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These are the 100 richest people in Canada right now

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Daily Hive Staff Nov 14, 2017 1:14 pm 6,851

Better start saving.

Canadian Business just released a list of the 100 richest people in Canada, and all 100 are sitting pretty in the three comma club; they’re not just multi-millionaires, but billionaires.

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There are a few familiar names on the list, including James Pattison and the Molson Family, and topping the list at number one is Toronto’s own Thomson Family of Thomson Reuters and Woodbridge Co.

So the big question becomes: How long is it going to take until your name joins the ranks?

Here’s the full rundown of what are (currently) the 100 richest people in Canada.

1. Thomson Family – Thomson Reuters, Woolbridge Co. – $41.14 billion
2. Joseph Tsai – Alibaba Group – $14.36 billion
3. Galen Weston – Loblaw – $13.55 billion
4. Rogers Family – Rogers Communication – $11.57 billion
5. Saputo Family – Saputo, Transforce – $10.41 billion
6. Garrett Camp – Uber – $8.58 billion
7. Desmarais Family – Power Corp. of Canada – $8.38 billion
8. Irving Family – Irving Oil – $7.38 billion
9. Richardson Family – James Richardson & Sons – $6.55 billion
10. James Pattison – Jim Pattison Group – $6.41 billion
11. Jeffrey S. Skoll – Ebay – $6.13 billion
12. Richard Li – PCCW – $5.99 billion
13. Azreili Family – Azreili Group – $5.83 billion
14. Carlo Fidani – Orlando Corp. – $4.89 billion
15. Bernard Sherman – Apotex Group – $4.77 billion
16. Estate of Wallace McCain – Maple Leaf Foods, McCain Foods – $4.51 billion
17. David Cheriton – Arista Networks, Google – $4. 51 billion
18. Alain Bouchard – Alimentation Couche-Tard – $4.13 billion
19. Daryl Katz – Katz Group, Edmonton Oilers – $4.05 billion
20. Michael Lee-Chin – Portland Holdings – $3.95 billion
21. Gaglardi Family – Northland Properties – $3.92 billion
22. Apostolopoulos Family – Triple Group – $3.9 billion
23. Harrison McCain Family – McCain Foods – 3.79 billion
24. Zekelman Family – Atlas Tube – $3.46 billion
25. Mark Scheinberg – PokerStars – $3.37 billion
26. Fred & Ron Mannix – Mancal Group – $3.3 billion
27. Aquilini family – Aquilini Investment Group – $3.3 billion
28. Jean Coutu – Jean Coutu Group – $3.2 billion
29. Gerry Schwartz & heather Reisman – $3.13 billion
30. Lalji Family – Larco Group of Cos. – $3.07 billion
31. Frank Stronach – Magna International – $3.06 billion
32. Peter Gilgan – Mattamy Homes – $3 billion
33. Dennis “Chip” Wilson – Lululemon Athletica/KIT & ACE – $2.92 billion
34. N. Murray Edwards – Canadian Natural Resources – $2.88 billion
35. Sobey Family – Empire Co. LTD. – $2.88 billion
36. Bombardier Family – Bombardier, BRP – $2.87 billion
37. Alexander Schnaider – Midland Resources Holding Ltd. – $2.85 billion
38. Mitchell Goldhar – Smart REIT – $2.77 billion
39. Charles Bronfman – Vivendi – $2.54 billion
40. Rossy Family – Dollarama – $2.52 billion
41. Lukas Lundin – Lundin group – $2.42
42. Reichmann Family – Reichmann International Development – $2.33 billion
43. Estate of Ronald Southern – Atco, Canadian Utilities – $2.3 billion
44. Joseph & ted Burnett – Burnac Corp. – $2.29 billion
45. Slaight Family – Standard Broadcasting – $2.26 billion
