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Investing in opportunities across Canada

Our headquarters in Toronto and our investments across the country

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While our offices and portfolio span the globe, many of our significant investments are based in our home country. With more than a quarter ($100 billion) of our gross asset portfolio located in Canada, we are a large investor in the country, with local expertise that positions us to identify and earn strong risk-adjusted returns in attractive opportunities.

Our investments in Canada provide growth opportunities and employment to approximately 27,000 Canadians. This significant exposure to Canada is a source of pride for Ontario Teachers’, with investments that cover a wide range of sectors, including everything from district energy to senior retirement homes.

Ontario Teachers’ holds a gross portfolio of public and private assets totaling


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people are employed across our 20+ portfolio companies in Canada

A selection of our Canadian investments

Cadillac Fairview

As one of Canada’s leading real estate owners, operators and developers, Cadillac Fairview (CF) is well known for its premier shopping malls like the Eaton Centre and office towers like the TD Centre. But CF is also working to develop residential properties to meet Canada’s critical housing needs. CF’s residential development program aims to deliver 7,000 rental units in cities including Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver.

Global Container Terminals

Global Container Terminals (GCT) is a west coast-based container terminal operator. Its state of the art terminals in Vancouver and Delta, British Columbia offer key access to international trade routes, helping Canadian companies access major markets in Asia-Pacific to grow their businesses. GCT’s two terminals are efficient, sustainable and environmentally friendly, earning the "Green Marine" certification.

Atlantic Aqua Farms

For over 35 years, Atlantic Aqua Farms have set the highest standard of quality in the North American mussel industry. Today, they are the #1 grower and processor of live mussels in North America and continue to expand their oyster farming network. Shellfish aquaculture naturally uses low impact farming techniques, which allows for increased supply without significant environmental or social impact.

Arterra Wines Canada

Founded in 1874, Arterra Wines Canada (Arterra) is Canada’s leading producer and marketer of award-winning, globally recognized Canadian and imported wines. It owns and operates 164 Wine Rack retail stores in Ontario and employs over 2,000 people across Canada. Arterra has received over 1,500 accolades across its 100+ wine brands, including seven of the top 20 brands in Canada.

Ontario Teachers’ has a long and successful history of investing in a variety of asset classes across our home country. Canada remains one of our key focus markets, and we are constantly looking for attractive investment opportunities from coast to coast to coast.

Jo Taylor
President and CEO