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The 2019 Top 100 All-stars: Jim Pattison (New SPH)

The conglomerate that Pattison launched in 1961 remains B.C.'s biggest private company by revenue in our latest Top 100 ranking - BC Business.
The conglomerate that Pattison launched in 1961 remains B.C.'s biggest private company by revenue in our latest Top 100 ranking - BC Business.

Almost six decades into his business career, Jimmy Pattison shows no sign of stepping away from the diversified multibillion-dollar empire he built. What keeps him going? (Hint: It isn’t yachts and vacation homes)

It’s always risky to judge a book by its cover—or a man by his plaid jacket. But everything you need to know about 90-year-old Jimmy Pattison is evident, instantly, in the grip of his handshake.

The Jim Pattison Foundation gives away millions—or tens of millions—every year. For example, in 2018, the foundation committed $75 million to the new St. Paul’s Hospital (SPH).

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