Past Posts

Oct 2021
ethylene cracker facility in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

Canada to be home to the world’s first net-zero carbon emissions ethylene plant by: Rahmat Kassam, Senior Investor Services Advisor & Emily Kneteman, Regional Director, Alberta, Invest in Canada

U.S.-based Dow has announced plans for a major brownfield investment at its existing site in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, north of Edmonton.
Aug 2021
person playing video games

Game on! Canada’s emerging eSports industry offers investment opportunities by: Anam Elahi, Business Analyst, Invest in Canada

The eSports revolution has taken hold worldwide—and Canada is emerging as a major player.

Jul 2021
canola field

Canola: the next big thing in renewable energy and plant-based protein by: Surya Narsinghani, Investor Services Advisor, Invest in Canada

An evolution is afoot with canola crops in Canada. Once simply a source of oil, Canadian farmers and companies are now using canola in innovative ways to minimize environmental impact and contribute to a cleaner future.
Jul 2021
person using a microscope

Life sciences in Ontario and Québec: a corridor of collaboration by: Samantha Caldwell, Investor Services Advisor, Ontario & Samantha Khoury, Investor Services Advisor, Québec, Invest in Canada

Remarkable innovation and collaboration have occurred throughout the life sciences industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. This collaboration was also seen in one of Canada’s strongest sectors—life sciences. Through the provinces of Québec and Ontario, the Québec City - Windsor Corridor represents a hotspot of innovation, talent, collaboration and industry clusters– all a signature of what Canada has to offer global investors in life sciences.
Jul 2021
Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster and Invest in Canada

Invest In Canada: Leading Global Business Innovation With The Digital Technology Supercluster by: Invest in Canada

Canada is aiming to become a global player in developing new innovations and technologies. The Digital Technology Supercluster, a collaboration-focused consortium of emerging companies, think tanks and academic institutions, will be key to that transformation.
Jun 2021
ocean technology

Ocean Technology in Canada Thrives from Coast to Coast to Coast by: Megan Henwood, Investor Services Advisor, B.C & The North, and Rebecca Skinner, Investor Services Advisor, Atlantic Canada

Canada is truly an ocean nation. With the largest Arctic Ocean territory and the longest coastline in the world, it is no surprise that the ocean technologies (oceantech) are a driver of Canada’s economy. More than seven million people call Canada’s coasts home, and a significant number of global companies, high-tech innovators, research institutes and industry associations make up an oceantech innovation ecosystem spanning from coast to coast to coast.
Jun 2021
container ship at sea

Why Canada is a leader in ammonia, a fuel of the future by: Philippe Ferland, Business Analyst, Invest in Canada

The world is undergoing an unprecedented energy transition and Canada is uniquely positioned to supply clean energy for the globe. Ammonia—a stable, easy to transport carbon-free fuel, with applications as a medium to carry hydrogen—is emerging as a fuel of the future.
Apr 2021
skyline of Montrel with Scale AI and Invest in Canada logo

How are Canadian businesses making AI central to the future economy? by: Invest in Canada

Canada is already a global leader in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, but the Scale AI Supercluster—a consortium of think tanks, academic research groups and emerging companies focused on collaboration—wants to make it the best in the world.
Mar 2021
Tractor in agriculture field

Canada’s food supply chains offer a harvest of investment opportunities by: Jordan Gaw, Regional Director, Prairies, Invest in Canada

As food security and safety become more important than ever, Canada’s strengths in plant proteins and agri-food will help it feed the world. Canada’s agricultural production contributes more than $110 billion annually to GDP and the agri-food industry employs 2.3 million Canadians.