Skilled work force, low cost of doing business, transportation system & access to domestic & global markets. cost-effective business real estate, favourable business climate & attractive quality of life. The economist intelligence unit (eiu) rates canada #1 from "05- 09. canada is #11 for its gross domestic product & per capita gdp. manufacturing (transportation equipment, food, chemicals & petroleum products) is a key part of the canadian economy (more than 14%) workers are highly skilled, motivated & reasonably paid. There"s no shortage of incentives to assist business taxpayers. Income taxes account for more than 8% of federal, provincial, territorial & local gmnt revenue. 46% of workers are so unhappy that they would switch jobs. more people willing to leave jobs than before grass is greener elsewhere . 27% say job performance is reflected by their pay. reduce bureaucracy & rigid rules that impede innovation in car design.