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NowNS: Nova Scotia good news worth talking about

By | February 7th, 2017|In the Media|

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 often those stories of economic success, collaboration and courage are forgotten the day after they make the news cycle. Being Nova Scotian has come to [...]

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Many still struggling with housing affordability

By | January 30th, 2017|In the Media|

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 the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies ranked Medicine Hat as the most affordable place to buy a house compared to other Alberta cities. The ranking [...]

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Medicine Hat ranked most affordable housing market in Alberta

By | January 30th, 2017|In the Media|

News article mentioning the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey • CHAT Television, 30 January 2017 MEDICINE HAT, AB — An annual International Housing Affordability Survey conducted by the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies has ranked Medicine Hat as the most affordable city for housing in Alberta. The study uses the median price of [...]

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Alan Fogwill Breakfast Talk (Friends of AIMS)

By | January 30th, 2017|Past Events|

The electricity angle and climate change On Jan. 30, 2017, AIMS hosted a breakfast talk with Allan Fogwill, President and CEO of the Canadian Energy Research Institute (CERI), to present findings from its recent study "Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in Canada Through Electrification of Energy Services." Climate change is a hot topic of discussion among [...]

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C’est à Moncton où l’accès à la propriété est la plus abordable au pays

By | January 24th, 2017|In the Media|

News article mentioning the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey • Acadie Nouvelle, 24 January 2017 An 'Acadie Nouvelle' story discusses housing affordability, mentioning the results of the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey, co-published by AIMS. C’est à Moncton où l’accès à la propriété est le plus abordable au pays, selon une [...]

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St. John’s housing moderately unaffordable: think tank

By | January 23rd, 2017|In the Media|

News article mentioning the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey • The Telegram, 23 January 2017 Housing in St. John''s has reached “"moderately unaffordable" range, says The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) which released an index this morning on housing affordability. The same conclusion was reached about Halifax, the other of Atlantic Canada's [...]

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Affordable housing ‘a significant advantage’ for Atlantic Canada

By | January 23rd, 2017|In the Media|

News article mentioning the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey • CBC P.E.I., 23 January 2017 A new international affordable housing index released Monday by the Atlantic Institute of Market Studies contains good news for Atlantic Canada. The study found that the top three most affordable cities for housing in Canada are in New [...]

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Moncton : le prix des maisons le plus bas au pays

By | January 23rd, 2017|In the Media|

News article mentioning the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey • Radio-Canada New Brunswick, 23 January 2017 A Radio-Canada news story discusses housing affordability, mentioning the results of the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey, co-published by AIMS. Avec un prix médian de 134 900 $ pour une maison, Moncton se classe en [...]

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Editorial: NB’s government spending has doubled in 35 years

By | December 12th, 2016|In the Media|

Editorial quoting AIMS study Measuring Austerity in Atlantic Canada • Telegraph-Journal, 12 December 2016 A recent report from the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, a regional think-tank, suggests that Atlantic Canada has not, in recent memory, gone into “austerity” mode. This report is important because citizens are often led to believe the government has been [...]

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Newfoundland & Labrador’s Public Sector (One Pager)

By | November 29th, 2016|One Pager|

With 109 provincial government employees per 1,000 residents, NL has one of the largest public sectors in Canada, and the largest in the Atlantic region. The national average is 83 per 1,000. The Atlantic average is 96. Since 1997, NL's public sector has grown considerably, ballooning by a stunning 30 percent. Over this period, the [...]

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