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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…

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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

Women-In-Tech Event to Bring Together 150 Female Investors & Founders Across Canada

Canadian female investors & founders to celebrate industry diversity for Canada’s 150th with series of events from coast-to-coast The Canadian Venture Capital and Private… Read More

#InvestInCanada: Celebrating Canada’s 150th

Canada is a great place to do business, live, work and invest. Let’s break down some of Canada’s impressive metrics: Canada’s workforce is the most… Read More

Coding Canadian Innovation

On June 14th, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains and Science Minister, Kirsty Duncan announced a $50M, two-year government commitment… Read More

NBIF gets $45.6M government injection to support local innovation

May 4-12 was Innovation Week in New Brunswick and the week was used as a backdrop for a provincial government funding announcement for the… Read More

CVCA Responds to Budget 2017

The CVCA applauds Government of Canada’s commitment to strengthen Canadian innovation through additional venture capital support Budget 2017 continues positive momentum for the private… Read More

The CVCA Responds to U.S. President Donald Trump’s Executive Order

The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) is adding its voice to the growing list of Canadian technology leaders calling on Ottawa to… Read More

Three Years Into VCAP and Program Still Propelling Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem

Today, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association celebrates the third anniversary of the Government of Canada’s Venture Capital Action Plan (VCAP)– a… Read More

Ontario to Invest $55M in Clean Tech VC Fund: Calls for Expressions of Interest From Fund Managers

As part of the Ontario government’s broader effort to support business growth by increasing access to investment capital, the 2016 Budget committed $55 million as… Read More

New Government Tax Credit for Alberta Investors to Increase Investment and Jobs

Originally posted by EY The Alberta Government has introduced the Alberta Investor Tax Credit (AITC) to stimulate investment in certain industries with strong job-creation… Read More

Breaking News: BC Responds to Call for More Venture Capital in Tech Vertical

By the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association The Province of British Columbia has taken another step forward in building on its innovation… Read More

The Global Venture Capital Conference Comes to Our Home Turf — And Makes Some Pretty Solid Strides

By Mike Woollatt, CEO Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association Every year, our fellow associations from around the world gather together to discuss… Read More