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  1. 1. The Canadian Environmental Products & Technologies Market<br />A Presentation for<br />Post-Globe 2010<br />29 March 2010<br />Colin Isaacs, CIAL Group<br />Environment and Sustainable Development Management Consultants<br />Fisherville, Ontario, Canada; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and London, UK<br />119 Concession 6 Road, Fisherville, Ontario N0A 1G0 <br />Phone: (416) 410 0432 Fax (416) 362 5231Email:<br />
  2. 2. Canada<br />10 provinces & 3 territories<br />Land: 9,093,507 sq km <br />Water: 891,163 sq km<br />Border: 8,893 km (includes 2,477 km with Alaska) <br />Coastline: 202,080 km<br />Highest point: Mount Logan 5,959 m<br />Arable land: 4.57%<br />Second largest country in the world after Russia<br />Population: 33,000,000; population growth 0.82% per year<br />90% of the population is concentrated within 160 km of the US border <br />Religions: Roman Catholic 42.6%, Protestant 23.3%other Christian 4.4%, Muslim 1.9%,other and unspecified 11.8%, none 16%<br />
  3. 3. CanadaResources<br />Iron ore<br />Nickel<br />Zinc<br />Copper<br />Gold<br />Lead<br />Molybdenum<br />Potash<br />Diamonds<br />Silver<br />Fish<br />Timber<br />Wildlife<br />Coal<br />Petroleum<br />Natural Gas<br />Hydropower <br />
  4. 4. Canada – key resources<br />Water use: 9 km3 /yr residential (~300 litres per person/day) 31 km3 /yr industrial 5 km3 /yr agricultural<br />Total fresh water: 3300 km3<br />Electricity Consumption: 536 billion kWh Production: 670 billion kWh<br />Oil Consumption: 2.3 million bbl/day Production: 3.4 million bbl/day Proven reserves 178 billion bbl<br />Natural gas Consumption 83 billion m3 Production 170 billion m3<br />
  5. 5. Canada: Environmental Governance<br />Canada is a democratic government with each level of government elected separately<br />Federal Government – international agreements and some legislation - operational responsibility for toxic substances, fisheries, oceans, species at risk, federal lands, interprovincial trade, interprovincial transportation, federally regulated industries, national building codes, etc. <br />10 Provinces – primary environmental regulator and, in some provinces, operations<br />~ 2000 municipalities – various environmental roles primary operator for water, wastewater, non hazardous solid waste, etc.<br />
  6. 6. Canada Economy<br />GDP 2009: US$1.287 trillion<br />Real Growth Rate - 2.4% 2009 +0.4% 2008 + 2.4% 2007 <br />GDP by sector: agriculture: 2.0% industry: 28.4% services: 69.6%<br />Labour force: 18.4 million 2009<br />Labour force by sector: agriculture 2% manufacturing 10% construction 7% services 78% other 3% <br />Inflation rate 2009: +0.2%<br />Industrial growth rate 2009: -9.0%<br />
  7. 7. Canada Major Exports<br />Motor vehicles and parts<br />Industrial machinery<br />Aircraft<br />Telecommunications equipment<br />Chemicals, plastics<br />Fertilizers<br />Wood pulp, timber<br />Crude petroleum<br />Natural gas<br />Electricity<br />Aluminum <br />
  8. 8. Canada Major Imports<br />Machinery and equipment<br />Motor vehicles and parts<br />Crude oil<br />Chemicals<br />Electricity<br />Durable consumer goods <br />
  9. 9. Total Environment Protection Operating Expendituresmillions of dollars<br />Source: Statistics Canada<br />
  10. 10. Business Capital & Operating Expenditures on Environmental Protection 2006millions of dollars<br />Source: Statistics Canada<br />
  11. 11. Capital & Operating Expenditureson environmental protection by industry 2006millions of dollars<br />Source: Statistics Canada<br />
  12. 12. Environmental Management Tools used by Canadian Industry 2006proportion of companies / employment<br />Source: Statistics Canada<br />
  13. 13. Capital Expenditures on Environment Protection 2006millions of dollars<br />Source: Statistics Canada<br />
  14. 14. Government Expenditure on Environment Protection 2002thousand millions of dollars<br />Source: Statistics Canada<br />
  15. 15. Some Key EnvironmentalTechnology OpportunitiesCanada 2010<br />Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction<br />CO2 Sequestration<br />Carbon Capture & Storage<br />Renewable energy – wind, solar, biomass, waste, small hydro<br />Bioplastics, Biofuels, other Bio Products<br />Industrial Waste Water Treatment<br />Small Scale Sewage Treatment<br />Air Pollutant Emission Reduction<br />Remediation & Reclamation<br />Green Buildings and Interiors<br />Municipal Infrastructure (rehabilitation & replacement)<br />Advanced Municipal Waste Management<br />Recycling & Composting<br />Green Consumer Products<br />
  16. 16. Partnering with Canadian Environment Companies<br />The Canadian Environment Industry includes around 8,500 companies<br />With US$18.4 billion in annual sales (2.2% of GDP) and more than US$1.5 billion in exports <br />Canada is the 7th largest Environment market in the world with around 2.6% of global revenues. <br />One third of the firms are manufacturers, making a broad range of products <br />Approximately two thirds of the environment industry firms in Canada provide services<br />Small companies (<100 employees) constitute 96% of all businesses in the industry<br />The environment sector employs around 220,000 workersrepresenting 1.15% of total Canadian employment.<br />A number of federal and Ontario government programs provide assistance for companies seeking to locate or expand<br />120 million people live within a day trip of Southern Ontario<br />
  17. 17. Location of Canadian Environmental Companies<br />Source: Statistics Canada<br />