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TECH BUYER Mar 2018 - IDC Perspective - Doc # CA42508618

The Canadian Budget, 2018: Forging New and Better Investments in Research and Innovation

By: Mark SchruttStrategic Advisor, Public Sector & Innovation Research, Jason BremnerResearch Vice President, Industry and Business Solutions


The 2018 Canadian budget was tabled on February 26. It called for C$339 billion in spending on operational programs, expenditures, and debt coverage compared with C$329 billion in fiscal year 2017–2018. Furthermore, the government is projecting its budget to increase by 3.3% over the next two years.

"The main two themes in the 2018 budget were support for middle- and lower-class families and providing opportunities for women, particularly entrepreneurs and women-led businesses," says Mark Schrutt, strategic advisor, Innovation and Public Sector Research.


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