46. Guy Laliberté – Cirque Du Soleil – $2.14 billion
47. Stewart Butterfield – Slack Technologies – $2.14 billion
48. terry Matthews – Mitel networks, Wesley Clover, March Networks – $2.12 billion
49. Robert Miller – Future Electronics – $2.11 billion
50. Brandt Louie – H.Y. Louie Co. – $2.11 billion
51. Stephen Jarislowsky – Larislowsky Fraser – $2.11 billion
52. Jack Cowin – Competetive Foods Australia – $2.08 billion
53. Serge Godin – CGI Group – $2.06 billion
54. Marcel Adams – Iberville Developments – $2.05 billion
55. Lawrence Stroll – Sportswear Holdings – $2.04 billion
56. Lawrence Ho – Melco International Development – $2.03 billion
57. Aldo Bensadoun – Aldo Group – $2.03 billion
58. Jacques D’Amours – Alimentation Couche-Tard – #2.02 billion
59. K. “Rai” Sahi – Morguard, TWC Enterprises – $2.01 billion
60. Bruce Flatt – Brookfield Asset Management – $1.93 billion
61. Kruger Family – Kruger, KP TISSUE – $1.91 billion
62. Muzzo Estate – Muzzo Group – $1.86 billion
63. Pierre Karl & Erik Péladeau – Quebecor – $1.82 billion
64. Molson Family – Molson Coors Brewing – $1.75 billion
65. Hasenfratz Family – Linamar – $1.71 billion
66. Samuel Family – Samuel, Sons & Co., Samuel Manu-Tech – $1.67 billion
67. Eric Sprott – Sprott – $1.67 billion
68. Michael G. DeGroote  Progressive Waste Solutions, Laidlaw  $1.66 billion
69. DeGasperis Family – $1.66 billion
70. Ronnen Harary – Spin Master – $1.64 billion
70. Anton Rabie – Spin Master – $1.64 billion
72. Clay Riddell – Paramount Resources, Trilogy Energy, Tourmaline Oil – $1.62 billion
73. JR Shaw – Shaw Communications – $1.61 billion
74. Greenberg Family – Minto Group – $1.57 billion
75. Ronald Joyce – Tim Hortons – $1.57 billion
76. Seymour Schulich – Birchcliff Energy, Barrick Gold – $1.56 billion
77. Robert Friedland – Ivanhoe Mines – $1.51 billion
78. Lawrence Tanenbaum – Kilmer Van Nostrand, Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment – $1.48
79. Kenneth Rowe – IMP Group International – $1.48 billion
80. Jack Cockwell – Brookfield Asset Management – $1.48 billion
81. Shane Smith – Vice Media – $1.46 billion
82. David Werklund – Werklund Capital, Tervita – $1.43 billion
83. Hal Jackman – E-L Financial – $1.43 billion
84. John MacBain – McCall McBrian Foundation – $1.39 billion
85. Rudy Bratty – remington Group – $1.36 billion
86. Vic De Zen – Zzen Group, Vision Group – $1.3 billion
87. John Bragg – Oxford Frozen Foods, Bragg Communications, Bragg Lumber – $1.29 billion
88. John Risley – Clearwater Seafoods, Columbus Communications – $1.21 billion
89. Charles Sirois – Telesystem – $1.19 billion
90. Tobias Lütke – Shopify – $1.17 billion
91. Hassan Khosrowshahi – Inwest Investments, DRI Capital – $1.16 billion
92. Eugene Melnyk – Acerus Pharmaceuticals, Ottawa Senators – $1.15 billion
93. Latner Family – L Group, Dynacare – $1.12 billion
94. Mark Leonard – Constellation Software – $1.12 billion
95. Leon Family – Leon’s Furniture – $1.1 billion
96. Richard Fortin – Alimentation Couche-Tard – $1.1 billion
97. Patrick Dovigi – Green For Life Environmental – $1.08 billion
98. Caleb & Tom Chan – Burrard International Holdings- $1.07 billion
99. U. Gary Charlwood – Uniglobe Travel International Partnership, Century 21 Canada
100. Saul Feldberg – Teknion, Global Group – $1.01 billion

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