Mar 2023
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Canada outperforms 5- and 10-year historic FDI averages in Q4 2022 by: Invest in Canada

As 2022 came to a close, foreign direct investment (FDI) in Canada remained steady with Statistics Canada reporting quarterly net inflows of $17.2 billion in the fourth quarter of 2022, a figure 21.5% higher than the 10-year quarterly and 17% greater than the five-year quarterly average. Total net inflows for the year reached $68.5 billion, the second highest level since 2014.  

Mar 2023
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Major reinvestment from AstraZeneca confirms Canada’s vital role in clinical trials by: Invest in Canada

On February 27, 2023, one day before Rare Disease Day, U.K.-based biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca and Alexion, its U.S.-based subsidiary focused on rare diseases, announced a $500 million investment in Mississauga, Ontario.

The investment will expand the existing AstraZeneca R&D Hub and also create a new Alexion Development Hub for rare diseases. This major reinvestment in Canada’s life sciences sector is expected to create 500 scientific and high-tech jobs within two years.  

Feb 2023
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FDI 101 – Priority industries for FDI in Canada by: Invest in Canada

From cleantech and EVs to plant-protein and life sciences, Canada attracts foreign direct investment in diverse industries. Learn how in our FDI 101 series.
Feb 2023
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FDI 101 – How collaboration propels FDI into Canada by: Invest in Canada

Collaboration is key to attracting foreign direct investment in Canada. Find out why in our FDI 101 series.
Feb 2023
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FDI 101 – What is FDI? by: Invest in Canada

Learn what foreign direct investment is and why global companies choose Canada in our FDI 101 series.
Jan 2023
Laurel Broten

2023: Here’s what to expect from Invest in Canada by: Laurel Broten, CEO, Invest in Canada

In 2023, Invest in Canada will continue to focus on attracting foreign direct investment projects (FDI) that better the lives of Canadians.
Dec 2022
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Steady as she goes: Q3 2022 FDI inflows reach $18.7 billion by: Invest in Canada

Invest in Canada breaks down foreign direct investment (FDI) results for the third quarter of 2022. Learn more.
Oct 2022
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FDI is vital to continued aerospace growth in Canada by: Tamaïka Jumelle, Regional Director, Quebec, Invest in Canada

As part of the world’s electric revolution, the Canadian aerospace industry has its sights set on creating a greener world. Learn how.
Oct 2022
Laurel Broten

Five questions for Laurel Broten, Invest in Canada’s new Chief Executive Officer by: Invest in Canada

Hear from Laurel Broten, Invest in Canada’s new CEO, about her goals for the future of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Canada.
Sep 2022
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Tremendous growth in reinvested earnings: Global companies show long-term faith in Canada by: Invest in Canada

Foreign direct investment (FDI) continued to grow the second quarter of 2022, creating tremendous opportunities for Canada. Learn more.
Aug 2022
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Umicore chooses Canada for first-of-its-kind EV battery materials plant by: Invest in Canada

Belgium-based Umicore announced a $1.5 billion investment in an electric vehicle (EV) battery facility in Loyalist, Ontario. Learn more.
Jul 2022
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FDI brings new vitality to Canada’s life sciences sector by: Invest in Canada

Canada’s life sciences industry includes world-class research institutions, business incubators and healthcare institutions. Find out more.