Canada

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Canada.

tech talent

Finding Tech Talent

Where tech talent is concentrated is one of the most influential factors in the potential growth of the industry in a region.
CentrePort South CentrePort Canada

Manitoba To Invest Up To $40M In CentrePort South Expansion

Located in the City of Winnipeg, CentrePort Canada is North America’s largest tri-modal inland port and foreign trade zone.
Nokia Canada Ottawa

Nokia Picks Ontario For 5G, AI, Cybersecurity R&D Hub

Ottawa as will serve as Nokia's Canadian HQ for research and development in 5G, artificial intelligence and machine learning, and cybersecurity.
semiconductor manufacturing

Shoring Up Semiconductors

Across North America, companies and locations are moving semiconductor manufacturing and ecosystems closer to home.
Canada Workforce

Canada Leads With World-Class Workforce

Canada's top-notch education, support for tech knowledge, and business-friendly programs deliver for companies from around the globe.
2022 Metro Rankings

Business Facilities’ 2022 Metro Rankings Report

Metro areas and cities of all sizes are recognized for attracting and retaining businesses from numerous industry sectors in Business Facilities' 2022 Metro Rankings Report.
North Carolina Best Business Climate

New York, San Francisco Top Fintech, Crypto Leaders Rankings

New York City leads the pack in Fintech, San Francisco is the Crypto Market Leader, and Morgantown, WV tops new Metros For Movers list in Business Facilities’ 18th Annual Rankings Report.
Life Sciences Hubs

United States, China, Canada Top New Worldwide FDI Rankings

The U.S. tops worldwide foreign direct investment leaderboard, Boston is first for Life Sciences Hubs, and NYC leads Financial Centers in Business Facilities' 2022 Global Rankings Report.
tech talent

CBRE Releases Annual Tech Talent Scorecard For 2022

CBRE's Scoring Tech Talent report ranks the top 75 tech markets in the U.S. and Canada and outlines the industry’s job-growth trends amid economic shifts and increased remote hiring.
Umicore Ontario

Umicore To Build $1B+ EV Battery Materials Plant In Eastern Ontario

Umicore's industrial scale battery materials manufacturing plant in Loyalist Township, Ontario will be the first of its kind in North America.
Jubilant HollisterStier

Jubilant HollisterStier To Invest $76M In Canadian Manufacturing Plant

Pharmaceutical maker Jubilant HollisterStier will also invest $193 million in an expansion of its East Spokane, WA plant.
Sustainability Industry

Strategic Sustainability

Among the growing green markets across the U.S. and Canada, recycling operations, electric vehicles, and supporting technology are making inroads.
FIFA World Cup

FIFA World Cup 2026 To Boost Economy Across 16 Host Cities

The 16 Host Cities picked for FIFA World Cup 2026 were selected based on transportation, human rights, stadium infrastructure, fan fest locations and training sites.
Canada Supply Chain

Canada: A Supply Chain Partner For Businesses Seeking Stability, Growth

For global companies seeking resilience and excellence in their supply chains, Canada offers a range of factors prized by businesses looking to grow and expand their operations.
Quality of life

When The (Work) Day Is Through

Choosing a place that offers employees quality of life with a wide variety of recreation and leisure options is key to your next location.
PIP International Canada

Slate Asset Management To Develop 800 Acres In Hamilton, Ontario

Slate Asset Management will redevelop a Hamilton, Ontario site into a world-class industrial park with a focus on job creation, economic growth, and environmental sustainability.
Stellantis Ontario

Stellantis Picks Ontario, Canada For Major Electric Vehicle Investments

Stellantis will retool and modernize plants, build two new electric vehicle and EV battery technology R&D centers in Windsor and Brampton.
Dot Foods Distribution Center

Dot Foods Investing Over $89M In Two New Distribution Centers

Dot Foods will build a $39M distribution center in Ingersoll, Ontario, and a $50.5M operation in Manchester, TN.
Canadarm MDA Brampton Ontario NASA

MDA Unveils Ontario Global HQ, Space Robotics Centre Of Excellence

MDA's nearly $80M City of Brampton facility will be home to Canadarm3 and over 700 highly-skilled employees at the forefront of the global space economy.
foreign direct investment

Foreign Direct Investment: A Foreign Affair

States are vying to attract foreign direct investment funds as cross border investments pump much needed funds into local economies.

Rankings & Awards

Business Facilities magazine

Don’t Miss Out! 2022 Deal Of The Year Deadline Extended

Submissions for Business Facilities’ 2022 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards will now be accepted until Thursday, December 15, 2022. Winners will be featured in the January/February 2023 issue of Business Facilities.
September / October 2022 Issue

September / October 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 5)

Business Facilities' September / October 2022 issue takes a look at sites for advanced manufacturing and finding tech talent. Plus, cybersecurity, semiconductors, and more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Spotlight

Location Spotlight: Topeka, Kansas

With three top universities in the area and connectivity via major interstates, Topeka, Kansas is rich with opportunity. Visit the GO Topeka Economic Partnership to learn more.

Business Facilities Featured Location Videos

[VIDEO] Made Possible in Lehigh Valley

The region has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing economies in the nation and is just a short drive away from major mid-Atlantic cities including New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington D.C.