Showcasing Canadian ICT Industry

Canada’s reputation for developing innovative technology solutions is world-renowned. Research and development in the field represents 39% of all private investment in Canada and drives more than $140 billion in annual revenue amongst the country’s 30,000 ICT firms. Moreover, Canada has the highest percentage of college and university graduates among OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries, producing a steady supply of new talent each year in mathematics, engineering, and pure and applied sciences.

 

Local Innovation

Canada’s contribution to wireless and security technologies, digital media, software and services, and e-health over the years has been significant. Many successful companies have emerged from our country such as Research in Motion (RIM), CGI, Bell Canada Enterprises (BCE), Telus, Rogers, Sasktel and Cogeco.

 

Global Influence

Many leading international technology firms either operate in Canada or work closely with Canadian partners through direct investment, partnerships, strategic alliances, joint ventures, subcontracting, and R&D; collaborations. They include: IBM, Ericsson, Cisco, Intel, Hewlett Packard, Oracle, SAP, Sun Microsystems, Dell, Xerox, Electronic Arts, Ubisoft, SAP, EDS, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Intuit and Convergys.