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OTTAWA--(Marketwire - 01/18/11) - So far in 2011, two prominent American media outlets are buzzing about Canada's investment potential. This month both the Wall Street Journal and The Washington Times have lauded Canada's business appeal citing a wide variety of economic metrics, and Canada's large "C-11" cities are indeed open for business. Today the C-11 coalition of Canada's large cities is launching and, two new Web sites that provide comprehensive information for global companies considering expansion into North America.

Canada's large cities have a lot of good economic news to share with companies considering expanding in or moving to the country. Canada's federal corporate income tax rate will fall from 18% in 2010 to 15% by 2012 -- less than half of the top U.S. federal marginal corporate income tax rate, and the lowest in the G7. As the Wall Street Journal noted, relative levels of taxation matter because companies and investors send capital where it can achieve the highest returns.

To read the full, original article click on this link: Collaboration Is the New Competitive Advantage: Canada's Large "C-11" Cities Launch New Unified Brand and Bilingual Web Sites in Effort to Attract Foreign Investment and Trade - Yahoo! Finance