More Jobs, Stronger Economy
Invest in Canada works with our economic development partners across the country to identify and attract the most committed global companies to invest in Canada for the long term. For Canadians, these commitments mean jobs, sustainability and growth for years to come.
Through investment, reinvestment, and mergers and acquisitions (M&As), global businesses help keep Canadian industries innovative and competitive. Modern FDI creates global connections that open new markets and opportunities for Canadian goods and services. And there’s job creation: foreign-owned global companies operating in Canada employed 2.5 million Canadians in 2019.
Global technology powerhouse Siemens is celebrating 110 years in Canada. Find out how its 2,500 employees are fuelling a smarter, more sustainable future.
Global mining company Rio Tinto employs over 12,000 people across Canada. Learn about its investment in Labrador City and its focus on a greener future.
Video game giant Ubisoft is supporting $950 million in new investments 25 years after its arrival in Canada. Find out what that means for Canadians.
2021 in review
Invest in Canada and our partners helped FDI reach a 15-year high in Canada in 2021. See the highlights.
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In 2021, Invest in Canada helped facilitate investments in future-looking industries, from advanced manufacturing to agri-food, mining, life sciences and cleantech.
34,155 jobs forecasted for 2021 from FDI
Source: fDi Markets, PitchBook
Retrieved: May 24, 2022
Canada’s manufacturing industry received the greatest value of FDI inflows in 2021
Source: Statistics Canada, Table
Retrieved: May 24, 2022)
Ones to watch: Life Sciences &
In 2021, Invest in Canada and our partners supported investments from six global life sciences and pharmaceutical companies, for a total of $1.7 billion.Find out why the industry is one to watch