Canadian Business
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 15:00:00 GMT | By Canadian Business magazine staff
Top 10 richest Canadians

Canadian Business magazine has crunched the numbers and found Canada’s wealthiest people for our annual Rich 100 list.



Galen Weston (right) with his son, Galen Weston Jr. (© Christopher Wahl)
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Though 2012 has been a decidedly mixed year economically, it’s actually been a great year for the 100 richest Canadians — individuals so wealthy they’re members not just of the one per cent but the 0.00028 per cent. Eighty-six of them grew their net worth, while 69 are valued at more than $1 billion.

The following 10 people and families are the richest of the very rich, starting with a Vancouverite who built a clothing empire out of yoga pants.

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