Featured success stories

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.

Montreal high-end bicycle manufacturing company Argon 18

Argon 18: Made in Canada. Made to win.

The story of Montreal high-end bicycle manufacturing company Argon 18 is a story about perseverance, challenge and innovation. And about how steering through these variables successfully can keep you in the lead.

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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Aspin Kemp & Associates

Aspin Kemp & Associates

Success Story This company secured contracts worth more than $140 million thanks, in part, to EDC’s Account Performance Security Guarantee.

Open Farm

Open Farm

Success Story Direct lending from EDC helped this ethically-sourced pet food company expand into the United States.

AvenEx Coating Technologies Inc.

AvenEx Coating Technologies Inc.

Success Story EDC helped finance this company’s equipment, allowing it to grow from two to 1,000 employees in just four years.

Custom food truck company, Food Trucks International

Food Trucks International

Success Story After accessing additional working capital with help from EDC, this food truck company landed a top customer.

Underwater robotics company Kraken Robotics Inc.

Kraken Robotics Inc.

Success Story This St. John’s, Nfld., company used EDC’s financing to secure advance payments from customers, allowing it to take on new business and expand into new markets.

Dartmouth, N.S. company MetOcean Telematics

MetOcean Telematics

Success Story This Dartmouth, N.S., company used two EDC services — the first allowed it to free up operating funds while the second helped facilitate two international acquisitions — one in the U.K. and one in California.

Nova Scotia fisheries giant Gidney Fisheries Limited

Gidney Fisheries Limited

Success Story This Nova Scotia fisheries giant used EDC’s accounts receivable insurance to secure deals in uncharted markets and grow internationally.

Montreal manufacturer WATERAX Inc.

WATERAX Inc.

Success Story This Montreal manufacturer secured a long-sought-after Chilean client after EDC intervened with its matchmaking service.

Winnipeg specialty food company Piccola Cucina

Piccola Cucina

Success Story This Winnipeg specialty food company kept exporting after a bad first foray, thanks to EDC’s insurance.

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