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The first-mover advantage: Export insights from Tilray’s president Brendan Kennedy

The first-mover advantage: Export insights from Tilray’s president Brendan Kennedy

Brendan Kennedy is the president of Tilray – a global leader in medical cannabis production and research serving patients, physicians, pharmacies and researchers in Canada, Europe and Australia. Headquartered...

BC’s Tilray makes Canadian exporting history, navigates regulations around the world

BC’s Tilray makes Canadian exporting history, navigates regulations around the world

Could cannabis, Canada’s newest growth industry, evolve into one the nation’s top exports in the future?Nanaimo cannabis producer Tilray is banking on it. The company, which already...

6 Ways to Break Into Markets to Win New Customers

6 Ways to Break Into Markets to Win New Customers

There are a lot of ways to break into new markets and attract new customers—from selling through a third party to setting up an office on the ground. Below,...

EDC’s permanent representation in London is ready to help Canadian companies export

EDC’s permanent representation in London is ready to help Canadian companies export

As the fifth largest economy in the world and Canada’s third-largest trading partner, the UK remains an attractive market for Canadian companies looking to grow their business through trade...

“Obsess about what you’ll need to know in the future”: An interview with POS Bio-Sciences’ CEO Dale Kelly

“Obsess about what you’ll need to know in the future”: An interview with POS Bio-Sciences’ CEO Dale Kelly

This story is part of the agri-food sector series.To learn more about export opportunities for companies in this sector, please also read Growing global population brings huge export opportunities...

UK: Land of Hope and Glory?
Weekly Commentary | Peter G. Hall | September 22, 2016

UK: Land of Hope and Glory?  

Great Britain’s world-famous pomp and pageantry is largely ceremonial. But it has its origins in the kingdom’s glory days as a global super-power, a top innovator, an envied industrial machine and a military success... 

Is the Loonie Leveling?
Weekly Commentary | Peter G. Hall | September 15, 2016

Is the Loonie Leveling?

Canadian exporters are inquisitive. I personally hear a lot of your questions, mostly at conference Q&A sessions, but also through direct conversations. Without hesitation, the top issue is our dollar: why is it where...