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.

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Going the distance: 5 ways to build a virtual team

Blog May 07, 2020 Building a high-performing remote team takes a special skill-set. Here’s how to do it.

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Global Economic Outlook — Spring 2020

Guide April 30, 2020 As the world grapples with COVID-19 and a grim economic reality, Canadian exporters are facing new risks during these uncertain times. EDC’s updated Global Economic Outlook offers insight on these challenges to help you make better business decisions.

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EDC supports Canadian exporters during COVID-19

Blog March 16, 2020 EDC is here to help Canadian exporters navigate the impact of the coronavirus on their business.


Seventy-five years…and still counting

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

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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

EDC Human Rights Policy

Leading with values

Blog May 07, 2019 EDC released its first ever stand-alone Human Rights Policy.


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.

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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.