Twenty of the biggest family-owned businesses in Canada are among the 500 largest family-controlled firms across the globe, as measured by revenue, according to the Global Family Business Index.

As Canadian Business reports, the index’s list includes both public and private companies, where founding families must either own at least 32% (for public companies) or 50% (for private companies) of the voting rights.

The list includes George Weston Ltd. and Husky Energy, among other well-known Canadian firms. Read the full list.

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