Blog March 04, 2021 On International Women’s Day, EDC reaffirms its commitment to helping women overcome barriers.
Blog February 16, 2021 EDC and FCC are committed to working together to support the agriculture and agri-food sector.
Blog December 18, 2020 EDC’s Emiliano Introcaso and Ryan Oxley outline the rewards and risks of export payment terms.
Article December 09, 2020 FCC Releases their Trade Report outlining export diversification opportunities.
Report November 27, 2020 Demand for organic products is growing as people become more health-conscious, incomes rise, and retail distribution expands.
Blog November 10, 2020 A step-by-step guide to adding shipping processes to your online sales, easily and affordably.
Guide October 30, 2020 With a global market projected to exceed $3.3 trillion in 2022, Canada’s innovative cleantech companies must look abroad for opportunities to reach their potential
Article October 20, 2020 Maker of compostable takeout containers turns to EDC to help meet demand during COVID-19.
Blog October 14, 2020 Farm Credit Canada’s Craig Klemmer highlights key opportunities for agriculture during COVID-19
Article September 30, 2020 Read how the EDC BCAP Guarantee helped Good Natured Products get financing.
Report September 14, 2020 This EDC Global Trade report outlines the digital impacts on the economic recovery from COVID-19.
Blog September 08, 2020 COVID-19 has closed the doors of many retail stores, but it opened a huge window to online opportunities
Report August 20, 2020 Canada’s agriculture exports have been remarkably resilient during the COVID-19 crisis. Read this EDC Economics overview for a snapshot of this vital Canadian sector.
Article August 18, 2020 Ecopia is a Toronto-based tech company that uses artificial intelligence to make maps of the world.
Success Story From a backyard start-up to a Canadian export success story, Nova Craft Canoe shares Canadian values and culture with the world.
Blog August 13, 2020 EDC trade advisor Emiliano Introcaso explains four rules pertaining to the delivery of exported goods.
Blog July 27, 2020 COVID-19 evolved how entrepreneurs and executives think of change
Article July 10, 2020 We need to change mindsets and put the proper framework in place to help more women entrepreneurs take on the world.
Article June 15, 2020 Stepping up to support frontline workers
Article June 05, 2020 To avoid losing pre-payments for new machinery, this pottery company decided to insure them.
Guide March 11, 2020 The untapped potential to grow Canada’s commercial service export sector
Blog February 26, 2020 The Netherlands is a growing e-commerce hub for Canadian exporters.
Success Story This Montreal-based visual effects and post-production outfit got EDC support to acquire a company closer to their customers
Article February 07, 2020 Six myths that might be preventing you from exporting beyond Canada
Blog January 28, 2020 Canadians have made a name for themselves on the world stage when it comes to winter.
Blog December 06, 2019 The innovation imperative
Blog November 15, 2019 6 tips for Canadian brewers looking to sell outside of Canada from a beer blogger and EDC Trade Advisor.
Blog November 08, 2019 Read these tips to start or continue building your own cleantech company.
Article November 01, 2019 Corporate social responsibility isn’t just about risk management.
Blog October 11, 2019 Doing good can be very good for your bottom line.
Article October 03, 2019 Trade shows can be an important part of your business strategy.
Weekly Commentary August 22, 2019 You may not know it, but you are a data agency
Blog August 13, 2019 International markets can be fiercely competitive. Find out how to edge out the competition.
Blog July 29, 2019 Culture breaks down barriers and is a highly exportable service.
Success Story After accessing EDC Portfolio Credit Insurance, the environmental company saw sales grow by 60% and now exports to every continent
Blog April 23, 2019 When a Fortune 250 company in the United States acquired our home-grown Canadian company in 2014, we knew we’d made it in the solar energy industry.
Success Story This material handling company started out in a garage, but used EDC’s credit insurance and Business Connection Program to support its international growth and is now worth $35 million.
Blog April 04, 2019 For those of you who recognize that your online efforts might not be as stellar as they should be, you’re not alone. By the time you’ve finished reading this, you’ll know exactly what steps to take.
Article March 20, 2019 A positive outlook for the next 6 months
Blog February 25, 2019 One of the best things about going to trade shows is seeing what your competitors are up to.
