International Trade Minister, Chrystia Freeland is proud to announce that the Canadian Government will dedicate $218 million over the next five years for a new Invest-in-Canada Hub that aims to create jobs and growth for the middle class.
The new investment hub will be operational in 2017, with the goal of attracting new international investment while making it simple and more attractive to invest in Canada. It will build on Canada’s strengths and optimize the existing contributions of governments and the private sector.
Ths investment hub will act as a one-stop shop for investors in an effort to boost employment and economic growth. It will provide seamless, one-window concierge services; market Canada abroad; and help streamline existing efforts by Canadian cities, provincial governments, the federal government and the private sector. She states that Canada may be the only industrialized nation in the West to be opposing the trend towards protectionism by continuing to stand up for an open society that welcomes immigrants and is open to trade.
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