BDC's Annual Public Meeting

BDC’s Annual Public Meeting was held on December 16, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. (EST). 

View the webcast presented by BDC’s Chairperson of the Board, Mike Pedersen, and BDC’s Chief Financial Officer, Stefano Lucarelli.

Download the Annual Public Meeting presentation

Download the Annual Public Meeting speech

Download our 2021 Annual Report

Objective of the meeting

The objective of the meeting is to provide information on BDC’s mandate, activities, results and plans for the future.

About BDC

BDC is the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs. Its purpose is to support small and mid-sized businesses in all industries and at all stages of growth. Whether business owners want to take on new markets, make their operations more efficient, acquire another business or everything in between, BDC provides access to financing, as well as advisory services to meet their needs. BDC’s investment arm, BDC Capital, offers a wide range of risk capital solutions. BDC supports underserved entrepreneurs and emergent industries to generate greater social and economic impact. BDC is also certified B Corp and actively contributes to the growth of a worldwide movement of entrepreneurs who create inclusive and sustainable prosperity. For more information on BDC’s solutions, and to consult more than 1,000 free tools and articles, visit