Net worth: $2 billion - 634th place
Another representative of Canada on the list of billionaires is a Mississauga businessperson, Carlo Fidani, who is Chairman of Orlando Corporation, a privately owned Canadian real estate construction company.
The corporation was originally founded by Carlo's grandfather back in 1948 and he
is now the third generation to run the family construction, development, and management business.
Nowadays, the company owns more than 40 million square feet of industrial, office, and commercial real estate in the Toronto area.
Among other things, Carlo Fidani
is closely involved in the healthcare industry, which he
regularly supports through landmark investments.
donated $10 million to the University of Toronto's
Mississauga campus to contribute to the growth of local hospitals and encourage young medical students to work where they trained.
A true believer in Canada's
healthcare system, Fidani's
convinced that the only solution to preserving the system is private donation.
However, there's also a personal level as far as his
contributions in healthcare services are concerned.
Almost every member of Carlo's family has been affected by cancer and it was his
frequent visits to cancer wards that had the greatest influence on his
That's why he
gave $6 million to another Mississauga hospital, Credit Valley, for its cancer unit.