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Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT)
Supporting a strong, innovative economy that can provide jobs, opportunities and prosperity for all Ontarians.

What we do

  • Support job creation, innovation and economic growth for all Ontarians.
  • Deliver a range of programs, services and tools to help businesses innovate and compete in today’s fast-changing global economy.
  • Help make investing in Ontario more attractive for businesses, while protecting the public interest.
  • Support the growth of small and medium-sized businesses so they can connect with new export markets and customers.
  • Manage a network of international trade and investment offices in key markets around the world.
  • Organize international business missions to increase export and investment opportunities for Ontario’s companies.
  • Ensure Ontario’s interests are well-represented in all trade matters and negotiations (including CUSMA, CPTPP and CETA) and drive strategic investment and trade analysis.
  • Drive internal trade by working bilaterally with other provinces and territories and by implementing the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).
  • Develop and implement marketing strategies and tactics that favourably position the province’s key economic strengths and promote Ontario as the best place to invest, work, live and succeed.
  • Develop strategies for priority industries and sectors in Ontario.
  • Build strategic partnerships with leading companies and stakeholders within Ontario’s economy.
  • Foster scientific discovery and commercialization of new technologies and products that can be marketed to the world.
  • Harness Ontario’s talented workforce, entrepreneurial spirit and highly developed industry clusters.
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