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Industry-Specific Resources


Industry Guides
Export Development Canada (EDC)
EDC provides guidance and information on how to pursue opportunities in various industries with a selection of industry-specific guides and white papers.

Canadian Association of Importers and Exporters (I.E. Canada)
I.E. Canada represents and educates importers and exporters and advocates on their behalf to influence change. Membership includes importers, exporters, distributors and agents as well as custom brokers, lawyers, accountants, freight and shipping companies, airlines, banks and foreign trade promotion offices.

Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)
CFIB has been a big voice for small business for 35 years with 105,000+ members nationwide in every sector.

Directory of Business and Trade Associations / Organizations
Industry Canada
This site provides a comprehensive list of Canadian trade associations and organizations.

Public Policy Advocacy on Business Issues
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
As the national leader in public policy advocacy on business issues, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to foster a strong, competitive, and profitable economic environment that benefits not only business, but all Canadians.

Light Manufacturing

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME)
CME promotes the competitiveness of Canadian manufacturers and enables the success of Canadian exporters in markets around the world.

Industrial Sector Information
Industry Canada
Industry Canada’s Trade Team Canada Sectors bring government and industry together to coordinate national trade development planning and activities in key industries. This includes in-depth, industry-specific analysis and information on Canadian business. Find your sector alphabetically or search by company directory.


Agricultural Financial Services Corporation (AFSC)
AFSC has provided Alberta farmers with hail insurance for over 60 years, and has grown into a diverse corporation with several core businesses, including crop insurance, farm loans, commercial loans and farm-income disaster assistance.

Agri-Food Export Group Quebec-Canada
Agri-Food Export Group Quebec-Canada provides a valuable link between exporters and their markets, a crucial gateway between the public and private sector, and the financial partner of Montreal’s Salon International de l’Alimentation (SIAL). Agri-Food Export Group helps increase the visibility of Quebec products for worldwide enjoyment.

Canadian Grain Commission
The Canadian Grain Commission is the regulator of Canada’s grain-handling industry. As a scientific leader in grain quality research, it certifies the quality and quantity of Canadian grain shipments.

Fisheries and Aquaculture
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
The Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture website provides information regarding the fishery and aquaculture, an industry filled with exciting economic opportunities, in Newfoundland and Labrador. The fishery remains a dynamic and growing industry this province, with annual production values of over $1 billion in recent years.

Food Safety and Environmental Standards
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Canada is internationally recognized for safe, high-quality agriculture and food products. Our goal is to make Canada's reputation as a leader in food safety and environmental standards a benchmark for the world. Our Agri-Food Trade Service provides access to market information, trade counseling and export support activities.

Market Information
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
This site provides centralized access to market information, trade counseling, export support activities and trade fairs, which guide the exporter from initial inquiry to foreign market. Specifically offers information for businesses involved in processed food and beverages, food distribution, Canadian consumers and biomass.

Nova Scotia Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture
This website gives you a range of information on the activities of Nova Scotia fisheries and aquaculture, as well as information or links to financial resources, registration and licensing, market and business development and more.

Trade Statistics
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Features Agri-Food Trade Service trade statistics including reports of Canadian imports and exports by country; data containing agri-food, seafood trade and socio-economic political data; reports illustrating Canada's import and export trade progress for agri-food; and more.


Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC)
AIAC is a member-driven, not-for-profit, national organization that promotes and facilitates Canadian competitiveness in the global aerospace industry.


International Trade Training

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