Three New Brunswick families have made the exclusive list of Canada’s richest people, according to the latest survey from Canadian Business.

The Irving family is estimated to have a net worth of $8.07 billion, an increase of 3.5 per cent from last year. The Irvings are ranked third on Canadian Business magazine's list of richest Canadians.

Meanwhile, the McCain family is named twice in the magazine’s list.

The Harrison McCain side of the family has a net worth of $3.21 billion, while the Wallace McCain family is worth $2.84 billion.

This is the fourteenth time Canadian Business magazine has ranked the country's wealthiest individuals.