Ottawa plans to limit the deductibility of stock options as a form of compensation.
Canada's ranking has plummeted in global competitiveness report cards.
Governments can ease regulations that inhibit would-be startup companies from raising financial capital.
The rate of small business startups in Canada has declined by almost 13 per cent since the early 2000s.
Demographics and Entrepreneurship blog series: Louder applause plus less regulation equals greater entrepreneurship
Regulators continue to downplay the deleterious impacts of their rules.
Tax policy is the most efficient way to incentivize high-growth entrepreneurship and access to finance.
Demographics and Entrepreneurship blog series: Spurring entrepreneurship through capital gains tax reform
Capital gains taxes reduce the return entrepreneurs and investors receive when selling a new technology or business.
Demographics and Entrepreneurship blog series: Entry rates for startups are falling, due partly to demography
Startup businesses often introduce new products and new ways of doing business into the economy.
Demographics and Entrepreneurship blog series: Understanding how demographics adversely affect entrepreneurship
Crucially, creativity is maximized in early adulthood and declines afterward.