 1932
Politician, Tool and die maker, Industrialist
Thomas J. BataThomas J. Bata
17 September 1914
Shoe Manufacturer

Lino SaputoLino Saputo
10 June 1937
entrepreneur, businessperson
Paul DesmaraisPaul Desmarais
04 January 1927
Financier

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

Glen ClarkGlen Clark
22 November 1957
Politician
Hugh AchesonHugh Acheson
05 November 1971
Chef

Jim BalsillieJim Balsillie
03 February 1961
Businessperson
Ted RogersTed Rogers
27 May 1933
Businessman

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

Pierre-Esprit RadissonPierre-Esprit Radisson
1636 AD
Fur Trader
Frank McKennaFrank McKenna
19 January 1948
Politician, Lawyer, Banker, Diplomat

Andrea JungAndrea Jung
1959 AD
CEO
James McGillJames McGill
06 October 1744
Businessman

Ralph GillesRalph Gilles
14 January 1970
CEO of Street & Racing Technology

K. C. IrvingK. C. Irving
14 March 1899
Industrialist

Herbert Henry DowHerbert Henry Dow
26 February 1866
Industrialist
John ManleyJohn Manley
05 January 1950
Lawyer
Brian HunterBrian Hunter
1975 AD
Trader

Brian WongBrian Wong
14 April 1991
 

Tim UppalTim Uppal
14 November 1974
Banker, Politician

Harrison McCainHarrison McCain
03 November 1927
Businessman
Seymour SchulichSeymour Schulich
06 January 1940
 

Henry KelseyHenry Kelsey
1667 AD
Explorer

Samuel CunardSamuel Cunard
21 November 1787
Magnate

Izzy AsperIzzy Asper
11 August 1932
Lawyer

William Cornelius Van HorneWilliam Cornelius Van Horne
03 February 1843
Railroad Executive
Garfield Howard WestonGarfield Howard Weston
28 April 1927
Businessman

John BassettJohn Bassett
25 August 1915
Media proprietor
Pierre PéladeauPierre Péladeau
11 April 1925
Publisher

Billy CaldwellBilly Caldwell
17 March 1782
American Indian leader
Edward BronfmanEdward Bronfman
01 November 1927
Businessman
Gerry ThomasGerry Thomas
17 February 1922
Executive