Article January 23, 2019 If you hire employees who are originally from other countries, you’re more likely to export to those markets. Here are some other benefits for hiring new or well-travelled Canadians.
Success Story This technology company attributes 85 per cent of its sales to exports, and EDC has been there to support and maintain its international growth.
Blog December 19, 2018 Businesses need to embrace digital technologies or risk falling behind.
Article November 06, 2018 Plastics recycling technology that has the potential to upend the economics and environmental impact of the multi-billion dollar global market for post-consumer recycled plastics.
Blog October 17, 2018 The proposed CUSMA will give exporters access to over 400 million customers in the U.S. and Mexico.
Article October 15, 2018 Continual innovation keeps you a step ahead of the global competition by responding quickly to customer needs.
Blog September 25, 2018 Position your product to defend a top value brand and price in China, a price-competitive market.
Blog September 11, 2018 With growth of Chinese companies, the rules of the game have changed.
Video August 28, 2018 A great network is essential to grow globally. Get expert advice on who you need in your network, and how to do it.
Blog August 24, 2018 The tech industry is expected to create 182,000 new jobs…now all we need is the talent to fill those positions.
Blog August 22, 2018 Tips from Charlottetown Metal Products for Canadian manufacturers looking to compete globally.
Article August 21, 2018 Research is crucial to international success and two SMEs share their experiences on how this helped them break into new markets.
Article August 20, 2018 Developing an international network is essential for global success. But where do you start?
Article August 16, 2018 Developing a strategic research approach is a good starting point to help you pick the right target market.
Article August 16, 2018 Whether making sustaining improvements or creating something entirely new to disrupt, innovation can help you emerge as a market leader.
Article August 15, 2018 The most successful companies in global trade have strong networks and know how to leverage them.
Video August 10, 2018 Ottawa bio-tech company Spartan Bioscience put innovation at the forefront of its business growth strategy to be a globally-competitive firm.
Article August 09, 2018 Canadian firms must be competitive employers if they want to recruit and retain employees to go international.
Article August 06, 2018 Research is key to understanding potential new export market dynamics and ensure that you are creating value for your customers.
Video August 01, 2018 Find out why accessing people with the right skills to implement your growth strategy is essential to building a global business.
Article July 31, 2018 Innovative companies put customers at the centre of business strategy, working to create improved products and services to stay ahead of the competition.
Article July 27, 2018 Innovation is a competitive advantage all businesses need these days, but it’s especially important when you’re selling outside of Canada
Blog July 25, 2018 The company topped $1.6 million in year one. Founder Adi Gullia reflects on what’s worked best.
Article July 24, 2018 Executives with the right skills, talents and abilities are key to being globally competitive.
eBook July 24, 2018 This guide highlights how you can recruit top talent to help you compete internationally.
eBook July 24, 2018 Finding new customers, intermediaries, partners and international opportunities hinges on successful global networking.
eBook July 24, 2018 Find out how research into new markets will give you an edge over the competition.
Blog June 19, 2018 Is your business ready to expand internationally? Read our 3 conditions for success.
Blog June 18, 2018 Canada’s ambassador to the WTO says gender, small business and e-commerce were high on the agenda of the WTO conference in Buenos Aires.
Blog June 15, 2018 4% of all SMEs are considered high performers. What sets these highly competitive businesses apart?
Blog May 23, 2018 From Dragon’s Den to a $10 million company, four tips that helped Rebels Refinery become an international success.
Blog May 14, 2018 Peer-to-peer business collaboration is a proven concept. This B.C.-based firm is helping make that happen globally for business women.
Blog May 07, 2018 Read three tips to help you make the most of your website while breaking into a new market.
Blog May 04, 2018 Being competitive is the top challenge Canadian companies face when going global today.
Blog May 01, 2018 Freelancers and consultants can help you boost your competitive advantage, but you must integrate and manage them efficiently.
Blog April 30, 2018 Jamie Keeley of L-SPARK, explains how accelerator organizations help ignite growth for SaaS businesses.
Blog April 27, 2018 Adding freelancers and consultants (gig workers) to your talent pool can keep your international business growth strategy on track and keep you ahead of the competition.
Blog April 24, 2018 You need a strategy when it comes to networking internationally. Here are 5 tips to help you get started.
