Finance (NAICS 521, 522, 523, 526)


This sector comprises establishments primarily engaged in extending credit or lending funds raised by credit market borrowing , and in investing venture capital in different ways. The Bank of Canada, funds, trusts and other financial vehicles organized to hold portfolio assets for the benefit of others and that facilitate the lending of funds or issuance of credit are also included.

Sectors included (NAICS)

  • Monetary authorities - central bank (NAICS 521)
  • Credit intermediation and related activities (NAICS 522)
  • Securities, commodity contracts, and other financial investment and related activities (NAICS 523)
  • Funds and other financial vehicles (NAICS 526)