The November 14-20, 2017 edition of Business in Vancouver (BIV) placed Norsat International as #79 in a list of the Top 100 Most Profitable Companies in B.C. At the top of the list was BC Lottery Corp (BCLC), Telus, and Teck Resources. The Top 100 Most Profitable Companies in B.C. is a list produced by company interviews and BIV research. Companies that report in USD have had their numbers converted to CAD using Bank of Canada’s average yearly rate depending on the company’s fiscal year. The list is generated based on 2016 net income and reflects best-of-class returns for companies from all over the province. The list includes a wide range of industries such as technology, resources, and banking.