Budget 2024

Tax and spend fiscal plan will inhibit growth

Our Members

The Council is composed of the chief executives and entrepreneurs of over 170 leading Canadian companies, operating in every sector and region of the country. We are united by a deep commitment to Canada and a desire to help the country reach its full potential.

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Richard Abboud

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Forum Asset Management

Philippe Adam

President and Chief Executive Officer

Pomerleau Inc.

Bijan Agarwal

President

ConocoPhillips Canada

David Aisenstat

Chairman

Keg Restaurants Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Wendy Andrushko

President

DuPont Canada

Board of Director

Kristian Aquilina

President and Managing Director

General Motors of Canada Company

Mohammed Ashour

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Aspire

Next-Generation Business Leader

B

John Baker

President and Chief Executive Officer

D2L Corporation

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Scott Balfour

President and Chief Executive Officer

Emera Inc.

Board of Director

Nana Banerjee

President and Chief Executive Officer

Pelmorex Corp.

Janet Bannister

Co-Chair

C100 Association

Associate

Mark J. Barrenechea

Vice Chair, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer

OpenText Corporation

Chris Barry

President

Microsoft Canada Inc.

Martin Basiri

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Passage

Next-Generation Business Leader

Cinzia Bazzo

Country Leader

Workday Canada

Louis-Marie Beaulieu

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Groupe Desgagnés Inc.

John M. Beck

Chairman

Aecon Group Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Mark Becker

Chief Executive Officer

Dexterra Group Inc.

Ron Bedard

President and Chief Executive Officer

ArcelorMittal Dofasco

Kilian Berz

Senior Partner and Managing Director

Boston Consulting Group

John Bianchini

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Hatch Ltd.

Mirko Bibic

President and Chief Executive Officer

BCE Inc. and Bell Canada

Leon Binedell

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sherritt International Corporation

Karl Boissonneault

President and Leader Canada Operations & North America Channels

Xerox Canada Ltd.

Michèle Boudria

President and Chief Executive Officer

McDonald's Restaurants of Canada

Charles Brindamour

Chief Executive Officer

Intact Financial Corporation

Board of Director

C

Andy Canham

President

SAP Canada Inc.

Heather Chalmers

President and Chief Executive Officer

GEPR Energy Canada Inc

Neil Chrystal

President and Chief Executive Officer

Polygon Homes Ltd.

G. Mark Collett

Chief Executive Officer

Crosbie Group Ltd.

Guy Cormier

Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Desjardins Group

Brad Corson

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

Imperial Oil Limited

Keith Creel

President and Chief Executive Officer

Canadian Pacific Kansas City

Stephan Crétier

Founding President and Chief Executive Officer

GardaWorld

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

D

Thomas d'Aquino

Distinguished Lifetime Member and Former Chief Executive

Business Council of Canada

Daniel Daviau

President and Chief Executive Officer

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

Marc de La Bruyère

Managing Director

Maclab Development Group

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Arthur A. DeFehr

Chairman

Palliser Furniture Holdings Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Stephen J. Dent

Chairman and Managing Partner

Birch Hill Equity Partners Management Inc.

Denis Deschamps

Chair of the Board

Conseil du patronat du Québec

Associate

Paul Desmarais, Jr.

Chairman

Power Corporation of Canada

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Avik Dey

President and Chief Executive Officer

Capital Power Corporation

Gino DiGioacchino

President and Chief Executive Officer

Giant Tiger Stores Limited

Victor G. Dodig

President and Chief Executive Officer

CIBC

Board of Director

Iggy Domagalski

President and Chief Executive Officer

Wajax Corporation

Laura Dottori-Attanasio

President and Chief Executive Officer

Element Fleet Management

Alicia Dubois

Co-Chair

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

Associate

E

Greg Ebel

President and Chief Executive Officer

Enbridge Inc.

Ian L. Edwards

President and Chief Executive Officer

AtkinsRéalis

Darren Entwistle

President and Chief Executive Officer

TELUS Communications Inc.

Bob Espey

President and Chief Executive Officer

Parkland Corporation

F

Joelle Faulkner

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Area One Farms

Next-Generation Business Leader

Laurent Ferreira

President and Chief Executive Officer

National Bank of Canada

Board of Director

Howard Field

President and Chief Executive Officer

Greenfield Global Inc.

David G. Filipchuk

President and Chief Executive Officer

PCL Constructors Inc.

Chris H. Fowler

President and Chief Executive Officer

CWB Financial Group

G

Sabrina Geremia

Country Manager

Google Canada

John Giamatteo

Chief Executive Officer

BlackBerry Limited

Peter E. Gilgan

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Mattamy Asset Management Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Tim Gitzel

President and Chief Executive Officer

Cameco Corporation

Board of Director

Blake C. Goldring

Executive Chairman

AGF Management Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Roy Gori

President and Chief Executive Officer

Manulife Financial Corporation

Board of Director

Rob Gough

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mosaic Forest Management Corp.

