Automakers have taken note of the shift towards sustainable mobility solutions and are now racing to build electric vehicles (EV), zero-emission vehicles (ZEV) and connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) to meet increasing demand. With a rich automotive history, skilled talent and a robust ecosystem, the province of Ontario is well-positioned to be the epicentre of the next generation of mobility solutions.
In Canada, the world’s most ambitious global mining companies have a head start. Canada’s mining industry is well-established and world-renowned, containing over 10 million square kilometres of diverse geological regions, extensive mineral deposits and expertise built on centuries of mining history. Canada is endowed with unbeatable potential in mining and is keen to invite the world to invest.
As the CEO of Invest in Canada, I am constantly in contact with international executives—assessing and addressing the
US cybersecurity firms have continuously chosen to invest in Canada and the reasons why are numerous. Canada currently ranks 6th in the world for cybersecurity venture capital deals and is the 6th most secure nation in terms of cybersecurity protection. Many global companies are already recognizing Canada’s strengths as a cybersecurity hub, and a high number of deals and projects are flowing into the country from the US.
The Alberta economy is undergoing a transformation.
According to the OECD, the global oceans economy is forecast to double in value to $3 trillion by 2030, representing significant opportunity for global investors. With the world’s longest coastline, the largest Arctic ocean region, and some of the world’s most productive waters, Canada is well-positioned to take advantage of this growing global industry, and investors from Europe and around the world are taking notice. Take a deep dive into the ocean economy on Canada’s East Coast.
Recovery from the economic dislocation caused by the pandemic must align with reducing the negative impact of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Through our work with global investors, we know that same vision is informing the way investment decisions are being made around the world. Fortunately, Canada offers what KPMG LLP calls a “playground for cleantech”, where investments into low-carbon energy and technology have great potential to rebuild the economy in a sustainable way.
The pandemic is still with us, and it will be for some time to come. So, while our main focus needs to remain on protecting the health and safety of our citizens, we must, at the same time, work towards economic recovery and create business opportunities for global investors post-COVID.
Read on to discover more about Canada’s compelling life sciences industry, of which medtech is a significant part—as well as the unique advantages found in Atlantic Canada.