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The Beacon Volume XXII, No. 17 – AIMS Interns

The Beacon - August 6, 2016 | Volume XXII, No. 17 Summer Interns at AIMS Midsummer for the last three years has been the time for our summer BBQ. This is a time in which we express one more thank-you to friends and supporters. We dedicate the BBQ to the ...
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The Beacon – July 18, 2016 (Vol XXII, No. 15)

The Beacon - July 18, 2016 | Vol XXII, No. 15 Upcoming AIMS Events Summer is a busy time here at AIMS. In addition to our research on important policy issues to Atlantic Canada, we are hard at work in preparing a series of upcoming speaking events. The annual AIMS ...
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The Beacon – July 9, 2016 (Vol XXII, No. 14)

The Beacon - July 9, 2016 | Vol XXII, No. 14 Pushing Pipelines By Marco Navarro-Génie President & CEO I hope you are enjoying the summer weather in your respective corners of the region and the country. While summer is a great time to recharges our batteries, we are busy ...
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The Beacon – May 2016 (Vol XXII, No. 13)

The Beacon - June 4, 2016 | Vol XXII, No. 13 Atlantic Provinces Should Join the New West Partnership By Marco Navarro-Génie President & CEO Governments in Atlantic Canada have a vital political task: to break down all barriers, overcome all obstacles, and invalidate all irritants to interprovincial exchange. To ...
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The Beacon – May 2016 (Vol XXII, No. 12)

The Beacon - June 4, 2016 | Vol XXII, No. 12 The Healthcare Financial Crunch For a service as important as healthcare, it is vital that our public policies distinguish between sound, evidence-based solutions and mere fads. And where problems exist, we must find and respond to their true cause ...
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The Beacon – May 21, 2016 (Vol XXII, No. 11)

The Beacon - May 21, 2016 | Vol XXII, No. 11 The Bennett Education Paper Last week, we were delighted to publish Paul Bennett's policy paper, "E-Learning in K-12 Schools," which reviews many of the deficiencies in e-learning innovation and experimentation in Atlantic Canada. His paper has been well-discussed and ...
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The Beacon – May 2016 (Vol XXII, No. 10)

The Beacon - May 2016 | Vol XXII, No. 10 AIMS Health Literacy Forum Our latest AIMS Health Literacy Forum was a resounding success. We are delighted that over 350 people came to discuss the healthcare system and the ways that they, as users, can help to improve its performance ...
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The Beacon – April 2016 (Vol XXII, No. 9)

The Beacon - April 2016 | Volume XXII, No. 9 Changes to Employment Insurance Last week, I was asked to speak to a group of fiery young Atlantic Canadian entrepreneurs, who were meeting in Shediac, New Brunswick. People in business are typically concerned - as they should be - with ...
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Special Bulletin: Budget 2016

The Beacon - Special Budget 2016 Bulletin | Volume XXII, No. 6 Employment Insurance in the crosshairs: What Atlantic Canada needs to know Having spent the week analyzing Budget 2016 and its overall impact on Atlantic Canada, AIMS' senior executives, Marco Navarro-Genie and John Williamson, provide an analysis on what ...
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The Beacon – April 2016

The Beacon - April 2016 | Volume XXII, No. 7 Our visit to Prince Edward Island promoting market solutions and the AIMS brand at the end of March proved very successful. I had the good fortune to meet with Board Members, donors and prospective donors, and visited friends at the ...
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