1.David Thomson & Family
David Thomson inherited the money from his father , Kenneth Thomson, who died in June 2006 at the age of 82. He lives in Toronto, is 51 years old, has 3 children and he is divorced. Personal wealth: $13.0 billion
2.Galen Weston & Family
Galen Weston is an avid collector of Avant-garde artist Christo and he often plays polo with Prince Charles. He made a fortune from retail (owns controlling stake in Canada’s largest supermarket chain). He lives in Toronto and he is married. Weston is 68 years old and has 2 children. Personal wealth: $5.0 billion
3.James, Arthur & John Irving
James, Arthur & John Irving owns over 600 gas stations. They live in Saint John and have a wealth of $3.9 billion
Paul Desmarais bought his father’s one-route Ontario bus company for $1- in 1951 and since then he is growing his business. He lives in Montreal, and has 4 children. Desmarais is 82 years old and he is married. Personal wealth: $2.6 billion
Guy Laliberte is 49 years old and has a personal wealth of $2.5 billion.
6.Bernard (Barry) Sherman
Bernard (Barry) Sherman made a fortune with Apotex pharmaceuticals (seeking over-the-counter-sales approval of its controversial "morning-after" pill). He is 69 years old, lives in Toronto, has 4 children and he is married. Personal wealth: $2.5 billion
7.David Azrieli & Family
David Azrieli is 86 years old and has a personal wealth of $2.1 billion.
The source of his money is diversified including Ripley’s Believe It or Not bought him Guinness World Records in February. He lives in Vancouver, and has 80 years old. Pattison is married and has 3 children. Personal wealth: $2.1 billion
Wallace McCain is 79 years old and has a personal wealth of $2.0 billion.