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Significant growth opportunities exist for businesses seeking new opportunities in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

We’ve entered a new era in global economic competition and the race is on for the US, Canada and the UK to do more to attract foreign direct investment to counter global competition. The G7 economies are at a critical juncture on how best to navigate their economies into, through and beyond the next decade.

A major driver motivating the G7 economies including the US, Canada and the UK, is the emergence of the BRICS economies. (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) BRICS has emerged as a formidable economic bloc with a GDP valued around $20 trillion in 2021, compared to the G7’s $35 trillion.

To compete, the US, UK and Canada are investing heavily in their own markets.

  • North America investing Trillions of dollars of public funds across key sectors

  • New Preferential Trade agreement between the UK and Canada

  • North America and UK committed to attracting investment from abroad

  • Exponential demand to build local capacity from overseas firms

America is frequently ranked no: 1 on the global economic competitive index. It is the world’s largest national economy and leading global trader with the eighth-highest per capita GDP as of 2022. The U.S. accounted for 25.4% of the global economy in 2022, and around 15.6% in PPP terms.
In 2021, Canada and the UK signed a new preferential trade agreement, with the UK and US currently negotiating a post Brexit bio-lateral trading agreement in the works. To achieve and retain economic leadership in the long-term, the United States, Canada and the UK have agreed to strengthen and enhance economic ties in response to the challenges from rising global competition. 
Trillions of dollars have been committed by US, Canada and the UK over the next two decades, with the aim of boosting trade and investment and building local capacity from abroad. This level of investment is needed to address critical needs and requirements, including: 
  • Filling 12 million current job openings
  • Shortage of new market entrants across every sector & discipline
  • Lack of industry capacity threatens economic growth and global competitiveness
  • Expanding schedules of capital projects worth trillions of dollars
  • Project owner clients and operators seeking to outsource more work to consultants and contractors
  • North America and the UK, entering a period of aggressive
  • Winning the race for talent in Science, Technology, Manufacturing, Health and Finance sectors

US, Canada and the UK economies depend on International resources to compete.

The three countries are leveling up in response to increased global competition, with large scale long-term investment worth trillions of dollars ringfenced to remove barriers obstructing their economic growth. These barriers include aging populations, early retirement, cost of living, younger generations opting out of engineering and environmental sciences, declining birthrates, flexible mobile work-force and remote working expectations. 

Statistics Canada organization counted 1 million unfilled jobs by Q4 2022, the most on record & double pre-pandemic levels. In late 2022, early 2023, Canadian unemployment rate post Covid, fell by 5%, the lowest since the 1970s. Public sector owner clients increasingly lack internal resources to plan, organize & deliver their schedule of capital projects, are turning to the private sector for support. 

Consequently, the US, Canada & the UK is increasing the tempo to attract overseas contractors & consultants, technologists, manufacturers, trades professionals, engineers & scientists, project partners & investors, with the promise of multi-year rolling contracts.

Chronic shortages of technical labor

Public & private sector clients in every sector across North America & the United Kingdom are actively looking to attract proponents from overseas. Over the last decade the shortage of technical labor, particular in the United States & Canada, has grown exponentially. Chronic labor shortages exist in every technical discipline & every sector, resulting in projects being cancelled, postponed or deferred.

Diminishing global competitiveness

As a major global trading bloc, North America and the United Kingdom are at risk of losing historic economic gains made in industrial, commercial & technological development & productivity. A lack of industry capacity & the shortage of skilled labor in virtually every sector, threatens their global competitiveness.

Countries around the World are competing hard for the same skills, offering long-term incentives to attract investment from abroad. Consequently, Governments, investment ready start-ups, owner-operators, Business Chambers of Commerce across North America & the UK are motivated to attract investment & build capacity from the International markets.

The problem is not funding, but capacity

Thousands of Government funded contracts are available to qualifying proponents in every sector. As one client stated “the problem is not a lack of funding, but insufficient industry capacity to deliver our projects” In early 2023, the Provincial Governments of British Columbia & Alberta each posted a surplus of $1.3BN & $2.4BN, respectively. A similar picture exists across the United States.

The US, Canadian & UK Transatlantic trading corridor provides a significant & timely opportunity for growth focused businesses to position, partner & procure large contracts in markets offering long-term financial stability, predictable deal-flow, & large-scale revenue.

In North America, Canada is often overlooked by some firms exclusively focused on the United States. Whilst the United States offers more, Canada is in fact one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the world, rich with funded opportunities across every sector.

Canada has the world’s second largest land surface area and a population of 37.5 million, and the fastest population growth of all the G7 countries. In 2019, its GDP reached a high of US$1.731 trillion and its economy is projected to become the sixth largest by 2035.

Canada has become a highly attractive destination in which to grow and expand a business, and to launch into other international markets.

The US, Canada and the UK hold significant appeal to businesses interested in growth, due in part to the transatlantic economy, an abundance of natural resources, political stability and good governance.

The US, Canada and the UK remain bullish on the opportunities to further strengthen and enhance their shared economies. To shore up this confidence, Governments and Municipalities have earmarked vast amounts of tax payers money to fund thousands of projects across every sector, over the next decade and beyond.

