Many different organizations are working to support Ontario manufacturing as the sector transforms itself into a post-recession global competitor. At Trillium we want to connect, convene and collaborate with individuals and organizations that care about the future of Canadian manufacturing. Below is a list of organizations that have agreed to partner with Trillium to increase our knowledge of the sector and share strategies for raising our manufacturing game. If your organization is not on the list and you want to be, let us know at:


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Conference Board of Canada

The Conference Board of Canada (CBoC) is an independent, not-for-profit research organization specializing in the analysis of economic trends, organizational performance and public policy issues. For many years, CBoC has been known for its influential research on a broad spectrum of issues affecting Canada’s manufacturing competitiveness, from topics such as the adoption of innovative technology …

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Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium

Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium (EMC) is Canada’s largest manufacturing consortium, dedicated to helping industry grow and become more competitive… at home and around the world.

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Export Development Canada

Export Development Canada (EDC) is the Government of Canada’s export credit agency. It works with financial institutions and federal agencies in providing financial solutions to Canadian companies seeking to expand their global customer base and seize international business opportunities. EDC’s service offerings include insurance, traditional and non-traditional loans, and small business solutions to both Canadian exporters …

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FedDev Ontario

FedDev Ontario was established in August 2009 with a mandate to administer investment programs that help accelerate business growth, improve access to capital, and strengthen economic competitiveness within Southern Ontario. FedDev Ontario also helps manufacturing firms leverage the region’s industrial strength by providing them with financial support to expand their export capabilities, adopt advanced production …

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Industry Canada

Industry Canada is Canada’s leading center of industrial policy expertise, advising the government on matters related to industry and technology, trade and commerce, competition, and intellectual property. It works with agencies in all parts of the country to advance its mission of promoting domestic economic competitiveness while helping Canadian businesses build market share in the …

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Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity

The Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity is an independent, not-for-profit organization that deepens public understanding of macro and microeconomic factors behind Ontario’s economic progress. We are funded by the Government of Ontario and are mandated to share our research findings directly with the public. Research by the Institute is intended to raise public awareness and …

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