Business & Economy of Canada
View from Pantages Tower to the financial district of Toronto with the old city hall. It is the central business district of Canada's economic capital.
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Economy of Canada
Canada is among the world's wealthiest nations. The country is a member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the Group of Seven (G7). The backbone of Canada's economy is the service industry, which employs about three-quarters of the country's workforce. Other important economic sectors are the wood and oil industry as well as the manufacturing industry with its automobile and aircraft industry.
Banks and Stock Exchanges
Bank of Canada
Canada's central bank.
Business Development Bank of Canada
A federal Crown corporation wholly owned by the Government of Canada.
Canada's Big Five banks
Bank of Montreal
The Canadian multinational investment bank and financial services company maintains headquarters in Montreal and Toronto.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
CIBC is a chartered bank with its headquarters in Toronto.
Royal Bank of Canada
Canadian multinational financial services company and the largest bank in Canada.
The Bank of Nova Scotia is a Canadian multinational banking and financial services company with headquarters in Toronto.
TD is a Canadian multinational banking and financial services company with headquarters in Toronto.
Bourse de Montréal
The Montréal Stock Exchange (MX) is owned by Toronto-based TMX Group.
The Toronto Stock Exchange is one of the top 10 largest stock exchanges in the world.
Business and industry
Canadian government services for doing businesses in Canada. The website provides information about permits and regulations, intellectual property, business support, and how to sell to the government.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce is Canada's largest and most influential business association.
List of the largest companies in Canada
Wikipedia's list of Canada's largest companies in terms of revenue, net income, and total assets.
Canada's largest airline and the country's flag carrier.
West Jet Air
Second-largest Canadian air carrier.
Bus services in Quebec and Ontario.
Greyhound Canada is the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in Canada. (temporarily suspend)
Low-cost bus service in Canada.
Canadian National Railway
CN is Canada's largest railroad company based in Montreal; it provides freight services in Canada and the USA.
Canadian Pacific Railway
The other freight railway.
The Rocky Mountaineer
The Rocky Mountaineer operates rail tours through British Columbia and Alberta.
Ontario Northland Railway
ONT operates freight and passenger services in northern Ontario.
VIA Rail Canada
VIA, the federal crown corporation operates intercity passenger rail service in Canada.
A 140-car goods train of the Canadian National Railway passes a Rocky Mountaineer tourist train in the Thompson valley west of Kamloops in British Columbia.
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