CanadaInternational Essentials Guide

Texas is home to an estimated 48,000 Canadians, the fourth-largest population of Canadian residents in the United States behind California, Florida, and New York. Whether you are looking for unique cultural experiences or to connect with fellow Canadians, the Dallas Region has plenty of opportunities for you.

  • There is an estimated $5.47 billion exchanged between Canada and DFW, with $5.26 billion (96.16 percent) in imports from Canada to DFW, and $210.01 million (3.84 percent) exported from DFW to Canada.
  • More than 150 Canadian-owned companies operate U.S. or North American headquarters and other facilities in the Dallas Region. Notable Canadian companies include: ALDO, BlackBerry, Bombardier Recreational Products, Colliers International, Dalfen Industrial, Digital Boundary Group, lululemon athletica, Mitel, Mother Parkers Coffee, and Thomson Reuters.
  • Weekly Direct Flights to Canada: American Airlines – 56 times to Calgary (YYC), Québec (YUL), Ontario (YYZ), and Richmond, British Columbia (YVR) | Air Canada – 38 times to Québec (YUL), Ontario (YYZ), and Richmond, British Columbia (YVR).
  • Learn more about the only international private school in Dallas that integrates the French national curriculum: Dallas International School
  • Enjoy Canadian staples or drinks at some of our favorite locations: Earls (Plano) | The Keg (Plano and Irving) |  Maple Leaf DinerMoxie’s (locations in Uptown Dallas and Plano)
  • Home to Dallas Stars and Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn.
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