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Jim Pattison Group is the third largest private company in Canada 2. She owns several car dealerships, Overwaitea Foods, Save-On-Foods, Ripley's Believe It or Not!, As well as radio and television in British Columbia and Alberta.
Pattison also oversaw the organization of Expo 86 in Vancouver, as CEO of Expo 86 Corporation.
February 15, 2008, Jim Pattison Group acquired GWR, company owning the rights to the franchise Guinness World Records.
Pattison has also been involved in the Olympic Games held in Vancouver in 2010.
Pattison is a member of the Order of Canada and the Order of British Columbia. In 2008, he ranked 178th on the list of richest people in the world according to the magazine Forbes3. This is the fourth richest Canadien4.
He is an elected member of the pantheon of Canadian business (Canadian Business Hall of Fame)
The Jim Pattison Group is a Canadian conglomerate wholly owned by its founder and CEO, Jim Pattison. This is the third largest privately held Canadian corporation, according to Financial Post, is the 62nd largest company in Canadian sales. In 2008, the company employs over 31,000 people in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Europe, Asia and Australia. In 2008 it had revenues of 6.7 billion USD. The conglomerate owns radio stations and television stations, car dealers, supermarket chains, as well as interest in the distribution of magazines, food packaging, advertising, real estate, fishing, forest products (Canfor1 ), financial services and entertainment (Ripley's Believe It or Not!).
Ripley's Believe It or Not! is a franchise that deals with strange events and strange objects, of a truth questionable.
The franchise Believe It or Not (in French, "believe it or not") was founded in 1918 as a newspaper cartoon with surprising facts and unusual from around the world.
Conceived and designed by Robert Ripley, the paper was successful, and was later declined by a variety of formats, including radio, television, a chain of museums, a collection of books and a pinball game.
The collection includes Ripley 20 000 photographs, 20,000 artifacts and more than 130 000 plates of drawings. Some of these boards have been translated under the title "Did you know? "Illustrated in French for youth, including Le Journal de Mickey immediately after the war.
Ripley Entertainment is a division of Jim Pattison Group, based in Orlando. It publishes and distributes a number of projects worldwide, including television series, the newspaper cartoon, books, posters, games, and content for mobile phones.