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Canada’s 43rd Parliament – Speech from the Throne: CVCA Perspective

On December 5th, 2019, the Governor General of Canada, Julie Payette, opened Canada’s 43rd Parliament with the Speech from the Throne (SFT), outlining a five-point…

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CVCA’s Open Letter To Major Federal Party Leaders

Taking part in the federal election process, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association is pleased to offer its views on priorities ahead of… Read More

VCCI Stream 3: Responding To Cleantech Investment Challenges

Climate change is real and one of the most pressing issues facing the planet. This is a fact that has been confirmed scientifically time and… Read More

CVCA Supports #keypersonpledge to Promote Inclusion Across VC & PE Ecosystem

Canada’s Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA) has joined a number of other industry organizations worldwide in endorsing an important legal language change… Read More

CVCA Endorses ILPA’s Industry Code Of Conduct Guidelines

Diversity and inclusion have become top priorities in organizations worldwide driven by the powerful #MeToo movement and a number of high-profile cases of harassment, discrimination… Read More

Navigating Private Capital As A Woman: The Top Takeaways From CVCA’s AMA Series With Whitney Rockley

In celebration of International Women’s Day this year, the CVCA embarked on a cross-country tour, speaking to women (and men) at Canadian business schools on… Read More

Ontario Capital Growth Corporation announces $50M for new Life Science Venture Capital Fund Initiative; issues call for expressions of interest

Ontario is moving forward with a venture capital fund to help life sciences firms access the capital they need to grow their business, create jobs… Read More

CVCA Embarks On VC & PE Diversity & Inclusion Initiatives In Spirit Of IWD 2018

The CVCA is organizing and involved with various industry events around the lead-up for IWD 2018. 2018’s theme for International Women’s Day is #PressForProgress,… Read More

Four Steps For Advancing Diversity And Inclusion

Diversity was a hot button issue for much of the tech world throughout 2017. Companies like Google, Uber, Apple and others regularly made headlines, showing… Read More

Canada’s Venture Out Conference Reinforces the Benefits of Diversity and Inclusion

“If we can help teach companies and help create those experiences for young people or let them know they exist, that would be awesome.” Fostering… Read More

Government Of Canada Commits To Bolstering Canadian Innovation Through VCCI

CVCA Applauds Government’s Commitment to Strengthening Innovation Companies in Canada December 18, 2017 – Toronto, ON – The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association… Read More

CVCA Reacts to Announcement of Passive Investment Tax Changes

Toronto, October 18, 2017 – The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) welcomes today’s announcement by Finance Minister Bill Morneau regarding the passive investment… Read More

CVCA Responds to Consultation on Proposed Private Corporation Tax Changes

Since the July 18th announcement, the CVCA has engaged its members and others in the ecosystem to assess the impact of the proposals. Overall, while… Read More