Canada's 10 richest people

When it comes to Canada’s richest people, it seems like money just falls from the sky.

The top one per cent of the one per cent each make more in a day than another Canadian will make in a year.

All of them have created, run, and grown massive business empires.

Click through to see who made this year’s list, according to CEOWORLD Magazine.

All figures are in U.S. dollars.

Jessy Bains is a senior reporter at Yahoo Finance Canada. Follow him on Twitter @jessysbains.

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Net worth: $39 billion. Source of wealth: Thomson Reuters (Reuters)
1. David Thomson
Net worth: $39 billion. Source of wealth: Thomson Reuters (Reuters)
Net worth: $10.2 billion. Source of wealth: Alibaba. (Reuters)
2. Joseph Tsai
Net worth: $10.2 billion. Source of wealth: Alibaba. (Reuters)
Net Worth: $9 billion. Source of wealth: George Weston (Reuters)
3. Galen Weston
Net Worth: $9 billion. Source of wealth: George Weston (Reuters)
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Net worth: $6.4 billion. Source of wealth: Google (Yahoo Finance Canada)
4. David Cheriton
Net worth: $6.4 billion. Source of wealth: Google (Yahoo Finance Canada)
Net worth: $6.3 billion. Source of wealth: J.D. Irving (Yahoo Finance Canada)
5. James Irving
Net worth: $6.3 billion. Source of wealth: J.D. Irving (Yahoo Finance Canada)
Net worth: $5.7 billion. Source of wealth: Dozens of businesses including packaging, food, and entertainment companies (Reuters)
6. Jim Pattison
Net worth: $5.7 billion. Source of wealth: Dozens of businesses including packaging, food, and entertainment companies (Reuters)
Net worth: $5.6 billion. Source of wealth: Galaxy Group (Forbes)
7. Huang Chulong
Net worth: $5.6 billion. Source of wealth: Galaxy Group (Forbes)
Net worth: $5.1 billion. Source of wealth: Saputo (Yahoo Finance Canada)
8. Emanuele (Lino) Saputo
Net worth: $5.1 billion. Source of wealth: Saputo (Yahoo Finance Canada)
Net worth $4.6 billion. Source of wealth: Lululemon (Reuters)
9. Chip Wilson
Net worth $4.6 billion. Source of wealth: Lululemon (Reuters)
Net worth: $4.5 billion. Source of wealth: PokerStars (Yahoo Finance Canada)
10. Mark Scheinberg
Net worth: $4.5 billion. Source of wealth: PokerStars (Yahoo Finance Canada)

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