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You’ll see plenty of familiar names in this year's ranking of B.C.’s largest companies by revenue—and also some new ones

1. Telus Corp.

2017 rank: 1
Chief executive: Darren Entwistle

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 14,368,000
2017: 13,304,000
% change: 8

2. Teck Resources

2017 rank: 2
Chief executive: Donald Lindsay

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 12,564,000
2017: 11,910,000
% change: 5.5

3. Jim Pattison Group

2017 rank: 3
Chief executive: Jim Pattison

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 10,600,000
2017: 10,100,000
% change: 5

4. Finning International

2017 rank: 4
Chief executive: Scott Thomson

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 6,996,000
2017: 6,256,000
% change: 11.8

5. BC Hydro and Power Authority

2017 rank: 5
Chief executive: Chris O'Riley

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 6,237,000
2017: 5,874,000
% change: 6.2

6. West Fraser Timber Co.

2017 rank: 8
Chief executive: Ted Seraphim 

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 6,118,000
2017: 5,134,000
% change: 19.2

7. H.Y. Louie Co.

2017 rank: 7
Chief executive: Brandt Louie

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 5,560,000 e
2017: 5,400,000 e
% change: 3

8. Insurance Corp. of British Columbia

2017 rank: 6
Chief executive: Nicolas Jimenez 

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 5,442,000
2017: 5,020,000
% change: 8.4

9. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.

2017 rank: 12
Chief executive: Jon Feltheimer

Revenue by fiscal year ($000) 
2018: 5,350,075 c
2017: 4,157,468 c
% change: 28.7

10. First Quantum Minerals

2017 rank: 11
Chief executive: Phillip Pascall

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 5,138,746 c
2017: 4,298,366 c
% change: 19.6

11. Methanex Corp.

2017 rank: 14
Chief executive: John Floren

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 5,094,494 c
2017: 4,025,660 c
% change: 26.6

12. Canfor Corp.

2017 rank: 9
Chief executive: Don Kayne

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 5,044,400
2017: 4,563,300
% change: 10.5

13. Best Buy Canada

2017 rank: 13
Chief executive: Ron Wilson

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 4,129,396 c
2017: 3,746,641 c
% change: 9.7

14. Goldcorp 

2017 rank: 10
Chief executive: David Garofalo

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 3,928,562 c
2017: 4,445,108 c
% change: -11.6

15. BC Liquor Distribution Branch

2017 rank: 16
Chief executive: Blain Lawson

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 3,498,000
2017: 3,332,000
% change: 5

16. Westcoast Energy

2017 rank: 15
Chief executive: Timothy Curry

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 3,473,000
2017: 3,407,000
% change: 1.9

17. Lululemon Athletica

2017 rank: 18
Chief executive: Calvin McDonald

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 3,432,544 c
2017: 3,044,427 c
% change: 12.7

18. British Columbia Lottery Corp.

2017 rank: 17
Chief executive: Jim Lightbody

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 3,267,132
2017: 3,143,877
% change: 3.9

19. Premium Brands Holdings Corp.

2017 rank: 23
Chief executive: George Paleologou

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 3,025,800
2017: 2,198,300
% change: 37.6

20. London Drugs

2017 rank: 20
Chief executive: Brandt Louie

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 2,575,000 e
2017: 2,500,000 e
% change: 3

21. HSBC Bank Canada

2017 rank: 25
Chief executive: Sandra Stuart

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 2,264,000
2017: 2,070,000
% change: 9.4

22. Teekay Corp.

2017 rank: 22
Chief executive: Kenneth Hvid

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 2,212,742 c
2017: 2,441,799 c
% change: -9.4

23. Ledcor Group of Companies

2017 rank: 21
Chief executive: Dave Lede

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 2,200,000
2017: 2,500,000
% change: -12

24. Interfor Corp.

2017 rank: 27
Chief executive: Duncan Davies

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 2,186,567
2017: 1,990,106
% change: 9.9

25. Catalyst Paper Corp.

2017 rank: 26
Chief executive: Edward (Ned) Dwyer

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 2,000,000 e
2017: 2,000,000 e
% change: 0

