The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) is Canada’s most comprehensive network of international business professionals. The TCS helps companies navigate the complexities of international markets and make better business decisions. On the ground in more than 160 cities worldwide, the TCS is gaining market intelligence, uncovering opportunities for Canadian companies and helping reduce business costs and risks. The TCS is a free service of the Government of Canada, helping companies prepare for international markets, assess market potential, find qualified contacts and resolve business problems. The TCS and EDC work in close collaboration to support Canadian exporters and investors of all sizes to help them succeed in international markets.