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List of notable or famous entrepreneurs from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top entrepreneurs born in Canada and even some popular entrepreneurs who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian entrepreneurs then this list is the perfect resource for you. These entrepreneurs are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known entrepreneur from Canada is included when available.

People here include everything from Alexander Graham Bell to Herbert Henry Dow.

This historic entrepreneurs from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian entrepreneurs of note?" and "Who are the most famous entrepreneurs from Canada?" These prominent entrepreneurs of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian entrepreneurs.

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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Canada
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Alexander Graham Bell was an eminent Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone. Bell's father, grandfather, and brother had all been associated with work on elocution and speech, and both his mother and wife were deaf, ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1847-1922)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Profession: Businessperson, Physicist, Entrepreneur, Professor, Inventor, + more

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Alice Wong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Canada
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Alice Siu-Ping Chan Wong, PC, MP is a Canadian politician, who was elected to represent the electoral district of Richmond. She is a member of the Conservative Party and formerly served as the Parliamentary Secretary for Multiculturalism. In 2011, Wong was appointed as the Minister of State for ...more

Age: 68

Birthplace: China, Hong Kong, Eurasia, Asia

Profession: Educator, Entrepreneur

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Anna Sutherland Bissell is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Canada
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Anna Sutherland Bissell was president and later chair of the board of the Bissell Corporation, a vacuum cleaner manufacturer. ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1846-1934)

Birthplace: River John, Canada

Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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Ashley Dunfield


Ashley Dunfield is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Entrepreneurs from Canada
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Birthplace: Kinderlsey, Saskatchewan, Canada, North America

Profession: Entrepreneur