Buy from Canada

Canadian technology and expertise available through CCC

We provide foreign government buyers simplified access to Canada’s world-class technologies and expertise on a government to government basis. Solutions from sectors that are top of mind for many governments and that CCC can deliver, include:
  • National security, aerospace, and defence
  • Economic and social infrastructure, climate resiliency, and clean technology
  • Information and communications technologies, and cyber security
  • Agrifood, food security

Total value of contracts we delivered in 2020-2021

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Exports in other sectors


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Canada is a world leader in aerospace products, ranking in the top countries for civil aircraft, engines and flight simulators. Canadian solutions for government buyers include:
  • Airports, runways/aprons, terminals and air space navigational systems
  • Airport security systems and equipment
  • Border security systems and passport production
  • Aircraft manufacturing (fixed wing, rotary)
  • Special mission aircraft & aircraft missionization (Search and Rescue, Fire Fighting)
  • Maintenance, repair and overhaul services
  • Training systems
  • Satellites
Government buyers can contract Canadian solutions through our International Prime Contractor program. U.S. military buying commands can source from Canada through our U.S. DoD Prime Contractor program.

Case Study – Government of Peru

Aided by a G2G contract with CCC, the Government of Peru purchased 12 Twin Otters from Viking AirViking Air also sold a DHC-6 Series 400 Twin Otter aircraft with pilot training and flight simulation to Argentina’s Federal Police through a G2G contract. 

Case Study – Government of Montenegro

To support land and sea activities, search and rescue operations and to patrol the country’s borders and territories, the government of Montenegro purchased three helicopters from Bell Helicopter (now Bell Textron) through a CCC G2G contract.

Case Study – Government of Argentina

Argentina’s Federal Police purchased  a DHC-6 Series 400 Twin Otter aircraft with pilot training and flight simulation from Viking Air through a CCC G2G contract. 

Case Study – U.S. Air Force

Through the U.S. DoD Prime Contractor programthe U.S. Air Force contracted for the installation of critical upgrades to C-130J cargo aircraft from Cascade Aerospace. 

Case Study – Government of Bangladesh

The national flag carrier of Bangladesh purchased three new Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft (now Longview Aviation) via a CCC G2G contract. This will allow the country to increase its domestic connectivity and services to neighboring countries.

International Prime Contractor

Learn about our program where we collaborate with foreign governments to source qualified Canadian suppliers, develop and negotiate a G2G contract, attract financing, oversee contract performance and financial administration, and provide a Government of Canada guarantee that the project will be delivered on time, on budget and as specified.

Clean technologies

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CCC can help government buyers identify and contract cleantech solutions including:
  • Water and wastewater, storage reservoirs, pipes, pumps, valves, filtration and treatment equipment and smart meters
  • Water desalinization
  • Clean energy generation, including solar, hydro, biomass and wind power
  • Electrical power, including generation plants, electrical grid and local distribution
Foreign government buyers can contract clean tech solutions from Canadian sources through our International Prime Contractor program. U.S. military buying commands can source Canadian solutions through our U.S. DoD Prime Contractor program.

Case Study – U.S. Department of Defense

U.S. DoD purchased a prototype of an integrated  waste and water management system through CCC and the U.S. DoD Prime Contractor program

Case Study – Barbados Water Authority

Through a CCC G2G contract, the Barbados Water Authority contracted for the installation of nearly 100,000 domestic and 4,000 commercial smart water meters capable of automatically transmitting water usage data to improve water operations.

MOU – Government of Pakistan

In 2017, CCC signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan to set up 1,000 megawatts of solar power capacity. 


Arrivals or departure area at Bermuda's L.F. Wade International Airport after redevelopment led by CCC and Aecon
Canada has engaged with and delivered many infrastructure projects through CCC’s G2G contracting approach. Government buyers look to Canada for the following capabilities: 
  • Airports, runways, terminals and air space navigational systems
  • Supply of ports, rail and transit equipment and communications-based control systems
  • Schools, universities, specialized colleges, curricula development and training
  • Hospitals, specialized medical clinics, including equipment and staff training
  • Electrical power, including generation plants, electrical grid and local distribution
  • Water and wastewater storage reservoirs, pipes, pumps, valves
Government buyers can contract Canadian solutions through our International Prime Contractor program.

Case Study – Government of Dominican Republic

Through a CCC G2G contract and with the support of and EDC, Canada’s Export Credit Agency, the Guajimia storm and sanitary water sanitation system in the Dominican Republic was upgraded with new residential units and storm and sanitary drainage works. 

Case Study – City of Quito, Ecuador

A US$415 million contract delivered an award-winning new airport to the City of Quito in Ecuador,  through a CCC G2G contract. 

Case Study – Government of Bermuda

The Government of Bermuda also leveraged a CCC G2G contract to deliver a new, world-class airport terminal and associated infrastructure for the L.F. Wade International Airport.

Case Study – Government of St. Kitts & Nevis

To support its expanding tourism industry, the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis contracted a second pier at Port Zante through a CCC G2G contract.

