COVID-19 Support


Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan

The Government of Canada has taken action to support Canadians and businesses facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. More…

Government Business Support Programs

The following document contains a list of new and existing initiatives that have been launched or modified in response to COVID-19. More…

Business Credit Availability Program

What you need to know about BCAP – click here


Innovation Projects Related to Renewables

Quebec based research centre Nergica offers support for Canadian SMEs looking to overcome operational or technical challenges related to renewables. Learn how to carry out a project with minimum financial risk using a bank of subsidized hours by visiting Nergica’s website and/or viewing the webinar “Funding to Support Canadian SMEs Improve Their Innovations”.

Cleantech Fact Sheets

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service has compiled a series of cleantech fact sheets available in English and French. Learn more about Canadian made cleantech solutions available to a variety of industries including Oil & Gas, Transportation, Mining as well as Energy & Electricity Production.

English Fact Sheets

Fiches d’information en français

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Trade Commissioner Service

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) helps companies navigate the complexities of international markets and make better business decisions. The TCS is on the ground in more than 160 cities worldwide. We gain market intelligence, uncover opportunities for Canadian companies and help reduce business costs and risks. The TCS is a free service of the Government of Canada, helping companies to prepare for international markets, assess market potential, find qualified contacts and resolve business problems. Learn more at TCS website.

Contact info for Ontario Trade Commissioner Office:

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Le Service des délégués commerciaux

Le Service des délégués commerciaux du Canada (SDC) aide les entreprises à naviguer à travers les complexités des marchés internationaux et à prendre de meilleures décisions d’affaires. Présent dans plus de 160 villes à travers le monde, le SDC recueille des renseignements sur les marchés, repère des occasions d’affaires au profit des entreprises canadiennes et les aide à réduire leurs coûts et à atténuer les risques. Le SDC est un service offert gratuitement par le gouvernement du Canada pour aider les entreprises à se préparer aux marchés internationaux, à évaluer le potentiel d’un marché, à se trouver des contacts qualifiés et à résoudre les problèmes liés à la conduite des affaires à l’étranger. Pour en savoir plus, veuillez consulter le site du SDC.

Pour plus d’infos, veuillez contacter le Service des délégués commerciaux en Ontario:

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Export Development Canada (EDC)

Export Development Canada (EDC) is a financial Crown corporation dedicated to helping Canadian companies of all sizes succeed on the world stage. As international risk experts, we equip Canadian companies with the tools they need – the trade knowledge, financing solutions, equity, insurance, and connections – to grow their business with confidence. Underlying all our support is a commitment to sustainable and responsible business.

Export Development Canada is the largest provider of financial solutions for Canadian cleantech companies looking to expand internationally. For more information of how EDC is helping companies in the Cleantech sector like yours expand internationally, even during these exceptional times, visit

Reports & Surveys

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Canada’s Cleantech Future Looks Bright
The global cleantech market is projected to exceed roughly $3.3 trillion by 2022, about 2% of the anticipated global gross domestic product (GDP).

Open Cleantech Funding Opportunities by Innovative Solutions Canada
Innovative Solutions Canada helps Canadian Innovators by funding R&D and testing prototypes in real-life settings. February, 2020

Survey: Perceptions on the Drivers to Growth from Toronto’s Green Industries
City of Toronto, 2019

Quantifying Canada’s Clean Energy Economy: An assessment of clean energy investment, value-added and jobs
Clean Energy Canada, 2019

Leveraging Sustainable Finance Leadership in Canada: Opportunities to align financial policies to support clean growth and a sustainable Canadian economy
International Institute on Sustainable Development, 2019