Canada

Certified sites

Digging In With Shovel-Ready Sites

Being prepared for any and every corporate relocation or expansion scenario is vital for any community seeking new business ventures. Certified sites are a good start.
2021 Economic Development Deal of the Year

2021 Economic Development Deal Of The Year: Impact Awards

For 2021, Business Facilities introduced 16 Impact Awards as the latest addition to the Economic Deal of the Year Awards.
EY Finance Centre of Excellence in Calgary skyline

Alberta Picked For EY Finance Centre Of Excellence

First Canadian-based EY Finance Centre of Excellence will be located in Calgary, is expected to create 200 jobs over the next three years.
Montréal, Québec

Kyndryl Creating New Cloud Innovation Center In Québec

The bilingual technology services center in Montréal is expected to create nearly 500 new IT jobs in the next five years.
Sinova Global

Sinova Global To Establish Silicon Metal Refining Plant In Tennessee

Canada-based quartz supplier Sinova Global will invest $150 million to establish manufacturing operations in Tennessee; will create 140 jobs.
L3Harris

L3Harris Opens $110M Ontario Facility

The state-of-the art Watertown facility supports L3Harris’ strategic growth initiatives, is expected to create 250 jobs over the next four years.
Startup Ecosystems

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.
Fort Saskatchewan

Dow To Build World’s First Net-Zero Carbon Emissions Ethylene Complex

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta site selected due to availability of carbon capture infrastructure, competitive feedstocks and attractive government partnerships.
Li-Cycle

Canada’s Li-Cycle Plans EV Battery Recycling Facility In Alabama

Tuscaloosa facility will allow Li-Cycle Holdings Corp. to meet growing demand for lithium-ion battery recycling.

Air Products To Build World’s Largest Hydrogen Network In Edmonton

Aurum Energy Park will be home to a $1.3-billion, net-zero hydrogen network that will become operational in 2024.
Edmonton

Labatt Breweries Invests $55M In Edmonton Expansion

As part of its $94.4 million province-wide capital investment program, Labatt Breweries recently invested $54.8 million in Edmonton.
Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy: The Power Of Change

In order to meet consumer demand and the long-term goal of net-zero energy emissions by 2050, production of renewables must expand dramatically.
quality of life

Quality of Life: Working Where It’s Great To Live

Take our quality of life tour and paddle your way through our showcase of locations that have it all: a live/work/play balance with lots of choices for the live and play parts.
Nash County, NC

Crump Group To Create 160 Jobs In North Carolina

The Crump Group, a Canadian pet treats manufacturer, will invest $13.2M to establish its first U.S. production facility in Nash County, NC. 
Amazon robotics, Alberta

Amazon Expands With Alberta’s First Amazon Robotics Fulfillment Center

Amazon will open its first Amazon robotics fulfillment center in Alberta, Canada, creating more than 1,000 jobs Parkland County.
Netflix Toronto

Netflix Expanding In Canada With Toronto Office

Building on the success of uniquely Canadian shows such as Schitt’s Creek, Netflix will work with Canadian creators to bring stories from Canada to the world.
shipping

Top Logistics Hubs: Delivering The Goods

The disruptions caused by the pandemic fueled skyrocketing shipping costs, which should ease as market fundamentals return to something resembling normal this year.
Global Supply Chain

Rethinking The Global Supply Chain

The massive disruptions of the global supply chain that occurred in 2020 during the pandemic have increased momentum for the reshoring of manufacturing jobs to the United States, primarily from China.
Edmonton

Edmonton, Alberta: On The Short List For Global Players

The Edmonton Metro region is an innovative hub of emerging growth sectors with a diverse and talented population creating opportunities for investment right now. 
MineConnect

Nevada, Canada To Open Mining Incubator In Elko, NV

MineConnect will give rural Northeastern Nevada access to the heart of the Canadian mining industry.
tax credits

Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
2024 GLOBAL RANKINGS

U.S., Brazil, Canada Top Foreign Direct Investment Rankings

Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report showcases economic development activity worldwide, including Renewable Energy and AI Growth Hubs.
METRO RANKINGS 2

Phoenix, Austin, Memphis Are Top Manufacturing, Logistics Metros

Foreign Direct Investment was drawn to Texas, Michigan leads Automotive, and Georgia moves to top of EV ranking in State section of Business Facilities 20th Annual Rankings Report.

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.