2018 Federal budget in a nutshell

On February 27, 2108, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled Federal Budget 2018, Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle Class.

The Budget 2018 is the “Government’s people-centred plan to strengthen the middle class and support economic growth. Guided by a new Gender Results Framework, Budget 2018 proposes several measures to ensure every Canadian has an equal and fair chance at success.”

How did the budget word the plan? Here are a few of words being used in the plan:

Innovation – 197 times
Capital – 54 times
Female – 24 times
BDC – 14 times
Venture Capital – 14 times
Angel – 3 times
Growth Capital – 1 time

photo credit: Ministry of Finance, Canada

Ted Liu

Ted Liu, M.Sc. (Mining), MBA (Finance), is the Editor of Private Capital Journal, CanadaMetals.ca, TechWire.ca, and the former Editor of Canadian Private Equity. Ted has been passionately tracking Canadian private capital industry since 1992, having most recently served as Research Director for The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA).

Ted is the architect of CVCA infobase, and is the architect of CPE Media's Financings.ca, Canada's most sophisticated and advanced all private capital and public market financing database.