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The average bonus handed out to Canadian CEOs last year was $1.6-million, up 21 per cent from a year earlier. Meet the CEOs who took home the 10 biggest bonuses last year.

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No. 1. Donald Walker, Magna International Inc. Co-Chief Executive Officer, speaks during the annual general meeting of shareholders in Toronto. Mr. Walker received a bonus of $9,827,677 in 2010.

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No. 2. Siegfried Wolf, co-chief executive officer, Magna International Inc., during the company's annual general meeting at Roy Thomson Hall. Mr. Wolf received a bonus of $9,503,083 in 2010.

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No. 4. Gerald W. Schwartz, chairman and ceo of Onex Corporation. Mr. Schwartz received a bonus of $6,862,740 in 2010.

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No. 5. Jim Shaw, Vice Chair and CEO of Shaw Communications, speaks at the annual general meeting in Calgary at Shaw headquarters. Mr. Shaw received a bonus of $6,000,000 in 2010.

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No. 6. Richard Clark, president and ceo of Brookfield Properties. Mr. Clark received a bonus of $4,119,600 in 2010.

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No. 7. Steve Laut, president and ceo of Canadian Natural Resources arrives at the company's annual general meeting in Calgary. Mr. Laut received a bonus of $4,022,938 in 2010.

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No. 8. Peter Marrone, chairman and ceo of Yamana Gold photographed in his office in downtown Toronto. Mr. Marrone received a bonus of $3,859,280 in 2010.

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No. 9. Charles Jeannes, executive vice president of Goldcorp Inc. at the King Edward Hotel in Toronto. Mr. Jeannes received a bonus of $3,737,425 in 2010.

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No. 10. Thomas Glocer, ceo of Thomson Reuters, speaks at a news conference following the company's AGM in Toronto. Mr. Glocer received a bonus of $3,671,594 in 2010.

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