Ideas for Atlantic Prosperity

Welcome to the website of AIMS, the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies.

We are a Canadian non-profit, non-partisan research institute that provides a distinctive Atlantic Canadian perspective on economic, political, and social issues. The Institute seeks to stimulate public debate with well-considered argument and evidence-based data.

Our institute provides public policy research on six germane topics to Atlantic Canadians: Energy & Environment, Municipal Affairs & Economic Development, Public Finance & Fiscal Federalism, Healthcare Policy, Education & Training, and Immigration & Labour. In addition to our policy papers, we contribute regularly to the regional and national media as a voice for market solutions.

AIMS is an independent research organization that does not receive government funding.

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U p c o m i n g   E v e n t s

Friends of AIMS Breakfast
March 7 – 7:30 a.m.
World Trade Centre, Halifax

Speaker: Kevin McCoy
President, Irving Shipyard
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AIMS on Campus
Speaker Series
March 31: 2:30 p.m.
Acadia University

Pierre Desrochers
Professor, University of Toronto
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In the News

NowNS: Nova Scotia good news worth talking about

News article mentioning AIMS study Seven Habits of Highly Effective First Nations • Chronicle Herald, 07 February 2017 The dramatic, doomsday headlines stick out in a reader’s memory and too [...]

Immigration is the only way to reverse Atlantic Canada’s population decline

Globe and Mail quoting AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie By John Ibbitson • The Globe and Mail, 08 February 2017 Whatever will become of Atlantic Canada? The first release of 2016 [...]

Many still struggling with housing affordability

News article mentioning the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey • CHAT Television, 30 January 2017 MEDICINE HAT, AB — A recently released survey on International Housing Affordability from [...]

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Latest Media Appearances

Ross Haynes interview w/ Sheldon MacLeod

On Feb. 15, 2017, AIMS Senior Fellow Ross Haynes joined Sheldon MacLeod on News 96.7 FM to discuss his new role with the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies.

Marco Navarro-Génie on affordable housing in Moncton

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie joined Buzz Local TV in Moncton to discuss AIMS's study, the "13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey." Click on the image below [...]

Marco Navarro-Génie on Supply Management

On Jan. 13, 2016, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Genie joined Sheldon MacLeod on News 95.7 to discuss supply management in the Canadian dairy industry.

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Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesMonday, February 20th, 2017 at 11:50pm
Membertou First Nation, an Indigenous community in Cape Breton, enjoyed an 11.3 % growth rate in population. http://ow.ly/owWk3094m5D
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Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesMonday, February 20th, 2017 at 8:45am
Membertou First Nation, an Indigenous community in Cape Breton, enjoyed an 11.3 % growth rate in population. http://ow.ly/owWk3094m5D
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Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesSunday, February 19th, 2017 at 3:10am
"Provincial government debt amounts to around $19,000 per resident or $76,000 for a family of four." #nbpoli #nbgov http://ow.ly/LjzK30946U0
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Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesSaturday, February 18th, 2017 at 12:10pm
HiBusiness.ca: "China’s Low Tax Boosts Atlantic Canada Seafood Industry" #nspoli #trade http://ow.ly/tXTk309489E
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Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesSaturday, February 18th, 2017 at 3:01am
John Robson: Spend-happy New Brunswick gets set to make the same-old mistakes all over again #nbpoli #nbgov #nbleg http://ow.ly/53ed30946AM
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