DOING BUSINESS IN CANADA

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Doing business in CanadaIn Canada, we are building the economy of the future. We have the resources, the people, and the expertise, and our 15 free trade agreements give you access to 1.5 billion consumers in over 51 countries. If you’re looking for a second home, Canada is your answer.

— Laurel Broten, CEO,
Invest in Canada
Doing business in Canada
Canada produces a large and growing number of both Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) and Business, Humanities, Arts, Social Science and Education (BHASE) graduates at all levels. (Photo: Invest In Canada)

  FAST FACTS

Population (2023): 40,097,761¹
Largest Cities (2022): Toronto (6,202,225); Montreal (4,291,732); Vancouver (2,642,825); Calgary (1,481,806); Edmonton (1,418,118)²
GDP (2021): $2.1 trillion CDN¹

¹Statistics Canada
²Census Metropolitan Area

  TARGETED GROWTH SECTORS

Electric Vehicle Battery Supply Chain: Canada is the best place to invest in this transformative industry because every stage of the battery EV supply chain can be located within its borders.


Energy Transition: Canada is the global leader in combining an abundant supply of clean energy with the advanced technologies needed to support a worldwide transition to a low-carbon future. Canada is home to some of the most transformative clean energy projects in the world.


Agribusiness: Canada offers a world-leading agricultural and agri-food sector, with access to the largest markets in the world. Canada is also a leader in ag-tech, including the growing plant protein market.

  TOP PROJECTS 

COMPANY
CITY
JOBS
Northvolt
Montreal, QC
3,000
Volkswagen
St. Thomas, ON
3,000
Astrazeneca
Mississauga, ON
500
BHP Jansen Potash Project
Leroy, SK
900
Michelin
Bridgewater, NS
70

FEATURED LOCATIONS

Middlesex County Economic Development, Ontario, CanadaWelcome to Middlesex County. Strategically located in the heart of Southwestern Ontario, Middlesex County offers both urban and rural advantages.  Surrounding the City of London, and only 2 hours from Toronto and Detroit, Middlesex County is home to eight municipalities; each containing a variety of communities offering some of the best investment opportunities in Canada.

  EDUCATED WORKFORCE

Canada has the most highly educated workforce in the world, including more than 2.8 million STEM graduates. Multiple immigration programs bring international workers into the country quickly.

  TOP BUSINESS FACILITIES RANKINGS

#3 FDI (Worldwide)
2023 Global Rankings
Top 10 Installed Wind Power
2023 Global Rankings
Top 10 Artificial Intelligence (Cap. Investment)
2023 Global Rankings
Top 10 Financial Centers (N. America): Toronto
2023 Global Rankings
Top 5 FDI (Cap. Investment): Ontario
2023 State Rankings
Top 5 FDI (Projects): Ontario
2023 State Rankings
Top 10 FDI (Projects): Quebec
2023 State Rankings
Top 5 Smart Cities: Toronto
2023 Global Rankings
#1 Food Processing: Brampton, ON
2023 Metro Rankings
#1 Tech Talent Leaders (labor pool under 50K): Waterloo Region, ON
2023 Metro Rankings

From the July / August 2023 issue of Business Facilities

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