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All figures are from 2012.

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1. Hunter Harrison, Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., $49.2-million

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2. James Smith, Thomson Reuters Corp., $18.8-million

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3. John Manzoni, Talisman Energy Inc., $18.7-million

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4. Paul Wright, Eldorado Gold Corp., $18.7-million

Eldorado Gold Corp.

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5. Donald Walker, Magna International Inc., $16.9-million

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6. Mark Barrenechea, Open Text Corp., $14.8-million

Open Text Corp.

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7. Gordon Nixon, Royal Bank of Canada, $13.7-million

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8. Gerald Schwartz, Onex Corp., $13.3-million

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9. Mark Thierer, Catamaran Corp., $12.9-million

Catamaran Corp.

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10. Peter Marrone, Yamana Gold Inc., $12.1-million

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