26. WorkSafeBC

2017 rank: 19
Chief executive: Anne Naser

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,995,000
2017: 3,295,615
% change: -39.5

27. Mercer International

2017 rank: 33
Chief executive: David Gandossi

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,888,765 c
2017: 1,518,252 c 
% change: 24.7

28. Univar Canada

2017 rank: NR
Chief executive: Mike Hildebrand

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,850,000 e
2017: 1,780,000
% change: 3.9

29. South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority (TransLink)

2017 rank: 30
Chief executive: Kevin Desmond

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2017: 1,849,203
2016: 1,688,399
% change: 9.5

30. GFS British Columbia

2017 rank: 29
Chief executive: Danna Dunnage

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,800,000 e
2017: 1,750,000 e
% change: 2.9

31. Kal Tire

2017 rank: 32
Chief executive: Robert Foord

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,700,000
2017: 1,550,000
% change: 9.7

32. Futura Corp.

2017 rank: 31
Chief executive: Amar Doman

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,605,000
2017: 1,560,000
% change: 2.9

33. B2Gold Corp.

2017 rank: 58
Chief executive: Clive Johnson 

Revenue by fiscal year ($000) 
2018: 1,587,312 c
2017: 829,386 c
% change: 91.4

34. Turquoise Hill Resources 

2017 rank: 38
Chief executive: Ulf Quellmann

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,528,955 c
2017: 1,220,398 c
% change: 25.3

35. Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers

2017 rank: 60
Chief executive: Ravi Saligram

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,516,003 c
2017: 1,261,189 c
% change: 20.2

36. Taiga Building Products

2017 rank: 37
Chief executive: Trent Balog

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,450,985
2017: 1,106,211
% change: 31.2

37. Seaspan Corp.

2017 rank: 55
Chief executive: Bing Chen

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,420,516 c
2017: 1,079,557 c
% change: 31.6

38. Pacific Blue Cross

2017 rank: 35
Chief executive: John Crawford 

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,394,602
2017: 1,361,916
% change: 2.4

39. Canfor Pulp Products

2017 rank: 41
Chief executive: Don Kayne

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,374,300
2017: 1,101,900
% change: 24.7

40. CanWel Building Materials Group

2017 rank: 43
Chief executive: Amar Doman

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,291,295
2017: 1,135,950
% change: 13.7

41. OpenRoad Auto Group

2017 rank: 39
Chief executive: Christian Chia

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,262,387
2017: 1,212,874
% change: 4.1

42. Timber Investments

2017 rank: NR
Chief executive: Brad Thorlakson

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,250,000 e
2017: NP
% change: NA

43. Great Canadian Gaming Corp.

2017 rank: 68
Chief executive: Rod Baker

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,221,000
2017: 614,300 
% change: 98.8

44. 7-Eleven Canada

2017 rank: 49
Chief executive: NP

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,200,000 e
2017: 1,000,000 e
% change: 20

45. Western Forest Products

2017 rank: 42
Chief executive: Don Demens

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,196,700
2017: 1,143,400
% change: 4.7

46. Inland Kenworth

2017 rank: 50
Chief executive: Bill Currie

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,188,082
2017: 952,846
% change: 24.7

47. FortisBC Energy

2017 rank: 40
Chief executive: Roger Dall'Antonia

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,187,000
2017: 1,199,000
% change: -1

48. Hardwoods Distribution

2017 rank: 46
Chief executive: Rob Brown

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,134,267
2017: 1,045,840
% change: 8.5

49. Maxar Technologies

2017 rank: 24
Chief executive: Daniel Jablonsky

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,102,641 c
2017: 2,118,276 c
% change: -47.9

50. Charlwood Pacific Group

2017 rank: 47
Chief executive: U. Gary Charlwood

Revenue by fiscal year ($000)
2018: 1,050,000 e
2017: 1,030,000
% change: 1.9

e=estimate
c=converted from USD at 1.2957 (2018) and 1.2986 (2017)
NA=Not Applicable/Available
NP=Not Provided
NR=Not Ranked

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