Funded projects by sector:


  • Roads, bridges & highways
  • Light rapid transit/Metro (LRT)
  • Bus rapid transit (BRT & terminals)
  • Airport expansions, runway upgrades.
  • Marine & Port terminals, on & off loading port facilities
  • Energy by Rail (Oil Bitumen & LNG) On & off loading terminals
  • Heavy industrial rail (Tankers & containers)
  • Transportation planning
  • Urban systems planning

Energy: (Conventional)

  • Oil & gas (LNG) Pipelines
  • Exploration & recovery
  • Well drilling
  • Emergency management & Operations (Spill response, mitigation & clean-up)
  • Power-lines & stations
  • Hydraulic shale fracking
  • Hydro-electric dams

Energy (Clean)

  • Wind (Near, at & off-shore turbines)
  • Wave
  • Solar
  • Waste & incineration
  • Thermal
  • Anareobic


  • Plastics
  • Food production
  • Automotive
  • Farming & agricultural machinery
  • Construction Machinery
  • Materials handling


  • Open cast
  • SagD (Steam Assisted Gravity Drainage)
  • Metals & minerals mining
  • Mining closures & remediation
  • Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD)


  • Remediation, restoration & reclamation
  • Regulatory, permitting, approvals & compliance
  • Fish & fish habitat protection
  • Wildlife management
  • Vegetation management
  • Environmental impact & risk
  • Off-set & compensation
  • Air & Noise
  • Water quality management
  • Water-shed management
  • Seismic risk assessment
  • GIS & Geo-spatial

Soaring demand for the building trades professionals

(Industrial, commercial & residential sectors)

  • Plumbers
  • Electricians
  • Mechanics
  • Carpenters
  • Dry wallers/plasterers
  • Estimators
  • Painters & decorators
  • Pipe fitters
  • Masonry
  • Heavy equipment operators
  • Landscapers
  • Insulation
  • HVAC (Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning)
  • Logistics handlers
  • Materials handlers
  • Forklift truck operators
  • Distributor centre managers
  • Operations managers
  • Inventory & controllers
  • Project managers

Demand for multi-disciplinary professionals

North America in particular, is seeking to build industry capacity in all of the following disciplines:


  • Structural flood
  • Civil construction & construction management
  • Civil
  • Structural
  • Mechanical
  • Geo-technical
  • Electrical (Commercial, Industrial & Residential)
  • Construction project management & review
  • Pipeline
  • Pipeline river crossings
  • Road drainage
  • Forestry road design
  • Bio medical
  • Chemical


  • Structural flood engineering & design
  • Flood risk engineering & design
  • Flood risk assessment
  • Flood resiliency planning & protection
  • Flood protection work
  • Hydrological hazard assessment
  • Hydro-technical engineering
  • Hydrology
  • Hydraulics computer modelling & system design (1 & 2 modelling)
  • Debris flood assessment
  • Channel relocation
  • Channel geomorphology
  • Flood protection systems construction level determination
  • Shoreline erosion protection, design & engineering
  • Coastal defence engineering & design
  • Flood zone mapping & zoning
  • Dam safety design
  • River & stream erosion works
  • Dam, weir & spillway engineering & design
  • Water supply, treatment & distribution
  • Water well integrity assessment
  • Water quality management
  • Water systems integrity management
  • Chlorination systems handling design
  • Water systems staging design
  • Water systems twinning & connections
  • Water systems risk assessment
  • Watershed systems engineering
  • Watershed channel flow assessment
  • Geomorphological assessment
  • Ground water engineering
  • Surface water engineering
  • Storm water systems design & engineering
  • Culvert integrity management
  • Culvert hydraulics design & restoration
  • Dike systems design & engineering
  • In-stream & weir design engineering
  • River & stream protection & restoration
  • River embankment & stability design
  • River systems engineering
  • River gravel deposition & removal
  • Run-of-river design engineering
  • Hydro-electrical engineering
  • Mine water management plans
  • Tailings ponds design engineering
  • Water systems in-take assessment & design
  • Water treatment systems design engineering
  • Flow dynamics
  • River & stream flow monitoring station location & site assessment

Energy (Oil & gas, Hydro-electric & Renewables)

  • LNG pipe engineering
  • Pipeline river crossing design
  • Solar engineers
  • Wind turbine design & engineering
  • Wave resource engineering
  • Route selection


  • Ecological systems protection
  • Environmental Management & protection
  • Environmental risk management & impact assessment
  • Resource planning
  • Geomorphological
  • Fish biologists
  • Species at Risk biologists
  • Wildlife biologists
  • Water chemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Marine biology
  • Micro-biology
  • Atmospheric river sciences
  • Atmospheric heatwave sciences
  • Wildfire corridor planning 
  • Wildlife & vegetation biologists
  • Water quality management
  • Soil mechanics
  • Concrete chemistry
  • Spill response planning, clean-up & disposal
  • Biological countermeasures for spills on ice
  • Arctic cold climate assessments
  • Waterborne pathogen analytics
  • Emergency operations & disaster management
  • Regulatory, approvals & permitting
  • Environmental regulatory compliance verifers


  • Planners & designers
  • Route selection
  • Construction management
  • Operations & maintenance
  • Roads, bridge & highway engineering & design 
  • LRT & BRT design engineering
  • Heavy Rail & Commercial design engineering (On & off loading terminals)
  • Energy by Rail systems design engineering
  • Aviation engineers
  • Marine & Ports engineering & design

Information systems & Technology

  • GIS
  • AI decision support
  • Remote patient monitoring
  • Remote medical device 
  • Geo-spatial
  • Multi-criteria analytics
  • Drone surveillance
  • Software engineering
  • Information needs assessment
  • CRMs
  • Operations Management Systems
  • Value stream mapping
  • Project Delivery Systems
  • Systems planning
  • Risk management systems
  • Commitments tracking systems
  • Public consultation & stake-holder engagement
  • Social license to operate compliancy
  • Geomatics
  • Telemetry systems design (Automatic measurement & wireless transmission systems data management