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

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Federal crown corporations

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Canada Mortgage and Housing(De14)11,607,000
2Canada Post(De14)8,005,000
3Export Development Canada(De14)1,740,000
4Canadian Commercial(Ma14)1,695,703
5Canada Development Investment(De14)1,421,172
6Farm Credit Canada(Ma14)1,229,033
7Business Development Bank Canada(Ma14)1,067,069
8Canadian Broadcasting Corp.(Ma14)769,306
9Via Rail Canada(De14)666,971
10Canadian Air Transport Security(Ma14)538,431

Provincial crown corporations

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Caisse de dépôt et placement(De14)24,906,000
2Hydro-Québec(De14)13,695,000
3Hydro One(De14)6,554,000
4Ontario Power Generation(De14)5,806,000
5Insurance Corp. of B.C.(De14)5,710,259
6BC Hydro & Power(Ma14)5,479,000
7Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board(Ma14)2,370,000
8Alberta Heritage Savings(Ma14)2,272,000
9Saskatchewan Power Corp.(De14)2,176,000
10ATB Financial(Ma14)1,768,386

Financial co-operatives

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Desjardins Group(De14)17,125,000
2Co-operators Group(De14)3,784,029
3Vancouver City Savings Credit Union(De14) 723,536
4Groupe Promutuel(De14)720,000
5Servus Credit Union(Oc14)586,891
6Coast Capital Savings Credit Union(De14)502,330
7Meridian Credit Union(De14)385,166
8Central 1 Credit Union(De14) 320,543
9First West Credit Union(De14) 301,428
10Conexus Credit Union(De14)228,173

Banks

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Royal Bank of Canada(Oc14) 42,011,000
2Toronto-Dominion Bank(Oc14) 36,305,000
3Bank of Nova Scotia(Oc14) 30,839,000
4Bank of Montreal(Oc14)21,298,000
5Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce(Oc14) 17,394,000
6National Bank of Canada(Oc14)7,516,000
7HSBC Bank Canada(De14) 2,878,000
8Laurentian Bank of Canada(Oc14) 1,448,653
9Amex Bank of Canada(De14) 963,852
10Canadian Western Bank(Oc14)962,556

Investment dealers

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1RBC Capital Markets(Oc14) 7,366,000
2Scotia Capital(Oc14)3,813,000
3BMO Nesbitt Burns(Oc14) 3,724,000
4TD Securities(Oc14)2,680,000
5CIBC World Markets(Oc14) 2,424,000
6National Bank Financial(Oc14) 1,650,658
7Canaccord Genuity Group(Ma14) 855,244
8Optimum Group(De14)717,089
9GMP Capital(De14)264,570

Life insurance

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Manulife Financial(De14) 54,687,000
2Great-West Lifeco(De14) 39,198,000
3Sun Life Financial(De14)20,465,000
4Industrial Alliance Insurance(De14) 7,517,000
5Desjardins Financial Security Life(De14) 6,384,800
6Standard Life Financial(De14)4,100,741
7SSQ, Life Insurance Co.(De14) 2,509,800
8Capitale Civil Service Mutual(De14) 2,178,367
9RBC Life Insurance Co.(De14) 2,075,972
10Empire Life Insurance(De14)1,926,016

Management companies

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Power Corp. of Canada(De14) 42,844,000
2Brookfield Asset Management(De14)1(U.S.)20,148,000
3Onex Corp.(De14)1(U.S.)19,935,000
4TransCanada Corp.(De14) 10,915,000
5Jim Pattison Group(De14) 8,400,000
6Atco Ltd.(De14)4,746,000
7Emera Inc.(De14)3,071,500
8Canada Development Investment(De14) 1,421,172
9Tuckamore Capital Management(De14) 703,780
10Capstone Infrastructure(De14)443,627

Oil & gas production/integrated oils

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Suncor Energy(De14)42,234,000
2 Imperial Oil(De14) 36,966,000
3Husky Energy(De14)25,261,000
4Canadian Natural Resources(De14) 22,245,000
5Cenovus Energy(De14)20,962,000
6Encana Corp.(De14)1(U.S.)11,445,000
7Ultramar Ltd.(De14)1(U.S.)10,410,000
8Gibson Energy(De14)8,577,078
9Pacific Rubiales Energy(De14)1(U.S.)4,921,527
10Crescent Point Energy(De14)4,961,809

Gas & electrical utilities

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Hydro-Québec(De14)13,695,000
2Ontario Power Generation(De14) 5,806,000
3BC Hydro & Power(Ma14)5,479,000
4Fortis Inc.(De14) 5,461,000
5Canadian Utilities(De14) 3,804,000
6Just Energy Group(Ma14) 3,613,979
7Enmax Corp.(De14)3,360,200
8Toronto Hydro Corp.(De14)3,323,900
9Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc.(De14) 3,270,000
10TransAlta Corp.(De14)2,684,000

Mines & metals

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.(De14)1(U.S.)12,123,000
2Teck Resources(De14) 8,594,000
3Vale Canada(De14)6,890,000
4First Quantum Minerals(De14)1(U.S.)3,625,200
5Cameco Corp.(De14) 2,259,940
6Lundin Mining(De14)1(U.S.)1,068,133
7Thompson Creek Metals(De14)1(U.S.)816,800
8HudBay Minerals(De14) 662,055
9Premier Tech(Fe15)588,000
10Sherritt International(De14)525,200

