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Ahead of the

Canada consistently ranks as one of the best places in the world to do business and is expected to lead the G20 as the most favourable business environment in the next 5 years. Canada offers global investors competitive operating costs and a business-friendly tax environment. It’s no wonder the largest Fortune 500 firms and other forward-thinking companies choose to expand to Canada.

Canada’s competitive advantages

Steady population growth

Canada is the fastest growing country in the G7 by population.

Solid support for R&D

Canada offers one of the most generous R&D tax incentives to businesses in the G7.

Competitive inflation rate

Canada’s inflation rate is the 2nd lowest in the G7 and lower than the OECD average.

Business-friendly tax environment

Canada’s federal government corporate income tax rate and marginal effective tax rate (METR) are among the lowest in the G7. Companies in Canada enjoy tax advantages that are among the most beneficial in the world. Other business-friendly incentives include:

  • Reduced tax rates for zero-emission technology manufacturers
  • Zero tariffs on inputs and machinery imports for manufacturing
  • Tax credits for foreign-owned businesses conducting research in Canada
  • Tax credits for clean technologies

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“Canada’s competitiveness is a critical asset for our operations across the country. A highly skilled and diverse talent pool, as well as a stable regulatory process promoting innovation are fundamental for our company.”

Andrew Mutch, President, Michelin Canada

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