Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada works to improve conditions for investment, enhance Canada's innovation performance, increase Canada's share of global trade, and build a fair, efficient, and competitive marketplace.

This includes managing Canada's airwaves and overseeing its bankruptcy, incorporation, intellectual property, and measurement systems; providing financing and industry research tools to help businesses develop, import, and export; encouraging scientific research; and protecting and promoting the interests of Canadian consumers.