Top national and global companies operating in B.C. in 2021

 

Ranked by number of B.C. employees in 2021

Published October 4, 2021. Sources: interviews with the companies below and BIV research. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond by deadline or were unable to break down numbers regionally.

Rank '21 Company Senior executive(s) Primary business Key geographic areas business operates in Year founded Worldwide staff '21/'20 B.C. staff '21/'20

1

Jim Pattison Group
1067 Cordova St W Suite 1800, Vancouver V6C 1C7
P: 604-488-5213 F: 604-694-6917 jimpattison.com

Jim Pattison, managing director, CEO and chairman

Diversified

North America, Central America, Europe, Asia, Middle East

1961

51,000
51,000

24,500 (1)
24,500

2

Walmart Canada Corp
1940 Argentia Rd, Mississauga L5N 1P9
P: 800-328-0402 F: NP walmartcanada.ca

Horacio Barbeito, president and CEO

Mass merchandise department store

Canada

1994

2,300,000
NP

10,600 (2)
10,480

3

Telus Corp
510 Georgia St W 23rd floor, Vancouver V6B 0M3
P: 604-697-8044 F: NP telus.com

Darren Entwistle, president and CEO, Doug French, executive vice-president and CFO, Tony Geheran, executive vice-president and chief customer officer, Jill Schnarr, chief communications officer

Communications products and services

All provinces in Canada

1990

78,000
66,000

8,000
8,000

4

London Drugs Ltd
12251 Horseshoe Way, Richmond V7A 4X5
P: 604-272-7400 F: 604-272-7579 londondrugs.com

Brandt Louie, chairman and CEO, Clint Mahlman, president and COO

Pharmacy, retailer, mass merchandiser

B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba

1945

8,000
NP

7,500 (2)
7,500

5

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC Financial Group)
1055 Georgia St W, Vancouver V6E 3S5
P: 800-769-2511 F: NP rbc.com

Martin Thibodeau, regional president, B.C.

Financial planning, investment advice, credit, banking, estate planning, retirement planning and education

Canada, U.S., U.K., Asia

1864

NP
86,316

6,393
7,030

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