Blog April 11, 2018 EDC’s Mairead Lavery shares 3 tips for change management success.
Blog April 10, 2018 An international SEO specialist shares 4 web and social media trends for your international audience.
Blog April 05, 2018 Canadian maple syrup: barrel for barrel, it’s more valuable than crude oil, has proven health benefits and, most important of all, it tastes delicious.
Blog March 20, 2018 Watch out for these 5 trends shaping the digital landscape in 2018.
Blog March 12, 2018 EDC’s cleantech lead, challenges Canada’s cleantech exporters to harness the disruption so prevalent in the sector.
Blog March 08, 2018 On March 8th, EDC celebrated International Women’s Day. Learn why women entrepreneurs are so important to international trade.
Blog February 22, 2018 Robert MacDonald, President of Gidney Fisheries, shares 3 tips for growing your brand and selling internationally.
Blog February 12, 2018 Canada, we are a country built on winter. This year, Pyeongchang, South Korea hosts the 2018 Winter Games and our Olympic athletes
Blog January 23, 2018 Learn how two of eBay’s Entrepreneur of the Year award winners sell on eBay.
Article December 13, 2017 Learn how pricing, networks and credit terms can help you compete in international markets.
Blog November 27, 2017 Celebrate Canada’s ingenuity and entrepreneurship in clean technology.
Video November 19, 2017 Shopify’s Brennan Loh explores the pros and cons of setting up an e-commerce site to attract new international customers
Article November 13, 2017 Knowing the pros and cons of these four common payment terms can help you decide when to offer each one.
Article November 13, 2017 Knowing the pros and cons of these four common payment terms can help you decide when to offer each one.
Article November 10, 2017 E-commerce helped this just-in-time furniture company keep its manufacturing in Canada.
eBook November 09, 2017 Discover how to use online platforms to expand your international business.
Article November 07, 2017 Fresche Solutions knows exporting is critical: 98 per cent of its sales coming from exports, with the U.S. representing nearly 40 per cent of its market.
Article November 06, 2017 Offering credit can make you more competitive to your customers, but you need to make sure you’re not taking on too much risk.
Article October 25, 2017 Discover how two gaming companies overcame traditional challenges facing ICT companies.
Article October 17, 2017 Adtrackmedia saw an opportunity in a niche market: taking blank tunnel walls of subway systems and display advertising. Read about their export success here.
Blog October 17, 2017 One of the biggest challenges faced by Canada’s cleantech companies is getting the financing to scale up to global markets. Learn how EDC helps them overcome that challenge.
Article September 29, 2017 Small Canadian tech companies are facing challenges scaling their company.
Article September 07, 2017 Tyler Eyamie, CEO of Fusebill, a leading fintech company, shares their exporting story and insights for small and medium-sized businesses looking to export.
Blog September 05, 2017 Storytelling can be one of the most important and powerful tools you can use to sell online.
Article September 04, 2017 To be competitive, you need to determine what makes you unique, train your people to sell it and then prove it.
Article September 01, 2017 Canada has a decision to make on whether it wants lead or follow in the race for global ICT talent.
Video August 29, 2017 Get answers to important questions about key competitors to build your unique selling proposition.
Video August 25, 2017 A Unique Sales Proposition is a summary of what makes your company different and sets you apart from the competition.
Blog August 23, 2017 Learn 5 ways you can stand out from your trade show competition before you go.
Article August 17, 2017 Construction software company Bridgit set their sights on the U.S., and today they’re app is used in four key American markets. Read their exporting story.
Article August 14, 2017 A look at the pros and cons of three different e-commerce platforms.
Blog August 10, 2017 Sticking to home turn may not be as wise a growth strategy as you think. Here are 7 reasons why exporters are more successful
Article August 04, 2017 Quantum computing has the ability to revolutionize what computer systems can do. Learn how D-Wave systems took advantage of a critical export moment.
Blog July 26, 2017 The four best-selling Canadian musicians of all time, both at home and in export markets, are women. Read how they’ve changed the export world.
Blog July 19, 2017 Shopify’s Brennan Loh explores the pros and cons of setting up an e-commerce site to attract new international customers.
Blog July 18, 2017 The rise of music streaming has globalized the marketplace and Canada is exporting more music today than ever before. Here’s why.
