The most well-compensated leaders of industry in Canada (salary figures are from 2011), according to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
It is the ultimate David/Goliath clash, though it's also one battle David has no chance of winning. In Canada, there may be no more lopsided match than that of CEO pay vs. the Average Joe's.
According to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the 100 highest-paid CEOs pocketed an average of $7.7 million in 2011, the latest year data is available. That means that it only took until a bit after lunchtime on Jan. 2 for Canada's richest CEOs to earn the national average salary of $45,448. Who are Canada's best-paid chief executives? Click through to find out.
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