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Check out the tables below for a breakdown of the top-10 companies per industry, by revenue.

View more tables: The Top 1000, rankings by market cap, revenue, and return on equity.

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Footnotes:
1. Company reports in U.S. dollars.
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.

Federal Crown corporations

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Canada Mortgage and Housing(De13) 12,165,000
2 Canada Post(De13) 7,745,000
3 Canadian Commercial(Ma13) 2,257,190
4 Export Development Canada(De13) 1,510,000
5 Farm Credit Canada(Ma13) 1,129,655
6 Canada Development Investment(De13) 1,062,023
7 Business Development Bank of Canada(Ma13) 1,029,707
8 Via Rail Canada(De13) 663,215
9 Canadian Broadcasting Corp.(Ma13) 647,766
10 Canadian Air Transport Security(Ma13) 550,424

Financial co-operatives

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Desjardins Group(De13) 13,599,000
2 Federated Co-operatives(Oc13) 9,485,000
3 Co-operators Group(De13) 3,120,399
4 Calgary Co-operative Association(No13) 1,243,779
5 Vancouver City Savings Credit Union(De13) 714,815
6 Groupe Promutuel(De13) 660,000
7 Coast Capital Savings Credit Union(De13) 617,579
8 Servus Credit Union(Oc13) 574,328
9 Central 1 Credit Union(De13) 404,727
10 Meridian Credit Union(De13) 361,750

Investment dealers

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 RBC Capital Markets(Oc13) 6,580,000
2 Scotia Capital(Oc13) 3,645,000
3 BMO Nesbitt Burns(Oc13) 3,428,000
4 TD Securities(Oc13) 2,407,000
5 CIBC World Markets(Oc13) 2,261,000
6 National Bank Financial(Oc13) 1,402,635
7 Canaccord Genuity Group(Ma13) 797,122
8 Optimum Group(De13) 586,000
9 GMP Capital(De13) 218,046

Management companies

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Power Corp. of Canada(De13) 29,748,000
2 Onex Corp.(De13)1 27,915,000
3 Brookfield Asset Management(De13)1 22,114,000
4 TransCanada Corp.(De13) 9,449,000
5 Jim Pattison Group(De13) 8,100,000
6 Atco Ltd.(De13) 4,450,000
7 Emera Inc.(De13) 2,342,300
8 Canada Development Investment(De13) 1,062,023
9 Tuckamore Capital Management(De13) 673,111
10 NorTerra Inc.(De13) 517,823

Gas & electric utilities

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Hydro-Québec(De13) 12,931,000
2 Ontario Power Generation(De13) 5,605,000
3 BC Hydro and Power(Ma13) 5,156,000
4 Fortis Inc.(De13) 4,092,000
5 Canadian Utilities(De13) 3,406,000
6 Enmax Corp.(De13) 3,370,700
7 Toronto Hydro Corp.(De13) 3,209,666
8 TransAlta Corp.(De13) 2,341,000
9 Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board(Ma13) 2,073,000
10 Saskatchewan Power Corp.(De13) 2,063,000

Provincial Crown corporations

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Caisse de dépôt et placement(De13) 25,116,000
2 Hydro-Québec(De13) 12,931,000
3 Hydro One(De13) 6,077,000
4 Ontario Power Generation(De13) 5,605,000
5 BC Hydro and Power(Ma13) 5,156,000
6 Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board(Ma13) 2,073,000
7 Saskatchewan Power Corp.(De13) 2,063,000
8 ATB Financial(Ma13) 1,627,189
9 Alberta Heritage Savings(Ma13) 1,464,000
10 Ontario Infrastructure and Lands Corp.(Ma13) 352,961

Banks

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Royal Bank of Canada(Oc13) 35,982,000
2 Toronto-Dominion Bank(Oc13) 30,744,000
3 Bank of Nova Scotia(Oc13) 28,799,000
4 Bank of Montreal(Oc13) 20,851,000
5 Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce(Oc13) 17,139,000
6 National Bank of Canada(Oc13) 7,124,000
7 HSBC Bank Canada(De13) 3,042,000
8 Laurentian Bank of Canada(Oc13) 1,482,300
9 Canadian Western Bank(Oc13) 876,947
10 P&W Bank of Canada(Oc13) 63,243

Life insurance

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Great-West Lifeco(De13) 26,516,000
2 Manulife Financial(De13) 18,897,000
3 Sun Life Financial(De13) 14,165,000
4 Industrial Alliance Insurance(De13) 6,023,000
5 Desjardins Financial Security Life(De13) 3,575,100
6 SSQ, Life Insurance Co.(De13) 2,072,800
7 Standard Life Financial(De13) 1,896,551
8 Capitale Civil Service Mutual(De13) 1,721,352
9 RBC Life Insurance Co.(De13) 1,004,498
10 Empire Life Insurance(De13) 906,212

Oil & gas production/integrated

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Suncor Energy(De13) 42,439,000
2 Imperial Oil(De13) 32,929,000
3 Husky Energy(De13) 24,333,000
4 Cenovus Energy(De13) 18,795,000
5 Canadian Natural Resources(De13) 18,309,000
6 Ultramar Ltd.(De13)1 9,974,000
7 Gibson Energy(De13) 6,942,169
8 Encana Corp.(De13)1 5,864,000
9 Harvest Operations(De13) 5,560,700
10 Pacific Rubiales Energy(De13)1 4,601,507

Mines & metals

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.(De13)1 12,463,000
2 Teck Resources(De13) 9,300,000
3 Vale Canada(De13) 6,013,000
4 First Quantum Minerals(De13)1 3,576,300
5 Cameco Corp.(De13) 2,488,066
6 Lundin Mining(De13)1 831,839
7 Uranium One(De13)1 539,700
8 HudBay Minerals(De13) 538,048
9 Walter Energy Canada(De13)1 527,989
10 Sherritt International(De13) 473,100

