Information and Communications Technologies

A defining characteristic of Canada’s ICT sector is the rapidly increasing rate of innovation and productivity that continually occurs—not only in the industries that produce hardware, software, components, content and services used in ICT applications, but also in the sectors that benefit from the adoption and use of these technologies. Canada's internationally renowned ICT strengths include wireless and telecom, game development and data management & analysis. Canadian ICT companies are at the forefront of innovative enabling technology solutions such as machine-to-machine technology for vertical sectors such as the extractive and infrastructure industries. With leading innovative solutions and diverse expertise in the ICT sector, Canada is well positioned to seize emerging global opportunities.

Markets offering opportunities in this sector

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Markets Reports

Market reports offer key intelligence that lets you take advantage of foreign business opportunities in the highest-demand industrial sectors. They also list important Canadian government contacts.

Asia Pacific





Czech Republic






Latin America and the Caribbean

Dominican Republic



Middle East and North Africa

United Arab Emirates

United States of America and Mexico



Here are the latest events taking place in Canada and abroad in this sector. We invite you to check back regularly for updates.


Events 2018

Event TitleDatesCityCountry
Cybertech Tel-Aviv, 2018January 29-31Tel AvivIsrael

Breaking into Boston EdTechJanuary 31-February 02MassachusettsUnited States of America

ISE (Integrated Systems Europe) 2018February 06-09AmsterdamNetherlands

Muni World 2018February 13-15Tel AvivIsrael

Mobile World Congress 2018February 26-March 01BarcelonaSpain

Mobile World Congress 2018February 26-March 01Spain

Game Developers Conference 2018March 19-23San FranciscoUnited States of America

Canadian ICT Partnering Mission to Hong KongApril 12-16WanchaiHong Kong, SAR

Novatek CEO Networking Event (Pharmaceutical & Biotech Industry)April 28-30Islamabad KarachiPakistan

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