Canada's Semiconductor Council

Canada’s Semiconductor Council is a national industry coalition dedicated to accelerating the growth and development of Canada’s semiconductor sector.

We aim to:

  • Drive consensus on a national strategy for sustained growth of the semiconductor sector, as an engine for Canadian economic growth and as a key enabler of other industry sectors.
  • Advocate on the priorities, issues and opportunities, and create and implement programs for Canada’s semiconductor sector.
  • Provide focused networking opportunities for informal knowledge sharing and collaboration among members.

Roadmap to 2050: Canada’s Semiconductor Action Plan

Roadmap to 2050: Canada’s Semiconductor Action Plan is the report and action plan published by the Council and lays out short-, medium-, and long-term recommendations to build Canada’s semiconductor industry. Over Summer 2021, the Council interviewed over 100 stakeholders across Canada to gain data-driven insights that inform the action plan and recommendations.


Paul Slaby

Managing Director, Canada's Semiconductor Council
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Melissa Chee

President & CEO, ventureLAB

Kevin O'Neil

Corporate Vice President & AMD Canada Managing Director
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Salim Teja

Partner, Radical Ventures

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Canada’s Semiconductor Council consulted over 100 industry stakeholders from coast-to-coast, representing startups, Canadian anchor companies, and global multinationals. The full list of stakeholders interviewed who agreed to be listed can be found in the Roadmap to 2050: Canada’s Semiconductor Action Plan.

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