By MARCO NAVARRO-GÉNIE (President of AIMS) On its 150th birthday this weekend, Canadians celebrate their peaceful and prosperous country. It is also special occasion for those of us, born elsewhere, who have adopted Canada as our home. We especially know the gifts of Canada in contrast to other, less-stable places. Canada 150 is a time [...]
On May 31, 2017, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration to discuss demographic and economic challenges in Atlantic Canada. Below is the text of his presentation: Mr. Chairman and Honourable Members of the Committee, Good afternoon: I am grateful for the chance to appear before [...]
Globe and Mail quoting AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie By John Ibbitson • The Globe and Mail, 08 February 2017 Whatever will become of Atlantic Canada? The first release of 2016 census data reveals that the four western provinces now account for roughly a third of the population. Ontario is home to just less than 40 [...]
On Tuesday, Jan. 24, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie joined Buzz Local TV in Moncton to discuss AIMS's study, the "13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey." Click on the image below to open the video.
News article quoting AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie • Chronicle Herald, 23 November 2016 More needs to be done to trim the provincial public service, says the author of a new report. The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies released a public policy study Tuesday about the scale and expense of provincial government employment in Atlantic Canada. [...]
On Nov. 23, 2016, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie joined Jean-Albert Maire of Radio-Canada to discuss AIMS's paper "The Size and Cost of the Public Sector in Atlantic Canada, 2015." The interview is in French.
On Nov. 22, 2016, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie joined CBC Newfoundland's "On the Go" program to discuss AIMS's study, "The Size and Cost of the Public Sector in Atlantic Canada, 2015".
On Oct 6, 2016, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie was a guest on Radio-Canada Halifax to discuss the AIMS study "Seven Habits of Highly Effective First Nations," authored by Tom Flanagan and Lee Harding. The interview is in French.
An article for Newfoundland & Labrador's VOCM radio station website quotes AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie, who argues against a return to equalization for the province. Listen to the clip below. Read the piece on the VOCM website. The President of an Atlantic Canada economic think tank says it would be unwise for Newfoundland [...]