Chemicals

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Agrium Inc.(De13)1 16,144,000
2 Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan(De13)1 7,613,000
3 Nova Chemicals(De13)1 5,279,000
4 Dow Chemical Canada(De13) 4,853,000
5 Methanex Corp.(De13)1 3,059,292
6 BASF Canada(De13) 1,410,017
7 DuPont Canada(De13)1 1,025,000
8 PPG Canada(De13)1 945,000
9 Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund(De13) 836,091
10 Canexus(De13) 562,669

Technology

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Bombardier Inc.(De13)1 18,432,000
2 Catamaran Corp.(De13)1 14,780,094
3 CGI Group(Se13) 10,092,302
4 IBM Canada(De13) 8,350,000
5 Rogers Wireless(De13) 7,270,000
6 BlackBerry Ltd.(Ma14)1 6,792,000
7 Celestica Inc.(De13)1 5,796,100
8 Bell Mobility(De13) 5,849,000
9 Apple Canada(De13) 5,523,150
10 Linamar Corp.(De13) 3,596,905

Agriculture

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Viterra Inc.(De13)3 7,657,908
2 La Coop Fédérée de Québec(Oc13) 5,210,985
3 Agropur Cooperative(No13) 3,844,771
4 United Farmers of Alberta(De13) 2,130,306
5 Alliance Grain Traders(De13) 1,138,802
6 Ridley Inc.(Ju13)1 575,770
7 Gay Lea Foods Co-operative(De13) 563,290
8 Legumex Walker(De13)5 434,287
9 Nutrinor Coop Agroalimentaire(No13) 370,302
10 Ceres Global Ag(Ma13) 232,384

Automotive

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Magna International(De13)1 35,049,000
2 Honda Canada(Ma13) 11,600,000
3 Ford Motor Co. of Canada(De13)1 9,729,000
4 General Motors of Canada(De13) 8,267,000
5 Chrysler Canada(De13)1 7,731,000
6 Hyundai Auto Canada(De13) 3,500,000
7 BRP Inc.(Ja14) 3,217,600
8 Dana Canada Corp.(De13)1 399,000
9 Lear Canada(De13)1 386,000
10 Spectra Premium Industries(Ja14) 341,000

Non-profit registered charities

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Alberta Health Services(Ma12) 11,690,915
2 Vancouver Coastal Health Authority(Ma12) 3,030,552
3 Toronto District School Board(Au12) 2,989,682
4 Fraser Health Authority(Ma12) 2,792,563
5 Winnipeg Regional Health Authority(Ma12) 2,479,412
6 Governing Council of the University of Toronto(Ap12) 2,386,361
7 University of British Columbia(Ma12) 2,040,024
8 Provincial Health Services Authority B.C.(Ma12) 1,994,551
9 Vancouver Island Health Authority(Ma12) 1,946,885
10 Interior Health Authority(Ma12) 1,761,029

Gold & diamonds

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Barrick Gold(De13)1 12,685,000
2 Kinross Gold(De13)1 3,779,900
3 Goldcorp Inc.(De13)1 3,332,000
4 Yamana Gold(De13)1 1,860,443
5 Agnico Eagle Mines(De13)1 1,645,594
6 Eldorado Gold(De13)1 1,125,657
7 Iamgold Corp.(De13)1 1,094,800
8 Pan American Silver(De13)1 864,177
9 Centerra Gold(De13)1 829,987
10 New Gold Inc.(De13)1 789,300

Media & broadcasting

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Rogers Communications(De13) 12,803,000
2 Bell ExpressVu(De13) 5,828,000
3 Shaw Communications(Au13) 5,322,000
4 Quebecor Media(De13) 4,037,000
5 Bell Media(De13)5 2,557,000
6 Cogeco Inc.(Au13) 1,834,257

Retailers

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Walmart Canada(Ja14)1 23,810,000
2 Costco Wholesale Canada(Se13)1 17,179,000
3 Canadian Tire Corp.(De13) 11,805,700
4 Shoppers Drug Mart(De13) 11,065,972
5 Home Depot of Canada(Fe14)1 7,225,000
6 Parkland Fuel(De13) 5,644,303
7 Home Hardware Stores(De13) 5,400,000
8 Hudson’s Bay Co.(Fe14) 5,224,000
9 Best Buy Canada(Fe14)1 4,522,000
10 Rona Inc.(De13) 4,216,165

Transportation

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Air Canada(De13) 12,414,000
2 Canadian National Railway Co.(De13) 10,658,000
3 Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.(De13) 6,138,000
4 Westjet Airlines(De13) 3,678,219
5 Transat A.T.(Oc13) 3,660,037
6 TransForce Inc.(De13) 3,126,435
7 Chorus Aviation(De13) 1,677,326
8 Mullen Group(De13) 1,438,005
9 NAV Canada(Au13) 1,247,000
10 Exchange Income(De13) 1,030,079

Government funding recipients

Rank Company and year-end Revenue ($000)
1 Cisco Canada(De13) 220,000
2 Héroux-Devtek(Fe13) 48,958
3 Pratt & Whitney Canada(Oc13) 19,000
4 Sural Quebec(No13) 18,500
5 Northern Pulp Nova Scotia(Ap13) 17,200
6 Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada(Ma13) 16,875
7 Kruger Mill(De13) 15,000
7 Pulse Canada(Ju13) 15,000
9 Norsat International(Ma13) 13,270
10 BioAmber Sarnia(Au13) 12,000
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