John Graham

President and Chief Executive Officer

CPP Investments

Mike Greenley

Chief Executive Officer

MDA Space

Mike Greidanus

President, Canada and Chief Operating Officer, North America

BGIS

Joanna Griffiths

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Knix

Next-Generation Business Leader

Annick Guérard

President and Chief Executive Officer

Transat A.T. Inc.

H

Cherif Habib

Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

Dialogue Health Technologies Inc.

Next-Generation Business Leader

Linda S. Hasenfratz

Chief Executive Officer

Linamar Corporation

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

John Hastings

Chief Executive Officer

Citibank Canada

Kieran Hawe

President and Chief Executive Officer

EllisDon Corporation

Greg Hicks

President and Chief Executive Officer

Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited

Board of Director

Andrew Hider

Chief Executive Officer

ATS Corporation

Paul J. Hill

Executive Chairman

Harvard Developments Corporation

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Rosanne Hill Blaisdell

President and Chief Executive Officer

Harvard Developments Corporation

Mark Holly

President and Chief Executive Officer

Crombie REIT

Katherine Homuth

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Sheertex

Next-Generation Business Leader

Christopher Huskilson

Interim President and Chief Executive Officer

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

Blake Hutcheson

President and Chief Executive Officer

OMERS

Goldy Hyder

President and Chief Executive Officer

Business Council of Canada

Board of Director

I

Sal Iacono

President and Chief Executive Officer

The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited

J

Duncan N. R. Jackman

Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer

E-L Financial Corporation Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Gord Johnston

President and Chief Executive Officer

Stantec Inc.

Hanif Joshaghani

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Symend

Next-Generation Business Leader

K

David J. Kassie

Chairman

Canaccord Genuity Group Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Michael Katchen

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Wealthsimple Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Faisal Kazi

President and Chief Executive Officer

Siemens Canada Limited

Board of Director

Hassan Khosrowshahi

Chairman

Persis Holdings Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Max Koeune

President and Chief Executive Officer

McCain Foods Limited

Swamy Kotagiri

Chief Executive Officer

Magna International Inc.

John Kousinioris

President and Chief Executive Officer

TransAlta Corporation

Sasha Krstic

President

Mastercard Canada

Rich Kruger

President and Chief Executive Officer

Suncor Energy Inc.

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Candace Laing

Chair

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Associate

Patrick Lamarre

President

Kiewit Canada Group

Shannon Leininger

President

Cisco Systems Canada, Co.

Stéphane Lespérance

President

Aon Canada

Eva Lorenz

Canada Country Leader

Amazon Canada

Brandt C. Louie

Chairman

London Drugs Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Jon E. Love

Chairman

KingSett Capital Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Elio Luongo

Chief Executive Officer and Senior Partner

KPMG LLP

M

Jeffrey Maddox

President

Nokia Canada Inc.

Paul A. Mahon

President and Chief Executive Officer

Great-West Lifeco and Canada Life

The Honourable John P. Manley, P.C.

Distinguished Lifetime Member and Former President and Chief Executive Officer

Business Council of Canada

Ronald N. Mannix

Founder and Chairman Emeritus

Coril Holdings Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Nicolas Marcoux

Chief Executive Officer

PwC Canada

Éric Martel

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bombardier Inc.

Bharat Masrani

Group President and Chief Executive Officer

TD Bank Group

Ronald P. Mathison

Chairman

Matco Investments Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Michael McCain

Executive Chair

Maple Leaf Foods Inc.

Dave McCann

President

IBM Canada Ltd.

Kevin A. McCreadie

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer

AGF Management Limited

Claudette McGowan

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Protexxa

Next-Generation Business Leader

David I. McKay

President and Chief Executive Officer

Royal Bank of Canada

Gordon McKenzie

President and Chief Executive Officer

Canpotex Limited

John McKenzie

Chief Executive Officer

TMX Group Limited

Jon McKenzie

President and Chief Executive Officer

Cenovus Energy Inc

Terrance L. McKibbon

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bird Construction

Takeshi Mitsui

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mitsui & Co. (Canada) ltd.

Marcia Moffat

Country Head and Managing Director

BlackRock

Board of Director

Brett Mooney

President and Chief Executive Officer

AMEX Bank of Canada

Andrew Moor

President and Chief Executive Officer

Equitable Bank

David Morgenstern

President

Accenture Inc.

Apala Mukherjee

President

BASF Canada Inc.

Doug Murphy

President and Chief Executive Officer

Corus Entertainment Inc.

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Kaori Namiki

President and Chief Executive Officer

Mitsubishi Canada

O

James O'Sullivan

President and Chief Executive Officer

IGM Financial Inc.