Article July 12, 2017 David Brown, founder of Mycodev Group, share his best lesson learned from a bad exporting experience.
Article July 06, 2017 Martin Le Moiner, president of Fruit d’Or, talks about the main differences between selling in Canada and selling abroad. Read his insights.
Article July 04, 2017 Learn how Quebec company Fruit d’Or brought their berry productions to more than 50 countries.
Blog July 04, 2017 As we celebrate Canada’s 150th year, take time to think about the advantage that the Canadian brand gives to exporters
Blog June 28, 2017 Today, Canada’s automotive industry represents 16.5 per cent of our total exports. Take a look at it’s history in exporting.
Article June 23, 2017 Founder of British Columbia based Arcana Studios shares his key to achieving global success in the creative industry. Read more to find out.
Article June 12, 2017 LumberMart’s Kimberley Witherspoon shares what she’s learned from exporting and more insights for Canadian SMEs.
Article June 09, 2017 Read how LumberMart successfully launched the e-commcerce side of their business to stay competitive in a saturated market.
Blog June 05, 2017 From Cirque de Soleil to The Weeknd, markets are importing Canadian arts and culture. Learn more about supporting Canadian artistry abroad.
Article May 30, 2017 Christine Deslaurier, owner of Step Up Boutique, shares lessons learned from her 10 year long export journey as an e-bay and brick & mortar store owner.
Article May 29, 2017 Find out how Step Up Boutique, a micro-multinational, has sold to 42 countries in her 10 years of business.
Blog May 26, 2017 Leaders from Canadian tech companies including Shopify, Workbrain and Real Ventures join an iPolitics panel.
Video May 17, 2017 Your company’s Canadian brand can increase your company’s legitimacy in the global market. Here are four ways to build it.
Article May 16, 2017 Krumpers Solar Blinds’ Diana Livshits discusses Canadian suppliers’ excellent reputation of delivering abroad. Learn how this can help your business.
Article May 15, 2017 Read how Krumpers Solar Blinds began exporting their environmentally-friendly solar blinds to markets across the world.
Article Jeff Silver, co-CEO of Silver Crystal Sports, discusses the importance of being nimble and agile to increase export sales.
Article Learn how Toronto-based company, Silver Crystal Sports, targeted the Australian market to export their product in the $12-billion sports memorabilia industry.
Article Robotiq's CEO Samuel Bouchard explains how their robots are helping the manufacturers in 50 countries through automated efficiency.
Article May 09, 2017 Build your Canadian brand advantage by learning the six top perceptions the world holds of Canada, and how to highlight these as key selling points.
Article Ontario-based company Schleese Saddlery discusses how it's important educate yourself and listening to those who know more than you when it comes to exporting.
Article Have you ever wondered how saddle technology has evolved while respecting its traditional European roots? Schleese Saddlery saw its potential and pursued it.
Article RentMoola co-founder discusses the differences between selling in Canada vs. the United States, the roadblocks they faced and how you can overcome them.
Article Learn how RentMoola leveraged fintech to disrupt the banking industry by creating an online platform to pay rent with a debit or credit card.
Blog April 26, 2017 One of the best competitive advantages your company may have is its Canadian brand. Here’s why you should put it to good use.
Blog April 26, 2017 Michelle Peng Greenberg, senior manager for partnerships at MaRS Finance and commerce, explains why Canadian fintech companies to be export-ready.
Blog April 25, 2017 Canadian financial institutions received international praise following the global financial crisis. Learn more about how this expertise is a valuable export.
Guide Learn how you can gain a competitive edge by offering flexible payment terms to overseas buyers, while still keeping your financial risks under control.
Blog April 20, 2017 Pricing products and services appropriately is critical for exporting. It's important to understand the pricing constraints your business may face abroad.
Blog April 04, 2017 The global health and wellness market is huge. Learn how there is rising demand for Canadian products in Western Europe, China, Brazil and the Andean region.
Article March 22, 2017 Bladetech Hockey's Anthony Morra explains how having trusted partnerships and face-to-face meetings are essential for successfully exporting products.
Article March 21, 2017 Instead of using the traditional sales routes, Bladetech Hockey focused on what they call the "Holy Grail" of hockey - NHL players - to sell their products.
