N. Murray Edwards owns a huge fortune from his takes in the mining and oil companies in Canada. One of the most notable of these sand oil miners is the Canadian Natural Resources. He also has shared ownerships in the National League's Calgary Flames. He had been one of the most significant figures in the NHL and had been involved with the negotiations among the players and the owners at the time of the 2012 lockout. The prowess of negotiation showed at that time went a long of to define his career.
He built his positions with reputed companies like Ensign Energy and Magellan Aerospace as well as the Canada Natural Resources. He had been a partner at the law firm, Burnet, Palmer and Duckworth that is based in Calgary. He is also an owner of ski resorts with the company known as the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies.