Aerospace and defence

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Canadian aerospace, space and defence firms, have built successful businesses in Canada for domestic and global markets. Canadian priorities encourage investment in knowledge-based businesses across the industrial spectrum, and a strong focus on innovation.

Canada supports its aerospace, space and defence industries through attractive investment fundamentals; leading-edge knowledge infrastructure; risk-sharing investments in technology development; commitment to investing in skills and research; and new business opportunities.

Canada's aerospace advantages

  • Proven market leader
  • Cutting-edge space technology
  • A strong R&D infrastructure across Canada
  • A highly skilled, educated and specialized workforce
  • NAFTA and worldwide export markets
  • Specialised and competitive clusters
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