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AIMS Event Mentioned in Financial Post

The Financial Post mentioned AIMS' Chairman's Dinner event on Wednesday, featuring former NB premier Frank McKenna. In the report, FP outlines Mr. McKenna's career post-politics and:   "On Wednesday night, [...]

CBC New Brunswick reports on AIMS EI Study

On September 8th, 2017, CBC New Brunswick reported on the alternative system of Employment Insurance proposed in the 2017 AIMS study "From Tax to Security: an alternative to Employment Insurance" to [...]

AIMS Study referenced in Editorial

An editorial published in the Tri-County Vanguard, The Guardian and The Compass mentioned AIMS' 2017 study on gasoline regulation, What's Still Missing From Your Wallet? by Marco Navarro-Génie. The article assesses the [...]

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Latest Media Appearances

About Marco Navarro-Génie was quoted by CTV News Atlantic

On September 12th, 2017 AIMS President and CEO Marco Navarro-Génie was quoted in a segment by CTV News Atlantic. Navarro-Génie expressed his belief that government funding should not be involved in any [...]

Marco Navarro-Génie on the Sheldon McLeod Show

On Monday, September 11th, 2017 Marco Navarro-Génie (AIMS President and CEO) appeared on the Sheldon McLeod show at 12:30 PM. Navarro-Génie discussed our latest study on Employment Insurance and how the current [...]

Marco Navarro-Génie in the Halifax Examiner

On September 8th, 2017, President and CEO Marco Navarro-Génie appeared in the Halifax Examiner. Navarro-Génie commented on Bill 148 and his expectations of Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil.   Read the full [...]

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Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesThursday, October 19th, 2017 at 6:39am
"On the world stage, Canada’s influence in agrifood barely matters. In fact, we needed a Trump Administration to compel us to think differently about ourselves. Since it is nearly impossible to deal with the U.S. at the moment, it is time for Canada to find new friends.”

AIMS Senior Fellow Sylvain Charlebois considers the impact of the North American Free Trade Agreement's potential end on Canada, including cross-border supply chain efficiency.

Read the article here: http://www.aims.ca/op-ed/naftas-potential-end-canadas-greatly-needed-wake-call/
Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesThursday, October 19th, 2017 at 12:00am
"Now, the key message from the provincial government to the unions and the rest of the province assumes the government can choose between getting to grips with the financial problem or delaying action until after the 2019 election. This is a false choice."

AIMS Senior Research Fellow Ed Hollett's latest piece on unexplored options underutilized by the provincial government

Read more here: http://www.aims.ca/op-ed/provinces-financial-house-still-disarray/
Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesWednesday, October 11th, 2017 at 5:05am
We couldn't be more excited for our annual Chairman's Dinner tomorrow!
A special thanks to all of our sponsors, partners and ticket holders! This evening would not be possible without your support.

http://www.aims.ca/event/2017-chairmans-dinner/
Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesWednesday, October 11th, 2017 at 3:02am
"To further illustrate the absurdity of no-zero policies, consider what happens in a class where students are expected to hand in ten assignments. Since teachers cannot give zeroes for work that doesn’t come in, students figure out that it makes more sense to pick the assignments they actually submit. Of course, nowhere in the real world do things operate in such a ridiculous manner..."

Our latest op-ed by AIMS Research Fellow Michael Zwaagstra examines the problems with no-zero policy in schools, producing lessons for going forward with education now that the policy has become defunct.

Read the article here: http://www.aims.ca/op-ed/many-lessons-learn-defunct-no-zero-policy/
Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesFriday, October 6th, 2017 at 6:05am
The latest Auditor General Report (October 2017) addresses some important, unanswered questions following their initial 2015 ATcon report:

Where did the $63.4 million go? Did anyone benefit inappropriately?

Stay informed and read the full report here: http://www.agnb-vgnb.ca/content/agnb-vgnb/en/publications/reports.html#2015v4=Page1&2017V2=Page7&2017v1=Page1