By the numbers: Foreign ownership in Canada

Pembina Institute Photo: Julia Kilpatrick
A photo of a Syncrude operation and tailings pond in July 2013. Canada's resources sector represents the largest share of foreign investment, and its assets have been the target of high-profile foreign ownership bids.
Published: Wednesday, 07/23/2014 1:52 am EDT

The Investment Canada Act requires potential foreign owners of Canadian businesses to apply for a federal review of their transaction if the assets are at or above a certain threshold, and a notification if below.

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