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Future-proofing Toronto

Waterfront regeneration brings opportunity to future-proof Toronto

The use of smart technology – including a high-speed fibre optic pipe and the embracing of the latest in cloud technology – in the regeneration of Toronto's waterfront areas is securing the city's future as a leading hi-tech destination. 

Southern Ontario success at any size

Southern Ontario: success at any size

While its largest city, Toronto, captures most of the international attention afforded to the Canadian province of Ontario, the investment strategies of three of its smaller cities – Mississauga, Hamilton and Waterloo – show that the area has considerable strength in depth.

Nova Scotia covers all bases

Nova Scotia covers all bases

The relatively small and quiet Canadian province of Nova Scotia manages to punch above its weight in the investment stakes, thanks in no small part to its economic development agency, which has taken a creative and thorough approach to attracting FDI.

Calgary: Canada's headquarters city

Calgary has the highest number of headquarters per capita in all of Canada thanks to the strength of the energy sector in the city. But businesses are also drawn to the city’s welcoming tax climate, quality of life and educated labour pool.

Quebecs different approach brings familiar results

Quebec's different approach brings familiar results

The province of Quebec stands out from the rest of Canada for myriad reasons. Its culture and language are obvious examples of this, but its proactive approach to attracting both investment and labour also give the region something to be proud of.

Canada seeks to improve China FDI links

The visit of a senior delegation of Chinese officials to Canada in July could signal a greater investment flow between the two countries.

Canada experiences downturn in FDI

Inward FDI into Canada has been in decline since September 2012, with data from March 2013 hitting a 12-month low.

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North America holds on to FDI lead

Despite recording a decline in project numbers of nearly 10%, North America was still the top performing region for FDI in 2012.

Quebec defies Canadian downturn in outward FDI

Canada experienced a decrease in its outbound FDI project numbers in 2012, but the province of Quebec defied this trend and recorded a significant increase.

Canada moves onwards and outwards

Canadian companies move onwards and outwards

Opinion is divided as to whether the unparalleled increase in outward Canadian FDI in 2011 was down to the country's strong economy or a dearth of domestic growth opportunities. Either way, it has propelled many Canadian companies – both large and small – into new territories.

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