Case Study – Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority 

Through a G2G contract, CCC facilitated a $127M project in Ghana for an inland container terminal that includes a container freight station, a warehouse, a car park, and an open area for unloading and for the storage of containers. 


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CCC has been helping defence allies and like-minded nations, including the U.S. Department of Defense, to purchase made-in-Canada solutions for over 65 years. Our reliability is reflected in the billions of dollars that we have facilitated through our U.S. DoD Prime Contractor and International Prime Contractor programs. Defence buyers need a variety of military and non-military goods. Here are some examples:   Air, Land, Sea Platforms
  • Armored vehicles and survivability systems
  • Special mission aircraft and aircraft missionization
  • Surface combatant ships
  • Joint support and off-shore patrol ships
  • In-service support solutions
  • Coastal surveillance and vessel traffic systems
  • CBRNE & soldier systems
  • Shelters
Command and Support
  • Command, control, and communications systems
  • Intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems
Training Systems
  • Interactive maintenance trainers
  • Live-fire training and weapon systems
  • Close combat tactical trainers
  • Flight, land, and naval dynamic synthetic environments

Case Study – Chile Ministry of Defence

The Government of Chile’s Ministry of Defence turned to Canada and the CCC for the purchase of Tyne RM1C Turbines for their aircrafts. 

The Chilean Navy required the urgent overhaul and maintenance of RR marine turbines, and also turned to CCC with Canadian company S&S Turbines Services to fulfil this need within 160 days. 

Case Study – Mexican Air Force

Contracted through CCC, Cascade Aerospace modernized an L-100 (C-130) Hercules aircraft for the Fuerza Aérea Mexicana (FAM). The program included the installation and integration of an advanced Rockwell Collins Flight2 digital avionics suite, and operational and technical training for Mexican Air Force personnel.

Case Study – Royal Australian Air Force

CCC signed a contract with the Royal Australian Air Force for a virtual reality simulation system from Bluedrop Performance Learning.

Case Study – U.S. Navy

We supported the sale of a Recovery Assist, Secure and Traverse systems to support ship borne helicopter operations by Indal Technologies Inc. We also signed a $70-million contract under the DPSA to have Standard Aero refurbish 501-K34 turbine engines used on guided missile destroyers.

Case Study – U.S. DoD

CCC signed a $30-million contract under the DPSA for the sale of 6,000 shipboard approved forklifts provided by Liftking Manufacturing Corp.

Case Study – U.S. Air Force

CCC signed a contract with the U.S. Air Force to have Cascade Aerospace install critical upgrades to C-130J cargo aircraft.

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Our programs for Government Buyers in the defence sector

Learn how we can help you buy solutions from Canada in the defence sector.


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Canadian companies offer a variety of information technologies to meet public sector needs. Some solutions that Canadians offer include: 
  • Biometric voter registration systems
  • National identification card systems
  • Geomatic and land title registry systems
  • Government tax administration systems
  • Electronic lottery systems
  • Intrusion protection systems
  • Critical infrastructure protection systems
  • Voice, data, and video networking solutions.
Government buyers can engage with Canadian businesses through our International Prime Contractor program or the U.S. DoD Prime Contractor program.

Case Study – Government of Panama

Panama’s Ministry of Security needed a better way to monitor unfolding situations and accelerate the dispatch of first responders. CCC, through a G2G contract, was able to find a solution that met all of Panama’s technical criteria by providing a solutions from General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) that included computer-assisted dispatch, real-time officer location, and instant data transfer to identify license plates, faces and other information.

Case Study – Royal Australian Air Force

Through CCC, Bluedrop Performance Learning provided a virtual reality training simulator to the Royal Australian Air Force, allowing C-130J Hercules loadmasters to perform procedural training in a realistic and immersive virtual environment.

Case Study – U.S. Department of Defense

CCC facilitated a sale by EMS Honeywell to the U.S. DoD for an Inmarsat satellite communication  system which allows internet-type connections in aircrafts while in flight. The system supports essential naval air activities.

Case Study – Government of Honduras

With CCC’s support, Canadian Bank Note supplied the Government of Honduras  with national lottery systems that fund the countries’ health, social and educational programs.

Other Sectors

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In addition to our core sectors, we support the sale of other products and services of public interest to municipal, state, and federal governments around the world. 

Case Study – Government of Bangladesh

Over the years, CCC has signed several contracts with the Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC) for potash from Canpotex. Potash is critical to Bangladesh’s agricultural industry and the nation’s food security.

Case Study – Government of Bolivia

As major forest fires threatened the Chiquitania region, the Government of Bolivia called on Canada for an urgent solution. Working with Coulson Aircrane Ltd, we were able to assist by deploying two Sikorsky S-61 helicopters and a Chinook CH-47D heavy-lift helicopter to provide aerial firefighting capabilities. CCC actioned a contract in one week.

Case Study – Government of Colombia

The Colombia National Police was in dire need of chemical, biological, and nuclear (CBRN) first responder equipment. CCC and Allen Vanguard worked together to deliver this equipment for first class training.

Simplified Acquisition Through the Government of Canada

Read a summary of our government to government offering and key capabilities we offer through our programs.

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