Chemicals

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Agrium Inc.(De14)1(U.S.)16,258,000
2Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan(De14)1(U.S.)7,360,000
3Nova Chemicals(De14)1(U.S.)5,159,000
4Dow Chemical Canada(De14) 4,824,000
5Methanex Corp.(De14)1(U.S.)3,274,531
6PPG Canada(De14)1(U.S.)1,124,000
7Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund(De14)1,203,559
8DuPont Canada(De14)1(U.S.)973,000
9Canexus(De14)570,169
10PolyOne Canada(De14)1(U.S.)277,400

Gold & diamonds

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Barrick Gold(De14)1(U.S.)10,148,000
2Goldcorp Inc.(De14)1(U.S.)3,587,000
3Kinross Gold(De14)1(U.S.)3,464,400
4Agnico Eagle Mines(De14)1(U.S.)1,903,249
5Yamana Gold(De14)1(U.S.)1,848,702
6Turquoise Hill Resources(De14)1(U.S.)1,640,643
7Eldorado Gold(De14)1(U.S.)1,072,892
8Dominion Diamond(Ja15)1(U.S.)924,970
9Iamgold Corp.(De14)1(U.S.)924,300
10Pan American Silver(De14)1(U.S.)757,419

Technology

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Catamaran Corp.(De14)1(U.S.)21,581,890
2Bombardier Inc.(De14)1,5(U.S.)20,220,000
3Telus Enterprise Solutions(De14) 12,002,000
4CGI Group(Se14)10,501,702
5IBM Canada(De14) 7,532,000
6Rogers Wireless(De14) 7,305,000
7Bell Mobility(De14) 6,241,000
8Celestica Inc.(De14)1(U.S.)5,639,300
9Apple Canada(Se14) 5,742,618
10Linamar Corp.(De14)4,176,074

Media & broadcasting

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Rogers Communications(De14) 12,847,000
2Shaw Communications(Au14) 5,364,000
3Quebecor Media(De14)3,719,500
4Bell Media(De14) 2,937,000
5Cogeco Inc.(Au14)2,096,418
6Canadian Broadcasting Corp.(Ma14) 769,306
7Sirius XM Canada Holdings(Au14)5304,343
8Newfoundland Capital Corp.(De14)154,500
9theScore Inc.(Au14)7,934

Agriculture

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Federated Co-operatives(Oc14) 10,912,000
2La Coop Fédérée(Oc14)5,405,117
3Agropur Cooperative(No14)4,648,759
4AGT Food and Ingredients(De14) 1,356,818
5Ridley Inc.(Ju14)1(U.S.)570,682
6Legumex Walker(De14)5468,461
7Ceres Global Ag(Ma14)229,121
8Village Farms International(De14)1(U.S.)136,607
9La Coop Purdel(No14) 102,456
10Bevo Agro(Ju14)23,328

Retailers

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Walmart Canada(Ja14)1(U.S.)23,810,000
2Costco Wholesale Canada(Au14)1(U.S.)17,943,000
3Canadian Tire Corp.(Ja15) 12,492,700
4Hudson’s Bay Co.(Ja15)8,482,000
5Home Depot of Canada(Fe15)1(U.S.)7,225,000
6Parkland Fuel(De14)7,536,332
7Home Hardware Stores(De14) 5,700,000
8Rona Inc.(De14)4,123,728
9Best Buy Canada(Ja15)1,5(U.S.)4,047,000
10Sears Canada(Ja15)3,462,200

Automotive

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Magna International(De14)1(U.S.)36,870,000
2Ford Motor Co. of Canada(De14)1(U.S.)9,409,000
3Chrysler Canada(De14)1(U.S.)8,877,000
4General Motors of Canada(De14) 8,796,000
5BRP Inc.(Ja15)3,554,000
6Lear Canada(De14)1(U.S.)380,323
7Dana Canada(De14)1(U.S.)366,000
8Spectra Premium Industries(Ja15) 382,000
9Manac Inc.(De14)330,870
10NAPEC Inc.(De14)293,350

Transportation

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Air Canada(De14)13,311,000
2Canadian National Railway Co.(De14) 12,254,000
3Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.(De14) 6,624,000
4WestJet Airlines(De14)3,945,290
5Transat A.T.(Oc14) 3,769,406
6TransForce Inc.(De14) 3,736,887
7Chorus Aviation(De14) 1,668,187
8Mullen Group(De14) 1,428,963
9NAV Canada(Au14)1,305,000
10Via Rail Canada(De14)666,971

Non-profit registered charities

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1Alberta Health Services(Ma14)12,518,035
2Vancouver Coastal Health Authority(Ma14) 3,091,569
3Toronto District School Board(Ma14)2,985,015
4Fraser Health Authority(Ma14)2,955,264
5Governing Council of the U of Toronto(Ma14) 2,684,627
6Winnipeg Regional Health Authority(Ma14) 2,593,404
7Provincial Health Services Authority B.C.(Ma14) 2,113,341
8University of British Columbia(Ma14)2,107,005
9Vancouver Island Health Authority(Ma14) 2,000,764
10University Health Network(Ma14)1,924,057

Government funding recipients

RankCompany and year-endRevenue ($000)
1CAE Inc.(Ma14) 250,000
2OpenText(Ja14) 120,000
3Husky Oil Ltd.(Ja14)75,100
4Le Groupe Aldo(Ja14) 52,000
5Le Diamant(Ja14)30,000
6E.H. Price Winnipeg(Ja14)11,500
7BioAmber Sarnia(Ja14)10,000
7West Fraser Mills Ltd.(Ja14)10,000
7Forest Protection Ltd.(Ja14) 10,000
7Orbite Aluminae(De14)10,000
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