Statement by Minister Bains on the release of the Investment Canada Act Annual Report

Ottawa, August 4, 2016—The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, today published the Investment Canada Act Annual Report, 2015–2016. The report provides information regarding the administration of the Act, including the types and number of investments in Canada by non-Canadians as well as investors' countries of origin. In a demonstration of greater transparency and accountability, high-level information regarding the administration of the Act's national security provisions is also provided for the first time since those provisions were enacted in 2009.

Investment Canada Act Annual Report, 2015–16

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