British Columbia is globally recognized for excellence in delivering highly specialized transport products and services available to import from Canada. We are supported by a network of educational institutions that provide a deep pool of highly-skilled and experienced talent.


British Columbia is particularly well known for our expertise in aerospace and marine products and services, including:
  • Aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul, modifications, and fleet management
  • Aircraft manufacturing and supply chain
  • Tooling, fabrication and processes
  • Aerospace education, training and simulation
  • Unmanned vehicle systems
  • Security, surveillance and information management
  • Specialty defence products
  • Shipbuilding
  • Marine maintenance
  • High tech marine services
  • Sailboat and powerboat manufacture


We have well-established and world-leading companies in the transportation sector that offer goods and services of outstanding quality and value.
  • We are a major hub for the Pacific Northwest and Canada’s growing aerospace industries, with easy accessibility to customers worldwide.
  • Our well-established marine manufacturing and maintenance industry includes leading boat manufacturers and companies with high-tech marine expertise.

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British Columbia has a strong reputation for delivering outstanding transportation products and services. The sector also includes a diverse group of technology companies able to provide nimble and responsive support and solutions for international customers.
  • British Columbia is the home of the multi-billion-dollar non-combat fleet renewal program under Canada’s National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy (NSPS)  creates significant new opportunities for British Columbia companies in the marine manufacturing and maintenance sector.
  • Our aerospace industry’s network of high-technology companies has expertise in remote-sensing, satellite communications, complex robotics, 3-D simulation technology and advanced aerospace systems and sub-systems.
  • British Columbia companies are globally competitive and have earned a reputation for reliable delivery around the world.

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