Manufacturing serves as a vital pillar of the Canadian economy, driving growth and prosperity. In 2016, the manufacturing sector employed 1.7 million Canadians, and made significant contributions to the economy with $615 billion in sales and $15.9 billion in investments.
Celebrating the achievements of Canadian manufacturers and understanding their challenges reveals the sector’s profound influence on daily life and its crucial role in shaping Canada’s economic success story. Read more below about the ways in which manufacturing contributes to Canada’s employment, production, investment, and overall economy.
"Nearly three of every ten dollars in wealth created in Canada can be traced back to the manufacturing sector."