Canada’s Most Powerful Business People

By anna smith

Who are Canada’s most powerful business people? Check out Canadian Business’ list of the shot-callers in corporate Canada. The list includes dealmakers, financiers, entrepreneurs and rainmakers.

  1. Rachel Notley – Premier, Province of Alberta
  2. Mark Wiseman – President & CEO, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board,
  3. John Ruffolo – CEO, OMERS Ventures
  4. Justin Trudeau - Prime Minister, Canada
  5. Mike Lazaridis Founder - Quantum Valley Investments
  6. Steve Williams - President & CEO, Suncor Energy Inc.
  7. Prem Watsa – Chairman & CEO, Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd.
  8. Stephen Poloz - Governor, Bank of Canada
  9. Alain Bouchard – Founder, Alimentation Couche-Tard
  10. Deborah Gillis – President & CEO, Catalyst Inc.
  11. Tobias Lutke – Co-founder & CEO, Shopify Inc.
  12. Jason Kenney – Member of Parliament, Calgary Midnapore
  13. Ji Balsillie – Innovation lobbyist
  14. John Tory – Mayor, City of Toronto
  15. Karen McKibbin – President Nordstrom Canada
  16. Bruce Flatt – CEO, Crookfield Asset Management
  17. Angela Strange – Partner, Andreessen Horowitz
  18. Jim Pattison – Founder, The Jim Pattison Group
  19. Jeffrey Orr – President & CEO, Power Financial Corp.
  20. David Thomson – Chairman, Thomson Reuters


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