AIMS Vice President, Alex Whalen, was quoted in an article for the Chronicle Herald on Canada Post's existing monopoly: “This is not the first time we’ve seen a proposal like this from Canada Post,” he says. “There is already the distortion caused by their existing monopoly on letter delivery. Now, this privilege is closing in [...]
Senior Fellow Ross Haynes joins Sheldon MacLeod on News 95.7 to describe his presentation to the Electoral Boundaries Commission about too much governance based on his 2018 report for AIMS. Listen to the full segment here
AIMS was referenced in a media release by the Montreal Economic Institute detailing how "despite the Supreme Court's decision to maintain the status quo in the Comeau case, Canadians continue to strongly support the idea of eliminating obstacles to trade between the provinces, as shown in an Ipsos poll released today." AIMS, MEI, and the [...]
AIMS author and educational consultant, Paul Bennett, was featured in a CBC article promoting tuition programs for private schools serving students with disabilities could reduce strain on public schools. The article also referenced Bennett's AIMS study Raising the Bar and Closing the Gap on education in Atlantic Canada, specifically the education "gap" in New Brunswick for students [...]
AIMS Senior Fellow Ed Hollett was featured on NTV arguing for the government to change the way it thinks about Muskrat Falls, saying the government needs to break down the project into its component parts to assess the bare minimum that needs to be paid. Watch here: http://ntv.ca/government-needs-to-change-thinking-to-find-muskrat-falls-fix-aims-researcher-argues/
Paul Bennett, AIMS author and education commentator, joined the Rick Howe Show to talk about what’s happening with Halifax Schools, and it’s been one year since the release of the Glaze Report. Listen tot he full segment here
Hear Senior Fellow Ed Hollett discuss the on-going Muskrat Falls situation on CBC's On The Go with Ted Blades: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/on-the-go/episode/15665047
In a recent CBC article discussing a series of proposals created by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, AIMS Vice President Alex Whalen was quoted saying "I don't think taxpayer interests would be served by those proposals. The concern has to be that there are public dollars involved." Read the full article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/canada-post-green-technology-banking-cupw-unions-1.4982899
For the 2pm hour, Marco Navarro Genie, President and CEO of AIMS, joined the Sheldon MacLeod show to discuss his recent departure from the Institute. What does that mean for him, and what does it mean for the think tank? Also, he responds to Nova Scotia removing barriers to interprovincial trade.
Craft Brewers in Nova Scotia feel they're being hampered by provincial policies, and Senior Fellow Ed Hollett knows why. Listen to him discuss the issue on the Sheldon MacLeod Show.