If revenues fall short, federal investments through the bank would act as a revenue floor to help make a project commercially viable.
Liberals see the bank as a way to use public dollars to leverage private funding for expensive infrastructure projects.
Government expects the agency to be up and running by the end of the year.
Government hopes every to leverage $4-5 in private funding for every dollar it invests.
Premier Couillard expects funding to generate up to $2.8 billion in private investment.