Canadian publication reports

PUBLICATIONS/ REPORTS

Printing and related support activities

State of the Canadian printing industry 2011
A report summarizing the results of a survey of Canadian printing company executives. The survey sought to determine the degree to which Canadian printers are adopting new value-added business strategies and technological innovations

Apparel

A Canadian approach to the apparel global value chain
This report examines the state of the Canadian apparel industry, including its ability to adapt to change to date, its opportunities, examples of success stories and challenges.

 

Economic Strategy Tables:

·         Interim reports

·         The Innovation and Competitiveness Imperative

Life Science Industries:

·         Canada’s Pharmaceutical Industry and Prospects

·         Canada Pharmaceutical Greenfield Investments

·         International Patent Strategies for Biopharmaceutical SMEs in Canada

Service Industries:

·         Best Practices of Canadian Engineering and Architectural Firms

Manufacturing Industries:

·         Nanomaterials and their Applications in Textiles—Standards Domestic Standardization for Canadian Manufacturers and Importers and International Standardization Developments

Textiles:

·         Research and Development in the Canadian Textile Industry: 2008-2012

 

RELATED SITES

·         Economic Strategy Tables
The Economic Strategy Tables are a new model for industry-government collaboration, focused on turning Canadian economic strengths into global advantages.

·         Industrial and Technological Benefits
This website details how the ITB policy including Value Proposition work and how Canadian companies can get involved.

·         Investment Canada Act
The purposes of the Investment Canada Act are “to provide for the review of significant investments in Canada by non-Canadians in a manner that encourages investment, economic growth and employment opportunities in Canada and to provide for the review of investments in Canada by non-Canadians that could be injurious to national security.”

·         Canadian Industry Statistics (CIS)
Presents and analyzes industry data on a number of economic indicators using the latest annual data sources from Statistics Canada.

·         Financial Performance Data
Offers industry-specific income statement and balance sheet data for small and medium-sized businesses.

·         Company directories
A list of various directories of Canadian firms can be found on this site.