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, TechnologyMetals.ca, GoldSilverMetals.ca, and former Editor of Canadian Private Equity. Ted has been passionately tracking Canadian private capital industry since 1992, most recently served as Research Director for The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA). Ted is President of CPE Media Inc., an independent, trusted and unbiased data provider tracking Canadian VC/PE, private capital industry.
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