TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 14, 2015) - On Wednesday, April 15, the Fraser Institute will release a new study exploring the relationship between demographics and the declining rate of business start-ups in Canada.

Entrepreneurship, Demographics and Capital Gains Tax Reform examines how an aging population is linked to diminishing entrepreneurship and whether reforms to capital gains tax policy could reverse the trend.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Wednesday, April 15 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

Niels Veldhuis, study co-author and Fraser Institute president, is in Toronto and available to media.

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Contact Information:

Jason Clemens
Executive Vice-President, Fraser Institute
(604) 714-4591

Niels Veldhuis
President, Fraser Institute
(604) 714-4546

For further information, contact:
Aanand Radia
Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
(416) 363-6575 ext. 238