Patrick Oland

Chair

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters

Associate

R. Jeffrey Orr

President and Chief Executive Officer

Power Corporation of Canada

Board of Director

P

Teresa Palandra

President

Mercer (Canada) Limited

Robert Palter

Canada Managing Partner

McKinsey & Company

Marc Parent

President and Chief Executive Officer

CAE Inc.

Jérôme Pécresse

Chief Executive Officer, Aluminum

Rio Tinto

John E. Peller

President and Chief Executive Officer

Andrew Peller Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Frédéric Perron

President and Chief Executive Officer

Cogeco Inc. and Cogeco Communications Inc.

Susannah Pierce

President, Canada Country Chair

Shell Canada Limited

Board of Director

François Poirier

President and Chief Executive Officer

TC Energy Corporation

Board of Director

Sam Pollock

Chief Executive Officer

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P.

Board of Director

Pierre Pomerleau

Executive Chair of the Board

Pomerleau Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Jonathan Price

President and Chief Executive Officer

Teck Resources

Éric Provost

President and Chief Executive Officer

Laurentian Bank of Canada

R

David Rawlings

Chief Executive Officer - Canada

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Dani Reiss, C.M.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Canada Goose Inc.

Michael W. Rencheck

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bruce Power

Edward Rihn

President and Chief Executive Officer

Berkshire Hathaway Energy Canada

John C. Risley

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

CFFI Ventures Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Meghan Roach

Chief Executive Officer

Roots Corporation

Tracy Robinson

President and Chief Executive Officer

CN

Board of Director

Michele Romanow

Co-Founder and Executive Co-Chair

Clearco

Next-Generation Business Leader

Michael Rousseau

President and Chief Executive Officer

Air Canada

Jason Rowe

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Goldman Sachs Canada Inc.

Michael Rowe

President

Home Depot of Canada Inc.

Soumen Roy

Country Head

Tata Consultancy Services Canada Inc.

S

Lino A. Saputo, Jr.

Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer

Saputo Inc.

Rowan Saunders

President and Chief Executive Officer

Definity Financial Corporation

George D. Schindler

President and Chief Executive Officer

CGI Inc.

Ken Seitz

President and Chief Executive Officer

Nutrien Ltd.

Jean-Louis Servranckx

President and Chief Executive Officer

Aecon Group Inc.

Dean Setoguchi

President and Chief Executive Officer

Keyera Corp.

Board of Director

Jad Shimaly

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

EY Canada

Geoffrey Smith

Former President and Chief Executive Officer

EllisDon Corporation

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Ian Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Clearwater Seafoods Limited Partnership

Stephen Smith

Executive Chairman

First National Financial LP

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Nancy C. Southern

Chair and Chief Executive Officer

ATCO Ltd.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Tony Staffieri

President and Chief Executive Officer

Rogers Communications Inc.

Ronald N. Stern

President and Chief Executive Officer

Alberta Newsprint Company

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Kevin D. Strain

President and Chief Executive Officer

Sun Life Financial Inc.

Margaret Stuart

Country Manager

Salesforce Canada Corporation

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Farhaz Thobani

President

Kyndryl Canada

Simon Thomas

President, Potash

BHP Canada Inc.

Scott Thomson

President and Chief Executive Officer

Scotiabank

Garrick Tiplady

Managing Director

Meta Business Group

Guy J. Turcotte

President and Chief Executive Officer

Stone Creek Resorts Inc.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

V

Mac Van Wielingen

Founder and Partner

ARC Financial Corp.

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Jeff Vassart

President

Cargill Limited

Anthony Viel

Chief Executive Officer

Deloitte

Sonja Volpe

Chief Executive Officer and Country Manager

BNP Paribas

Alexis von Hoensbroech

Chief Executive Officer

WestJet

Curt Vossen

President and Chief Executive Officer

Richardson International Limited

W

Jeff Ward

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Animikii Inc.

Next-Generation Business Leader

V. Prem Watsa

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Kim Watson

President and Managing Director

Wipro Solutions Canada Limited

Jeff Watt

President

Ledcor Industries Inc.

Mike Wessinger

Co-Chair

C100 Association

Associate

Galen G. Weston

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

George Weston Limited

Entrepreneurs’ Circle

Darryl White

Chief Executive Officer

BMO Financial Group

Michiel Wielhouwer

Country Manager and President

Visa Canada

Robert Wildeboer

Executive Chairman and Co-Founder

Martinrea International Inc.

Jennifer Wong

Chief Executive Officer

Aritzia LP

Y

Vern Yu

President and Chief Executive Officer

AltaGas Ltd.

Mary Ann Yule

President and Chief Executive Officer

HP Canada Co.

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Deanna L. Zumwalt

President and Chief Executive Officer

Coril Holdings Ltd.

Board of Director