The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

October 27, 2014 08:15 ET

The Fraser Institute: Media Advisory; New Study Examining Effect of Capital Gains Taxes on Canadian Economy Coming Tuesday, Oct. 28

VANCOUVER, BIRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 27, 2014) - On Tuesday, Oct. 28, the Fraser Institute will release a new essay on the effect of capital gains taxes on Canada's economy.

The essay, The Economic Costs of Capital Gains Taxes in Canada, part of a collection of essays on capital gains taxation, spotlights the "lock-in" effect, where investors retain older investments, even if more profitable opportunities are available, because of capital gains taxes.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Tuesday, Oct. 28.

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