Published in BIV's print edition on August 25, 2015. The online edition of the list has been updated and expanded to the Top 135 as of August 28 and includes a company that was omitted from the print edition due to a technical error (#24). Companies must be headquartered in B.C. and have had at least $50,000 in sales or revenue in 2010 and at least $1 million in 2014 to qualify. Sources: Interviews with companies below and BIV research. USD converted to CAD using Bank of Canada's average yearly rate depending on company's fiscal year-end. Other companies may have ranked but did not respond to information requests by deadline.
|Rank '15||Footnotes||Company||Top local executive(s)||Ownership||Product/service||Year founded||Total worldwide staff '10||Total worldwide staff '14||Revenue 2010||Revenue 2014||Revenue growth 2010-2014|
|1|| Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd
200 Granville St Suite 354, Vancouver V6C 1S4
|Jeffery Tygesen (CEO); Steeve Thibeault (CFO)||TSX, NYSE, Nasdaq:TRQ||International mineral exploration, development and mining||1994||1,347||2,897||$82,162,332||$1,815,944,898||2,110.19%|
|2||Revenue 2010: Finance income and foreign exchange gain|| Copper Mountain Mining Corp
700 Pender St W Suite 1700, Vancouver V6C 1G8
|Jim O'Rourke (president and CEO); Rod Shier (CFO)||TSX:CUM||Copper, gold and silver mining||2006||415||$12,789,660||$265,675,927||1,977.27%|
|3|| Sandstorm Gold Ltd
400 Burrard St Suite 1400, Vancouver V6C 3A6
|Nolan Watson (president, CEO and chair); David Awram (senior executive VP and director)||TSX:SSL||Provides financing to gold mining companies in exchange for gold streams and royalties on production||2007||12||20||$3,242,125||$62,397,623||1,824.59%|
|4||No. BC staff 2010: Includes Plutonic staff in 2010; Worldwide staff 2010: Includes Plutonic staff in 2010|| Alterra Power Corp
888 Dunsmuir St Suite 600, Vancouver V6C 3K4
|Ross Beaty (executive chair); John Carson (CEO); Lynda Freeman (CFO)||TSX:AXY||Renewable energy producer with operations in North America, South America, Iceland and Europe||2008||150||150||$5,207,174||$78,366,484||1,404.97%|
|5|| Equicare Health
2020 Yukon St Suite 201, Vancouver V5Y 3N8
|Len Grenier (CEO)||Privately held||Provider of comprehensive care co-ordination software that improves clinical outcomes for patients and enables care providers to operate more efficiently||2006||17||24||$225,703||$2,942,175||1,203.56%|
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