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Resources for Doing Business in Canada

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Here is a quick list of the key resources that U.S. companies should find useful in exploring export or investment opportunities in Canada. However, we encourage you to contact us first to discuss how we may be able to assist you.


Embassy of the United States of America and Consulates in Canada

U.S. Commercial Service Canada

The U.S. Commercial Service has four offices in Canada:

U.S. Embassy Ottawa
U.S. Commercial Service
Embassy of the United States of America
PO Box 866, Station B
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5T1
Tel: (613) 688-5217
Fax: (613) 238-5999
Contact: Richard Steffens, Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs

U.S. Consulate General Calgary
U.S. Commercial Service
615 Macleod Trail SE, 10th Floor
Calgary, Alberta T2G 4T8
Tel: (403) 265-2116
Fax: (403) 266-4743
Contact: Cindy Biggs, Principal Commercial Officer

U.S. Consulate General Montreal
U.S. Commercial Service
1155 Saint-Alexandre
Montreal, Quebec H3B 3Z1
Tel: (514) 398-9695 ext. 2220
Fax: (514) 398-0711
Contact: Rick Ortiz, Deputy Senior Commercial Officer – (613) 688-5222

U.S. Consulate General Toronto
U.S. Commercial Service
480 University Avenue, Suite 602
Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V2
Tel: (416) 595-5412
Fax: (416) 595-5419
Contact: E. Scott Bozek, Principal Commercial Officer – Ext 222
Contact: Doug Jacobson, Deputy Principal Commercial Officer – Ext 236

U.S. Consulate General Vancouver
*Requests for U.S. Commercial Service assistance in British Columbia should be directed to the Calgary office (listed above).

Chambers of Commerce
The American Chamber of Commerce in Canada

Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Canadian Trade and Industry Associations
Aerospace Industries Association of Canada

Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters

Automotive Industries Association of Canada

CATA Alliance (Canadian Advanced Technology Association)

Canadian-American Business Council

The Canadian Association of Importers & Exporters

Canadian Franchise Association

Canadian Marketing Association

Information Technology Association of Canada

Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries

Federal Canadian Government Contacts in Canada
Canadian Federal Departments and Agencies Portal

Department of Agriculture and Agri-food Canada

Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada

Industry Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

Canada Revenue Agency

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Market Research

To view market research reports produced by the U.S. Commercial Service please go to the following website: http://www.export.gov/mrktresearch/index.asp and click on Country and Industry Market Reports.

Please note that these reports are only available to U.S. citizens and U.S. companies. Registration to the site is required, and is free.

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Trade Events

Please click on the link below for information on upcoming trade events.


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