Featured success stories

Woman paddling looking out on the water

Nova Craft Canoe: The path of the paddle

From a backyard start-up to a Canadian export success story, Nova Craft Canoe shares Canadian values and culture with the world.

For more than 50 years, IMAX has given us the gift of revolutionary filmmaking.

The Great Human Adventure

IMAX celebrates half a century of big-screen films, shattering the boundaries of cinematic storytelling

Sea Star Seafoods: The Atlantic’s Flagship

Sea Star Seafoods: The Atlantic’s Flagship

A family tradition since 1894, and a growing business since its launch in 1983. The art of selling salt fish.

Canadian management consulting company CowaterSogema

CowaterSogema: Driven to Make a Difference

The story of Canadian management consulting company CowaterSogema is a story about taking risks, dreaming big and making a positive impact felt around the world.

Backcountry ski equipment producer G3

G3: Pushing the Boundaries of the Backcountry

This is the story of a young entrepreneur who turned a home-based start-up, G3, into one of the most successful producers of backcountry ski equipment in North America.

Montreal touring show Cavalia

Cavalia: From dark horse to crowd favourite

The story of Montreal touring show Cavalia is a story about inspiration, opportunity and how taking risk by the reins can put you in the spotlight.

British Columbia wind and water sports company Ocean Rodeo

Ocean Rodeo: From Childhood Dreams to Commercial Success

The story of British Columbia wind and water sports company Ocean Rodeo is a story about passion, collaboration, risk and opportunity.

Canadian seismic equipment and data company Nanometrics

Nanometrics: Finding opportunity in uncertain places

From exploring the world’s most volatile places to expanding to frontier markets, Canadian seismic equipment and data company Nanometrics made its name taking risks and reaping the rewards.

Nova Scotia safety education and simulator manufacturing company Survival Systems Limited

Survival Systems: In the Business of Saving Lives

The story of Nova Scotia safety education, R&D, and simulator manufacturing company Survival Systems Limited is a story about managing risks, defying the odds, and being prepared for any situation.

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Mining equipment

H2 Tek: Getting a meeting with the giants

Success Story Cleantech vendor gets introduced to the world’s largest mining companies thanks to the EDC Business Connection Program

Sample video of REAL by FAKE’s work

REAL by FAKE: Planting a flag in Hollywood

Success Story This Montreal-based visual effects and post-production outfit got EDC support to acquire a company closer to their customers

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Ciele Athletics: Performance, protection and seamless style

Success Story With EDC’s Export Guarantee Program, this hat company hit the ground running in the United States

TilesInspired owners

TilesInspired hits a wall with trade questions, gets answers from EDC

Success Story Discover EDC Export Help Hub

Aerial view of oil rig

‘Confidence, connections and cash’ helped this energy company succeed internationally

Success Story This family-founded onshore drilling company prospered using EDC’s products throughout its growth.

Person speaking to a doctor via video chat on their mobile phone

Dialogue: Making health care accessible from your smartphone

Success Story This telehealth company, Dialogue, took its technology to Germany with help from EDC’s Export Guarantee Program.

Accessing EDC Porfolio Credit Insurance and Export Guaranty program gave Marianne Bertrand the ability to grow and go global.

Muttluks: How a dog accessory company went global

Success Story Two EDC products gave Muttluks the confidence to try sales in the U.S.

Tornado Spectral Systems manufactures chemical analysis and measurement products. Photo features science test tubes.

Tornado Spectral Systems: Shedding light on chemical measurement around the globe

Success Story With EDC’s support, this chemical analysis and measurement company has taken on international contracts from all over the world.

Boats on the water

Aquatic Life: How a small-town business catapulted onto the global stage

Success Story Through the EDC Business Connection Program, this water monitoring solutions company gained the attention of a multinational mining giant.

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