Ontario Aerospace Sector
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over $6B in annual sales

This key sector is comprised of more than 200 companies and over 21,000 highly skilled and qualified employees, whose primary activity is aerospace — from design and test through manufacturing to full life cycle support.

The total workforce is over 48,000 (direct, indirect).

Tier 1, Large Tier 2 and OEM Aerospace Companies in Ontario by Subsector


Supported by large group of smaller Tier 2, Tier 3 and specialized processing companies throughout the aerospace and space supply chains.

Ontario offers:

  • A diverse and established supply chain

  • A highly skilled workforce supported by respected academic institutions and industry-specific learning programs

  • A prime location in the heart of the North American market

  • Competitive business costs

  • A strong innovation ecosystem with R&D incentives

  • Defence offset opportunities