Canada's Resilience Promises New Opportunities

Ian McKay, CEO, Invest in Canada

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During this COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s priority has been one of protection and preparation: protecting people’s health and safety while preparing business for a smooth transition to recovery.

By following the advice of Canada’s public health officials, this entire country—our citizens, business people and political leaders—have been working together to make sure we are well-positioned for a strong and resilient economic transition that will see more global investors choosing Canada in the weeks, months and years ahead.

This confidence I have in Canada’s resilience comes not only from past experience, but also what I am presently seeing and hearing from others.

One recent conversation that stands out involved a representative of one of Canada’s most important trade and investment partners, who believes Canada’s collective response to this crisis has been more effective than any other country in the world, particularly in terms of listening to the health experts, responding quickly, and delivering meaningful government support programs.

The proof is in the present

What kind of government support programs were being referenced? Let’s take a look at specific actions taken by the Government of Canada that global investors will want to know about.

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