by SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS (AIMS Senior Fellow) Despite Canada’s optimism, NAFTA talks seem to be heading nowhere. Wanting to push back on Mexico’s influence over the American economy, Washington now is indicating that the bilateral option with Canada is more appealing. In Trump’s playbook, multilateral deals are [...]
The Telegram, 17 October 2017 By Ed Hollett (AIMS Senior Research Fellow) Reports by the province’s Auditor General and the federal Parliamentary Budget Officer are reminders that the provincial government continues to face a serious financial problem. If current trends continue, the cash deficit this year [...]
The Financial Post mentioned AIMS' Chairman's Dinner event on Wednesday, featuring former NB premier Frank McKenna. In the report, FP outlines Mr. McKenna's career post-politics and: "On Wednesday night, he was in Halifax, speaking on trade and immigration at the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies."
by SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS (AIMS Senior Fellow) If all things go to plan, as of July 1, 2018, legal-aged Canadians will be able to walk into a store, experience a perhaps not-so-friendly retail environment and buy cannabis. Federal and provincial government leaders are working out how and in [...]
By Mark Milke (AIMS Author) Imagine for a moment you live in Saint John, or Halifax or any other city, town or hamlet in Atlantic Canada. For years, you resisted the temptation to advise your children and grandchildren to move away from the region, even though opportunities—jobs [...]
By Michael Zwaagstra (AIMS Research Fellow) The longstanding no-zero policy in Newfoundland and Labrador schools is no more. The CEO of the English School District recently announced that teachers are once again free to deduct marks for late work and assign marks of zero when work [...]