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Rank 2012 Rank 2011 Name Change in Rank
985 16 Sun Life Financial(De11) -969
998 36 Thomson Reuters Corp.(De11)1 -962
999 39 Kinross Gold(De11)1 -960
996 67 Agnico-Eagle Mines(De11)1 -929
954 26 Heritage Oil(De11)1 -928
1000 83 Yellow Media(De11) -917
993 77 Pinetree Capital(De11) -916
991 147 Air Canada(De11) -844
961 124 Rona Inc.(De11) -837
941 115 Canfor Corp.(De11) -826
944 118 Sears Canada(Ja12) -826
984 163 Progressive Waste Solutions(De11)1 -821
934 116 Cogeco Cable(Au11) -818
928 111 H&R REIT(De11) -817
968 156 ACE Aviation Holdings(De11) -812
932 122 E-L Financial Corp.(De11) -810
982 175 HudBay Minerals(De11) -807
963 167 Senvest Capital(De11) -796
902 208 Extendicare REIT(De11) -694
946 257 McEwen Mining and Minera Andes(De11)1 -689
922 245 Aberdeen International(Ja12) -677
882 217 Cardero Resource(Oc11) -665
924 263 Atlantic Power Preferred Eqty.(De11) -661
894 234 Cardiome Pharma(De11)1 -660
916 272 North American Energy Partners(Ma11) -644
799 184 Transat A.T.(Oc11) -615
860 246 Fortress Paper(De11) -614
967 362 Cinram International IF(De11)1 -605
735 144 Petrobank Energy and Resources(De11) -591
992 425 Armtec Infrastructure(De11) -567
960 396 Eastern Platinum Ltd.(De11)1 -564
768 206 Craig Wireless Systems(Au11) -562
754 196 Cogeco Inc.(Au11) -558
715 172 Franco-Nevada Corp.(De11)1 -543
788 255 NAL Energy(De11) -533
855 329 Ivernia Inc.(De11)1 -526
757 232 Northfield Capital(De11) -525
800 277 Platinum Group Metals(Au11) -523
951 428 Fibrek Inc.(De11) -523
856 342 Humboldt Capital(De11) -514
852 376 ATS Automation Tooling Systems(Ma11) -476
787 331 Norbord Inc.(De11)1 -456
896 446 Celtic Exploration(De11) -450
847 408 Theratechnologies Inc.(No11) -439
640 207 Tembec Inc.(Se11)5 -433
748 324 Alliance Grain Traders(De11) -424
764 341 FP Newspapers(De11) -423
761 353 Bennett Environmental(De11) -408
948 541 Northland Power(De11) -407
972 568 Zongshen PEM Power Systems(De11) -404

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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