Company Lists & Directories

CED Company Lists



Financial Post Magazine’s top 500 Canadian corporations is published each year in June. This list includes revenue, profit and organization size for the previous year, creating a ranking that accurately paints a picture of corporate Canada’s largest public, private and crown corporations.

In the resources below we provide a filtered version of the list to show the companies headquartered in Calgary.

Head Office Relocations

In the resource below, find a 20 year timeline of Head Office Relocations to Calgary. 

Source: Calgary Economic Development

Last Update: November 2015

Next Update: Expected August 2016

Industry Quick Lists

Want a quick way to view Calgary companies for a particular industry? View the PDFs of generated lists of top companies for the industry of your choice: 

Last Updated: April 2016



Alberta Venture Rankings

Alberta Venture magazine is where the province’s business community continually turns to for the most up-to-date news, developments and opportunities shaping Alberta business.

  • The Venture 250
  • Contractor of the Year
  • Alberta's Best Workplaces
  • Alberta's 50 Most Influential People
  • Alberta's Fast Growth 50
  • Alberta's 25 Most Innovative Organizations


Canada's Top 100 Employers

Profiling the companies and organizations that lead the nation in offering exceptional working conditions and benefits.

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers
  • Alberta's Top Employers
  • Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers
  • Ten Best Companies to Work For
  • Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers
  • Canada's Best Diversity Employers
  • Top Employers for Canadians Over 40
  • Canada's Greenest Employers
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People


Canadian Business Magazine Lists & Rankings

Canadian Business is a source of business information, analysis and advice for ambitious, smart, career-minded Canadians who want a richer life. Canadian Business pulls together the latest developments in Canadian and global economics, marketing, managing, investing, government policy, innovation and retailing to help its audience develop a deeper understanding of the business world around them. Canadian Business celebrates success: the success of its audience, its business leaders, its industries, and of Canada itself.

  • PROFIT500: Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies
  • Canada's Best Employers: The Top 50 Large Companies
  • Canada's Top 10 Socially Responsible Corporations
  • The 20 Biggest Family-run Businesses in Canada
  • The W100: Canada's Top Female Entrepreneurs
  • Canada's Best Jobs
  • Canada's Most Innovative Companies
  • 50 Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada


Canada's Best Managed Companies

The Canada’s Best Managed Companies program recognizes excellence in privately-owned Canadian companies.​


Business directories

The Calgary Public Library also offers access to searchable directories through its website (you may need a Calgary Public Library card to access some of this information).

If your request is more in-depth you might also consider contacting the Calgary Public Library’s Research Plus services.

You can also try searching the following company directories (some are free; some are commercial directories):

Need more information?

Nicole Mullings

Research and Strategy Librarian

Office Phone: (403) 221-7836


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