Past Posts

Nov 2020
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Investing in Oceantech: The Benefits of Dropping an Anchor on Canada’s East Coast by: Rebecca Skinner, Investor Services Advisor, Atlantic, Invest in Canada

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.
Oct 2020
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Canada: A playground for Cleantech companies by: Nathalie Béchamp, Chief, Investor Services, Invest in Canada

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.
Oct 2020
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Canada’s Resilience Makes it an Ideal Place to Invest Post-COVID-19 by: The Hon. Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade & Ian McKay, CEO, Invest in Canada

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.
Oct 2020
Lab with computers

On the Cutting Edge: Canada is where you need to be for MedTech by: Daniel Dooks, Regional Director, Atlantic, Invest in Canada

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.  
Sep 2020
Woman Coding on Computer

Canada’s advantage for AI: An ecosystem fuelled by talent and innovation by: Karicia Quiroz, Research Manager & Anam Elahi, Business Analyst, Invest in Canada

Canada is a leader in the global AI landscape, recognized internationally for the quality of its research, skilled talent pool, and its contributions to AI innovation. Learn more about what makes Canada a global leader in AI.
Sep 2020
street sign indicating electric and hydrogen stations ahead

Hydrogen: An Emerging Innovation in Canada's Renewable Energy Industry by: Francis Campbell, Analyst, Research, Invest in Canada

The world is headed into an unprecedented energy transition, and Canada is poised to lead that transition. Find out why emerging industries like hydrogen and cleantech will be essential to Canada's energy leadership in the future.
Aug 2020
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Canada's FDI Numbers for Q2 and the Economic Effects of COVID-19 by: Francis Campbell, Analyst, Research & Bruce Hillcoat, Senior Writer, Invest in Canada

Statistics Canada released its Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) report for the second quarter (Q2) of 2020. Find out more about how COVID-19 has affected Canada's FDI Inflow.
Aug 2020
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Why Immigration and Talent Make Canada the Ideal Choice for Investors by: Dejan Velichkov, Senior Investor Services Advisor, Invest in Canada

Canada’s immigration and talent attraction programs are leading the world, providing opportunity for global companies and for families. Find out more.
Jul 2020
Woman in Lab

Canada’s Pandemic Response Shows Life Sciences Leadership by: Ian G. McKay, CEO, Invest in Canada

During COVID-19, Canada focused on protection and preparation. Find out how Canada's life sciences sector has innovated as the country transitions to economic recovery.