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Understanding Canada’s goods exporters

Report April 22, 2021 Trace the history of the Canadian goods trade from 2005 to 2020

Women entrepreneurs beat challenges to grow globally

How women entrepreneurs overcome challenges to grow global sales

Article April 20, 2021 Women entrepreneurs discuss the challenges and opportunities of doing business internationally.

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Understanding your intellectual property

Blog April 16, 2021 Five things Canadian companies need to know about their creative assets

A small business owner tunes into an EDC webinar for advice on navigating the COVID-19 economy.

Top 5 webinars of 2020: A story of uncertainty, recovery and hope

Blog December 10, 2020 Don’t miss EDC’s Top 5 webinars that Canadian companies registered for to help navigate COVID-19.

Jakarta, Indonesia

Boost your business’ resilience by diversifying your markets

Blog November 23, 2020 Market diversification is the best way to protect your business against risks.

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How customs brokers can help Canadian exporters

Blog March 06, 2020 Learn how customs brokers can help facilitate trade for Canadian exporters.

three employees in a start-up office

Tech startups: Get ready to build your international expansion plan

Blog November 22, 2019 Tech startups were made for international trade

cleantech resources for exporters

Cleantech resources to help build your export strategy

Blog October 30, 2019 Cleantech industry expected to grow to $2.5 trillion by 2022

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Made in Canada: Understanding certificates of origin

Blog September 11, 2019 Certificates of origin (COs) are legal documents that declare the origin of a product. When you export goods to an overseas customer, you must include a CO with your shipment.

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.

Whitewater rafting

Charting a course through uncertain waters

Blog August 06, 2019 Despite shrinking confidence in trade, Canadian companies shouldn’t pause their international business ambitions.

Weathervane in a red sky

Heading in the right direction: How to build your export strategy

Article August 01, 2019 Expert advice to develop and execute a strong export plan

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Outside the comfort zone: Expanding beyond the U.S.

Blog June 21, 2019 Diversifying beyond the U.S.

Female manager leans while addressing team at board meeting

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

Titan Environmental

Titan Environmental Containment: Minimizing environmental impact while growing globally

Success Story After accessing EDC Portfolio Credit Insurance, the environmental company saw sales grow by 60% and now exports to every continent

Handling Specialty

Handling Specialty: From humble beginnings to international contracts

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.

Sea Star Seafoods: The Atlantic’s Flagship

Sea Star Seafoods: The Atlantic’s Flagship

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

Backcountry ski equipment producer G3

G3: Pushing the Boundaries of the Backcountry

Video 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.

Canadian management consulting company CowaterSogema

CowaterSogema: Driven to Make a Difference

Video 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.

Nova Scotia safety education and simulator manufacturing company Survival Systems Limited

Survival Systems: In the Business of Saving Lives

Video 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.

Montreal touring show Cavalia

Cavalia: From dark horse to crowd favourite

Success Story 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.

Canadian seismic equipment and data company Nanometrics

Nanometrics: Finding opportunity in uncertain places

Video 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.

British Columbia wind and water sports company Ocean Rodeo

Ocean Rodeo: From Childhood Dreams to Commercial Success

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