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February 28, 2019

The competitiveness of Canadian firms is being hampered by tax policies that discriminate against and penalize companies as they seek equity to fuel growth, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.

In “Entrepreneurial Finance and Economic Growth: A Canadian Overview,” author Pierre Lortie examines the dynamics of Canadian private and public equity capital markets, and their efficiency in providing access to financing for innovative, high-growth small and medium-sized enterprises.

Pierre Lortie
Pierre Lortie

Pierre is a Director of the Research Center of the McGill University Health Center; Director of the Montreal Cancer Institute; Director of the Marine Biotechnology Research Center; Chairman of The Schmeelk Canada Foundation and President of the Canadian Ditchley Foundation.