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Rank 2012 Rank 2011 Name Change in Rank
50 985 First Quantum Minerals(De11)1 935
25 953 Onex Corp.(De11) 928
76 1000 Bell Aliant(De11) 924
87 969 Finning International(De11) 882
117 987 Aurico Gold(De11)1 870
127 991 Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl(De11)1 864
140 997 Manulife Financial(De11) 857
120 973 Iberian Minerals(De11)1 853
161 996 Provident Energy(De11) 835
132 962 Progress Energy Resources(De11) 830
129 956 MI Developments(De11)1 827
167 989 Uranium One(De11)1 822
165 982 Mercator Minerals(De11)1 817
181 971 Trinidad Drilling(De11) 790
209 983 SouthGobi Resources(De11)1 774
183 934 Alacer Gold(De11)1 751
187 906 Mart Resources(De11) 719
193 903 Brookfield Investments(De11)1 710
134 829 Nevsun Resources(De11)1 695
156 847 Sprott Resource(De11) 691
287 976 Yukon-Nevada Gold(De11)1 689
274 957 Tuckamore Capital Management(De11) 683
318 995 Compton Petroleum(De11) 677
152 816 Afferro Mining(De11)1 664
359 999 Pace Oil and Gas(De11) 640
306 943 Canadian Satellite Radio(Au11)3 637
360 993 Nordion Inc.(Oc11)1 633
263 890 Wi-LAN Inc.(De11)1 627
342 965 Detour Gold(De11)1 623
283 889 Great Canadian Gaming(De11) 606
78 681 Artis REIT(De11) 603
348 949 InterOil Corp.(De11)1 601
367 964 Brigus Gold(De11)1 597
336 921 BlackPearl Resources(De11) 585
221 803 Vista Gold(De11)1 582
412 970 Baja Mining Corp.(De11)1 558
346 871 Osisko Mining(De11) 525
436 958 Intertape Polymer Group(De11)1 522
245 764 InterRent REIT(De11) 519
276 786 Timmins Gold(De11) 510
294 797 Whitecap Resources(De11) 503
325 821 Kirkland Lake Gold(Ap11) 496
298 793 First Nickel(De11) 495
391 870 Transition Therapeutics(Ju11) 479
319 791 New Millenium Iron(De11) 472
369 830 Parex Resources(De11)1 461
429 877 SilverCrest Mines(De11)1 448
363 807 Petromanas Energy(De11)1 444
373 790 Atna Resources(De11)1 417
520 930 Sprott Resource Lending(De11) 410

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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