Most Powerful People

Canada's 50 Most Powerful Business People 2014: Mapping How They’re Connected

The universities, charities, think-tanks and clubs that form the Power 50’s web of connections

Powerful people have powerful friends, and Canada’s business elite are no exceptions.

Our titans of industry are a well-connected lot, serving on boards and committees together and supporting the same charities and think-tanks. In the boardrooms and backrooms of the country’s most stately buildings, these individuals can rely on a network of associations and commonalities to smooth over even the toughest deal or dispute. Whether it’s joking about the peccadilloes of mutual acquaintances or the peculiarities of a common alma mater, the Power 50 have much in common.

Zoom in and scroll in this infographic to see how Canada’s most powerful business people are linked: