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It’s time to put an end to trade wars between the provinces: Press Release from MEI featuring AIMS

It’s time to put an end to trade wars between the provinces   Montreal, February 15, 2018 – The best way to avoid provincial trade wars is to bring down [...]

AIMS Featured on VOCM discussing Liquor Distribution

January 22nd, 2018: Listen to the full segment here

A promising opportunity for Atlantic Canada

Media Release A promising opportunity for Atlantic Canada: On-shore gas can unlock much needed prosperity Halifax - 10 January 2018: Reports surfaced this week that the Province of Nova Scotia's internal [...]

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Latest Media Appearances

Alex Whalen on CBC’s On The Money

On January 22nd, AIMS Operations Manager Alex Whalen joined Peter Armstrong on CBC's "On The Money" program. They discussed interprovincial trade, liquor monopolies, and the extent of government participation in [...]

Alex Whalen on CTV Atlantic

On January 17th, 2018, Operations Manager Alex Whalen appeared on CTV Atlantic for an interview discussing the release of a study he co-authored on liquor monopolies. Watch the full interview [...]

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 [...]

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Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesThursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 4:10am
"AIMS’ polling on the Comeau case shows that Atlantic Canadians are dissatisfied with the status quo, and are tired of the costly pricing imposed by provincial liquor monopolies. The system in place is anti-market and violates the spirit of free trade within Canada."

http://www.aims.ca/op-ed/atlantic-canadian-liquor-monopolies/
Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 5:20am
Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 1:10am
“The study reveals that Atlantic Canadians pay higher than average prices for alcohol. The valuations demonstrate the liquor corporations to be massively valuable to government.” says Whalen

Read the study by Operations Manager Alex Whalen and Ian Madsen: http://www.aims.ca/books-papers/liquorvaluation/
Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesSaturday, February 17th, 2018 at 3:31am
"An overwhelming majority of Canadians want such trade openness. According to an Ipsos poll commissioned last November by the MEI, the Canadian Constitution Foundation, and the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, 89% of us think we should be allowed to bring any legally purchased product from one province to another. Clearly, Canadians understand the advantages of free trade and want to fully enjoy those benefits within their own country."

The latest op-ed from AIMS discusses how interprovincial barriers have a significant impact not only on industry, but by and large Canadian citizens.

Read more here: http://www.aims.ca/op-ed/alberta-b-c-man-trade-barricades/
Atlantic Institute for Market Studies
Atlantic Institute for Market StudiesSaturday, February 17th, 2018 at 2:30am
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