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 [...]
AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie responds to an editorial that appeared in two P.E.I. newspapers, which questioned the bias of research institutes, such as AIMS. Far from being hidden in our biases, he argues, AIMS puts its pro-market point of view right in the name: the Atlantic Institute for "Market" Studies. A recent editorial in the [...]
AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie discusses the recently-announced immigration pilot project. "More immigration to the region is good," he writes. "But its success is tethered to retaining workers. We need to straighten out the policies that foster undisciplined spending, push taxation and the cost of living upward, and harmfully reduce competition". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q_9ZGmDNs0 The continued success [...]
In the immigrant news outlet New Canadian Media, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie discusses the Maritime habit of referring to outsiders as people who "come from away." He relays his own story of immigration to Canada as a refugee, and argues that the country and the region are welcoming places indeed. Read this piece on the [...]
In a Globe and Mail story by Jane Taber, Marco Navarro-Génie says, "More people alone can’t fix the economy, especially when we can’t retain the people that we do bring." Read the full story on the Globe and Mail website. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q_9ZGmDNs0 The federal government and the four Atlantic premiers are launching a three-year pilot project [...]
In Halifax's Chronicle Herald, AIMS President & CEO Marco Navarro-Génie argues that each of the four Atlantic Provinces should seek entry into the New West Partnership Trade Agreement, creating "a virtual agreement between Atlantic Provinces, adding new markets and a common trade policy with three dynamic co-members of the federation." Read the full piece on [...]