Why Invest in Canada?

Innovation + Stability = Profitability

If you are looking for a dynamic and prosperous country in which to invest, innovate, grow or expand your business on the world stage, Think Canada!

Canada welcomes foreign business investments and offers many competitive advantages:

A welcoming business environment

Canada is the best country in the G-20 to do business, according to both Forbes and Bloomberg.

Source: Forbes and Bloomberg

A strong growth record

Canada led all G-7 countries in economic growth over the past decade (2004–2013).

Source: The World Bank

Unparalleled market access

Once CETA comes into force, foreign investors in Canada will have assured preferential access to both NAFTA and the EU - a vibrant market with a combined GDP of US$38 trillion, or nearly one-half of the world’s output of goods and services.

Source: The World Bank

A highly educated workforce

Canada’s workforce is the most highly educated among members of the OECD, with half of its working-age population having a tertiary level education.

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Low business tax costs

Total business tax costs in Canada are by far the lowest in the G-7 and 46 percent lower than those in the United States.

Source: KPMG

Competitive R&D environment

Canada offers the lowest business costs in the G-7 for R&D-intensive sectors, with a 15.8 percent cost advantage over the United States.

Source: KPMG

Financial stability

For the seventh consecutive year, the World Economic Forum has declared Canada’s banking system to be the soundest in the world.

Source: World Economic Forum

A great place to invest, work, and live

Canada is one of the most multicultural countries in the world, with world-class universities, a universal health care system and clean and friendly cities. The OECD’s Better Life Index shows Canada as best in the G-7 in terms of overall living conditions and quality of life.

Source: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development