The Top 5 Canadian Companies with the Most Employees

  Company Number of Employees Revenue Sector
Onex Corp. 233,000 employees 26,68 billion Private equity
Loblaw Companies 139,000 employees 30,81 billion Retail
Empire Company 87,000 employees 14,18 billion Food wholesale
Royal Bank of Canada 80,000 employees 37,56 billion Banking & finance
Magna International 74,350 employees 23,83 billion Automotive parts
Sources:  Globe & Mail Report on Business: Top 1000.
List Notes: Revenue is for the year 2008. Please note: employee numbers fluctuate; figures should be viewed as an approximate number.
Related Lists


Hand-picked by our editors.

Top 5 Countries with the Highest Share of Global Arms Sales

Sales of arms and military services by the largest arms-producing companies totaled $395 billion globally in 2012. Here are the top 5 countries with the highest global share.

Jul 23, 2014



A look at Top 5's popular lists.

Top 5 European Countries With the Highest Number of School Dropouts

Early school leaving is an obstacle to economic growth and employment. It hampers productivity and competitiveness, and fuels poverty and social exclusion. Here are the top 5 countries with the most early scool leavers in Europe.

Jul 16, 2014



Top 5's recent additions.