Article March 15, 2017 In a generally male-run industry and with English as a second language, AR Mining Parts' Alejandra Russo overcame barriers and now exports to 11 countries.
Article March 14, 2017 With a strong sense of business development, Argentina-born Alejandra Russo thrived in the mining and forestry industry and now exports globally.
Article March 06, 2017 Learn how wholesaling through retailers helped build up m0851's reputation at home and worldwide, while maintaining its creative freedom and brand identity.
Article March 03, 2017 m0851, an apparel company based in Montreal, began exporting their creative designs from the beginning to stay competitive in international markets.
Article March 01, 2017 Riz Global Foods explains how knowing the culture, as well as rules and regulations, of international markets, is critical when facilitating new export business.
Article February 28, 2017 Riz Global Foods began exporting beef, but saw an opportunity to expand their products and found export success in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Article February 27, 2017 Once full of small-to-medium sized furnishing stores, the textile market has evolved. Find out how MW Canada has been nimble enough to evolve with it.
Article February 24, 2017 MW Canada is recognized worldwide for its ongoing development of industry-leading technologies, notably in technical textiles.
Blog February 22, 2017 Microgrids, small-scale power grids that can operate with or without main power grids, are helping Canadian companies distinguish themselves internationally.
Blog February 17, 2017 A study by the Conference Board of Canada found that SMEs owned by recent immigrants are more likely to export and are the fastest-growing SMEs in the market.
Article February 02, 2017 Since ONEnergy's beginning they've considered the U.S. a top priority. Learn how this innovative cleantech company adapted to this quickly changing market.
Article February 01, 2017 Specializing in helping businesses save big on energy costs, ONEnergy is looking to opportunities south of the border to expand their company.
Article January 19, 2017 With growing opportunities to apply its technology, Blackline Safety is developing and manufacturing world-leading solutions for monitoring lone worker safety
Article January 16, 2017 eBay Canada's managing director Andrea Stairs explains the power of e-commerce, as most Canadian eBay commercial sellers export to an average of 20 countries.
Article January 13, 2017 iPlayco's Scott Forbes discusses the highs and lows of exporting to different markets around the world, and how to mitigate payment risks to remain successful.
Guide Step-by-step guide shows you how a strong USP can help you optimize overseas sales techniques, and how to create and use your company’s own USP.
Guide Learn how wisely selecting and preparing for trade shows can help you enter new markets, increase sales, and increase awareness of your company.
Guide November 17, 2016 Get the most benefits of being preferred supplier by learning how to select the best suppliers (primes) for your company, and convince them to choose you.
Blog November 08, 2016 Weakened commodity prices have forced the Canadian mining industry to rethink, retool and respond strategically. Learn how EDC is helping them do that.
Guide More Canadian companies are acquiring affiliates to increase sales and access supply chains. Find out if you should invest abroad, and how EDC can help.
Article August 02, 2016 Learn how Synaptive Medical developed medical equipment and applications for neurosurgery and began successfully exporting with their first sale.
Article July 18, 2016 Many large companies and governments maintain lists of pre-qualified suppliers. Find out the benefits to your business to get on one of these lists.
Article July 18, 2016 This tip sheet will help guide you through the research necessary to make a good case for your business and be a contender for a tender.
Article July 18, 2016 Get on preferred supplier lists to fast-track your international sales and business credibility.
Blog July 15, 2016 The CEO of the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) explains why "this time in Canadian business is unprecedented" for Canada's ICT sector.
Blog July 11, 2016 Learn how Canada's information and communications technologies (ICT) sector could lead to the next wave of innovation that will transform many sectors.
Guide Strong contracts are even more essential when dealing internationally. Get tips on the key terms and structural elements you need in your next contract.
Article March 31, 2016 TWI Foods started in 1997 with just one oven. Now, the company has two facilities and international export success, which accounts for two-thirds of its annual revenue.
Article March 10, 2016 Bryan Reid Sr. built his first log home for his family 43 years ago. Learn how word-of-mouth marketing led to exporting to 23 countries for Pioneer Log Homes.
Article February 10, 2016 Buddy's Kitchen thrives by keeping your furry companion happy and healthy with next-generation nutritional pet food. Learn about their export journey and success.