On September 2, 2018, the Chronicle Herald published a letter to the editor referencing our 2015 study Education on Wheels: Seizing Cost and Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Student Transportation as evidence to support their claim of not "sticking kids on school buses." Another letter to the editor was published, in reference to a series of columns [...]
An Untapped Potential for Educational Diversity by Paige MacPherson is the latest study published by AIMS, demonstrating how a review of research on charter schools and the provincial education systems in Eastern Canada shows that such schools offer great potential to widen educational options to students of all income levels, and may be exceptionally valuable [...]
AIMS Senior Fellow Ed Hollett has been featured in multiple publications, questioning the promise made by NL Premier Dwight Ball that ratepayers won't have to shoulder the burden for Muskrat Falls debt. "The fact that the government had no details just makes it that much worse for them.… What does this mean and how is [...]
A series of blog posts written by SMU research fellow Azad Haider for the AIMS website were cited in the Halifax Star. These submissions detail the significant impact that students from Saudi rabia have on Atlantic Canada, referenced due to recent “training, scholarships and fellowships” for Saudi students in Canada becoming halted. Read the full article [...]
AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie joined Sheldon MacLeod on July 24th, 2018, to discuss carbon taxes and booze across the borders after the premiers meeting in Saint Andrews.
AIMS - Media Release View this email in your browser A Tiny Step in the Right Direction For Immediate Release (Halifax): 23 July 2018 The decision by some of Canada’s premiers to ease restrictions on interprovincial beer and alcohol sales is a step in the right direction, according to the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS). “This [...]
AIMS President and CEO Marco Navarro-Génie commented in support of lifting Nova Scotia's ban on the development of its uranium resources. He also recommended scrutinizing "the containing mindset that leads us to ban the economic development of a particular resource", arguing that “we should be embracing every possibility to develop and grow the provincial economy and make [...]
A commentary in the Telegraph-Journal referenced AIMS research on teacher accountability. Read the article here Read the AIMS research on teacher accountability here