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Ontario’s quality, legacy and innovation combined with highly skilled workers and global supply chain leadership are why global aerospace giants are expanding their operations here.

Ontario manufacturers are part of the global supply chain for virtually every passenger aircraft in the world. The aerospace industry collaborates with academia to bring fresh ideas to life and turn them into cutting-edge products and technology.

Innovate the future of aerospace here, in Ontario.

A measurable difference


of Canadian aerospace manufacturing revenues were export oriented in 2022


aerospace firms based in Ontario   


of the top global landing gear companies producing full or major components  


people directly employed in the sector

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A History of Quality — A Future of Innovation

Ontario’s legacy of aerospace quality, reliability and innovation is globally recognized for its enduring excellence. From the first De Havilland Beaver float plane to RADARSAT Constellation, Ontario has a history of mastery in aerospace technology.

With a proven track record of exporting quality aerospace products   and strategic investments fostering world-class R&D, Ontario is a hub of excellence, promising sustained growth in the dynamic and competitive global aerospace market.

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in exports of aerospace products in 2022

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people employed in aerospace directly and indirectly

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Ontario Talent is Second to None

The aerospace sector directly employs over 23,900 people and an additional 21,400 indirectly. Plus, Ontario is home to 16 universities that offer engineering degrees and over 50 aerospace-related post-secondary programs.  

The result? Dynamic and highly skilled talent pool that is bolstered by world renowned institutions.

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Anchored by MDA Space and Bombardier investments, Ontario’s aerospace industry features hundreds of innovative Canadian and international companies. While the province is well-known as a leader in the production of landing gear, Ontario-based companies are innovation leaders across several advanced aerospace technologies. They are bolstered by dozens of R&D centres based at the province’s network of world-class universities and colleges.

Brendan Sweeney

Managing Director, Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing

Brendan Sweeney

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