Industry Information

British Columbia is one of the largest aerospace cluster in Canada with over 200 companies operating in the sector. The industry is comprised of leading maintenance and repair (MRO) companies as well as world class aerospace manufacturers supporting both the civil and defence sectors. With capabilities in missionization, design to build as well as a vast network of supply chain partners, British Columbia has a proven track record of quality and innovation.

BC’s aerospace and defence sector is globally recognized for its excellence in delivering highly specialized products and engineering services to customers all over the world. With a strong network of academic and technical training institutions, the region boasts a highly skilled and dynamic workforce.

The industry is also home to an aircraft OEM, along with specialty services such as aerial firefighting, and a growing eco-system of aerospace training, space and technology companies.

With its close geographical proximity to Washington State and the Pacific Northwest, as well as strong trade connections to the Asia-Pacific, British Columbia is a truly unique aerospace cluster.

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