HALIFAX, NS – Trade is a fundamental ingredient to Nova Scotia's economic success, as identified by the provincial government and the Ivany Commission. And yet there are numerous lingering examples [...]
HALIFAX, NS – Today, the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) released its Platform for Nova Scotia. This document outlines a series of implementable policy proposals for the province’s next [...]
On June 7, 2017, AIMS Author Pierre Lemieux joined Jean-Albert Maire of Radio-Canada to discuss his latest paper, The Benefits of Trade. The interview is in French. http://www.aims.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Lemieux_Radio_Canada_Free_Trade_Jun_7_17.mp3
By PATRICK WEBBER (AIMS Research Associate) New Brunswick's government has raised the minimum wage by 35 cents to $11.00 per hour, the 12th increase since 2007. This change the wage floor to the highest level in three decades. People tend to applaud minimum wage increases, but they likely harm those
Amazon crippled the bookstore and its next prey could be the food store. Given its ability to fuse efficient distribution and strategic market insight, the e-commerce giant could well become the leading food retailer in North America.