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.
  • The $8 billion contract to Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd. under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy enables British Columbia companies in the marine manufacturing and maintenance sector to strengthen product and service offerings to international customers.
  • 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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