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Israel Trade & Economic Office

Israel Economic Mission to Canada

Israel, Quebec set up $12 million bilateral R&D program

Program aims to boost joint industrial projects, foster long-term alliances between firms and entities Canada’s Province of Québec and the Israel Innovation Authority have launched a $12 million bilateral program, with both parties committing $3
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Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard began his trade mission to Israel with a visit to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem

COUILLARD BECOMES FIRST QUEBEC PREMIER TO VISIT ISRAEL OFFICIALLY

Close to 90 representatives of Quebec’s business, as well as research and cultural, sectors, depart this week for a six-day trade mission to Israel and the West Bank, led by Premier Philippe Couillard, the first
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SkyX drones are half-helicopter, half-plane and built to fly long distances

A Markham, Ontario startup called SkyX Ltd. emerged from stealth today to share with TechCrunch details about its unique industrial drone designs. The company’s SkyOne drones take off and land like a helicopter, but fly more
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POPULAR ISRAELI KARAOKE APP ACQUIRED BY CANADIAN MUSIC GIANT

category: Investment
  The Montreal – based Stingray Digital Group has acquired Israel’s Yokee Music Ltd., a globally popular karaoke and instrumental music app provider, the companies announced on Tuesday. Yokee Music – headquartered in Yehud in central
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The Israeli contender in Toronto’s coffee wars smells sweet success

category: Food, Investment
When it comes to running a coffee shop, Anat Davidzon has done it all. As the co-founder of Aroma Canada, she’s been involved in every aspect of the business, helping open and operate numerous locations
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Ontario teams up with Israel to tackle cybersecurity in financial services

A new joint venture between Ontario and Israel to fund research and the commercialization of innovative technology will focus on cybersecurity in the financial services sector initially. The province and Israel have each committed to
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Israel tech raised record $4.8b in 2016, up 11% from last year – report

category: Investment
Israeli high-tech companies raised an all-time annual high of $4.8 billion in 2016, 11 percent above the $4.3 billion raised in 2015, a new report by IVC Research Center and attorneys Zag-S&W shows. The average
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B.C. mission to Israel

category: Investment
In November, B.C. Minister of Finance and House Leader Michael de Jong led a provincial trade mission to Israel. The invitation to delegates was sent by the minister and Dr. Moira Stilwell, MLA for Vancouver-Langara.
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Inclusive innovation: learning from the start-up nation

Inclusivity is a central pillar of the federal government’s Innovation Agenda. By engaging the full spectrum of Canadian society in innovative projects, government can both leverage Canada’s diversity of talent and empower marginalized populations. It
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Richmond Hill twins with Israeli city of Netanya

The Town of Richmond Hill has a new twin. Mayor Dave Barrow, who is leading a trade mission to Israel this week, signed the twinning agreement with Miriam Fierberg-Ikar, mayor of the City of Netanya,
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