Export Development Canada’s Executive Team shares its views on exporting trends, global trade news, and what lies ahead for EDC and Canada’s business owners.


Seventy-five years…and still counting

Blog November 21, 2019 EDC President and CEO Mairead Lavery looks ahead to the next 75 years.

Female manager leans while addressing team at board meeting

EDC’s stakeholders: showing the way forward!

Blog June 12, 2019 EDC has been holding stakeholder panels for 14 years, but this was my inaugural event as President and CEO


5 challenges for women exporters and how to overcome them

Blog August 03, 2018 Between 13-16% of Canadian small and medium-sized businesses are women owned, but only 7% export products or services. A Twitter chat reveals how more women can benefit from international sales.

Seizing cleantech opportunities

Seizing the opportunities cleantech offers

Blog May 11, 2018 Canada’s cleantech sector is brimming with potential and it’s on the right path.

successful change management tips for a growing organization

3 tips for successful change management in a growing organization

Blog April 11, 2018 EDC’s Mairead Lavery shares 3 tips for change management success.

Opportunities for women entrepreneurs in International Trade

Why women entrepreneurs are important to Canada and international trade

Blog March 08, 2018 On March 8th, EDC celebrated International Women’s Day. Learn why women entrepreneurs are so important to international trade.

Helping canadian exporters

Helping Canadian customers and supporting the trade agenda

Blog January 29, 2018 Considers for the environment and women- and indigenous-owned businesses are all key focuses at EDC.

Unique Selling Proposition

Competitive advantage: Defining your unique selling proposition for new markets

Video August 25, 2017 A Unique Sales Proposition is a summary of what makes your company different and sets you apart from the competition.

Exporters consider new markets

Why Canadian exporters should consider new markets

Blog September 26, 2016 Learn how the OECD’s 35 countries could be prime new markets for your Canadian goods and services, and how to overcome the barriers.

Attending to customers needs: Be where they are

Attending to customers needs: Be where they are

Article August 15, 2016 Investing in operations abroad can have key benefits for growth. Acadian Seaplants exports to 80 markets around the world and has employees in 11 countries.