Canadian Business magazine has crunched the numbers and found Canada’s wealthiest people for our annual Rich 100 list.
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.
he BTV Weekly Market Wrap for Friday, May 24, Taylor Thoen reporting. This week: What is Stephen Harper doing for mining? Two acquisitions valued at ... More he BTV Weekly Market Wrap for Friday, May 24, Taylor Thoen reporting. This week: What is Stephen Harper doing for mining? Two acquisitions valued at $1.1Bil, and a $155Mil financing! Highlights of this business week: Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced aid for Canadian mining investments. TD Bank Group (TSX: TD) reports net income and adjusted earnings. Silvercorp Metals Inc. (TSX: T.SVM) reported net income along with silver and gold production. Bayfield Ventures Corp. (TSX-V: BYV) reported drilling from Rainy River, NW Ontario. Lucara Diamond Corp. (TSX: LUC) has sold 15 Karowe diamonds for over $24 Mil. Fortuna Silver Mines (TSX: T.FVI) announced exploration drilling results Mexico. Yahoo (YHOO: NGS) makes a sizable offer for Tumblr. Apax Partners will acquire rue21 Inc (RUE.O). FINANCINGS: Arsenal Energy Inc. (AEI: TSX) Maudore Minerals Ltd. (TSX-V: MAO) Paramount Resources Ltd. (TSX: POU) Allied Nevada Gold Corp. (TSX: ANV)
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