Canada offers incentives and tax credit programs to global companies looking to invest in Canada

Canada is one of the world’s top destinations for foreign direct investment. Invest in Canada works directly with global businesses to help them expand into Canada. As Canada’s investment promotion agency, we connect businesses with resources and programs to support their growth plans. We bring the right partners to the table to accelerate opportunities and success in Canada.


The opportunities for global companies to grow in Canada are limitless. Offering preferential access to global markets, a highly skilled workforce and a stable, welcoming business environment, Canada is the place to be.

Canada’s federal government corporate income tax rate is one of the lowest in the G7. Companies in Canada enjoy some of the most beneficial tax advantages in the world.

Invest in Canada works closely with global businesses. Discover our full range of customized services to support your investment.

Scientific Research and Experimental Development

The SR&ED tax incentive program is Canada’s largest R&D program with $3 billion in tax incentives annually.

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Accelerated Investment Incentive

This program allows companies to write off a large share of the costs of newly acquired capital assets, like equipment in the year the purchase is made or the asset becomes available for use.

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Strategic Innovation Fund

The Strategic Innovation Fund has established Canada as a top destination to invest and grow. The program provides funding for large innovation projects and more.

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We help global companies put investment plans into action. We connect you with the right people, programs and information. We highlight opportunities, remove barriers, identify potential sites and plan visits.

We connect multinational corporations to opportunities to grow, expand and succeed in Canada. We offer personalized, single-window access to the information, insights and services you need to make informed business investment and expansion decisions.

Global Skills Strategy

The Global Skills Strategy allows employers to fast-track skilled international workers to Canada quickly and easily.

Our Services


Expand into Canada with Invest in Canada on your team. We bring industry, community and government together to offer seamless services that make it easy for you to invest in Canada and grow your operations.

Business advisory services

We support a variety of investment projects, from R&D centres and manufacturing facilities to North American headquarters. We’re here to guide you

Target investment opportunities

We work with you to identify investment opportunities aligned with your strategic objectives. We can help you scope and investigate potential investments.

Introductions to partners

We will connect your business with key people in government and the private sector, including potential investment and R&D partners.

Strategic referrals

We can link you to the right government agency, province or territory, or city partner to help you advance your business plans.

Sensitive files

We can provide support for non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) with federal government agencies.

Incentive packages

We will prepare a package outlining programs, tax incentives and support available from all levels of government in Canada.

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