What Canadian sectors and industries have dividend paying and dividend growth stocks, and what are these specific stocks?

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What Canadian sectors and industries have dividend paying and dividend growth stocks, and what are these specific stocks? 

I’ll be answering this question by first looking at the Canadian market as a whole and then drilling down deeper into the 11 sectors, the 69 industries, and 158 sub-industries, and then finally listing off all of the Canadian dividend-paying and dividend growth stocks and sorting them by their dividend streak length (Number of years they’ve increased their dividend in a row).

The Canadian Market

Canada is known for two sectors: financials (The “Big 5” banks) and the energy sector, which together make up more than 50% of the market by market capitalization. This makes building a diversified portfolio of Canadian dividend paying stocks difficult, if not near impossible because the Canadian stock market is not balanced.

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