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Rank Name Total Revenue ($000) % Change in Revenue
1 Manulife Financial(De11) 50,983,000 35.53
2 Manufacturers Life Insurance(De11) 49,753,000 34.55
3 Suncor Energy(De11) 39,790,000 8.07
4 Royal Bank of Canada(Oc11) 35,750,000 6.75
5 Power Corp. of Canada(De11) 32,912,000 -0.31
6 Power Financial(De11) 32,400,000 -0.44
7 George Weston Ltd.(De11) 32,376,000 1.08
8 Loblaw Companies(De11) 31,365,000 1.39
9 Imperial Oil(De11) 30,714,000 22.41
10 Great-West Lifeco(De11) 30,019,000 -0.73
11 Magna International(De11)1 28,894,000 22.33
12 Toronto-Dominion Bank(Oc11) 27,222,000 7.14
13 Bank of Nova Scotia(Oc11) 26,730,000 12.43
14 Suncor Energy Products(De11) 25,787,000 23.32
15 Husky Energy(De11) 24,774,000 36.28
16 Onex Corp.(De11)1 24,674,000 19.27
17 Great-West Life Assurance(De11) 23,993,000 1.09
18 Sun Life Financial(De11) 22,979,000 -9.19
19 Wal-Mart Canada(Ja12)1 22,330,000 -1.98
21 Enbridge Inc.(De11) 19,738,000 27.02
22 BCE Inc.(De11) 19,588,000 7.69
24 Brookfield Asset Management(De11)1 19,273,000 21.33
23 Alimentation Couche-Tard(Ap11)1 18,989,400 15.35
20 Bombardier Inc.(De11)1 18,882,000 11.99
26 Research In Motion(Ma12)1 18,456,000 -7.33
27 Bombardier Aerospace(De11)1 18,347,000 -1.14
25 Sun Life Assurance of Canada(De11) 18,332,000 -12.47
28 Bank of Montreal(Oc11) 17,554,000 13.6
29 Bell Canada(De11) 17,133,000 9.34
30 Cenovus Energy(De11) 16,664,000 21.3

Source: Company annual reports.
Notes: Profit, revenue and assets are shown in $000s. For ranking purposes, figures from companies that report in foreign currencies have been converted to Canadian dollars and partial-year results have been annualized. Foreign currencies are converted at the end of the relevant fiscal period for balance sheet items and at the average exchange rate for the relevant period for earnings items. Share-price calculations are based on closing share prices on the companies' balance sheet dates.
Footnotes: 1. Company reports in U.S. dollars. 2. Company reports in U.K. pounds.3. Figures have been annualized in latest year. 4. Figures have been annualized in previous year. 5. Figures have been annualized in previous three through five years. 8. Company reports in euros. Abbreviations: n/a=not available, n/d=no debt, n/m=not meaningful, n/r=not ranked. In the Major shareholder(s) column: V=voting, LV=limited voting, MV=multiple voting, NV=non-voting, SV=subordinate voting.

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