The CBC mentioned AIMS in a Friday news report on the upcoming Supreme Court case on interprovincial trade barriers. AIMS, along with the Montreal Economic Institute and the Canadian Constitution Foundation, commissioned an Ipsos poll of Canadians asking whether they should be allowed to bring any legally purchased product from one province to another, as [...]
Marco Navarro-Génie was quoted several times in an article on Saint John's upcoming public sector wage negotiations, appearing in the Telegraph Journal. He iterated AIMS' stance that regular review of public sector wages is a normal component of prudent fiscal management: "In what world should one be criticized for wanting a review of something when [...]
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."
On September 8th, 2017, CBC New Brunswick reported on the alternative system of Employment Insurance proposed in the 2017 AIMS study "From Tax to Security: an alternative to Employment Insurance" to better help Atlantic Canadians with their savings. Read the full report here
An editorial published in the Tri-County Vanguard, The Guardian and The Compass mentioned AIMS' 2017 study on gasoline regulation, What's Still Missing From Your Wallet? by Marco Navarro-Génie. The article assesses the study while making mention of facts and figures from the paper, contending that the Atlantic provinces should review their current system of gasoline price regulation [...]
NL news outlet VOCM published an article Thursday reporting on AIMS' recent policy paper Revisiting the Minimum Wage in Atlantic Canada, including comments from our own Ed Hollett. From the article: "AIMS’ Ed Hollett says in a research paper the group released last month, it was clear what the result would be here in Newfoundland [...]
A CBC NL article reported on AIMS' 2017 study on gas price regulation, What's Still Missing From Your Wallet? The article mentions AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie's interview on the St. John's Morning Show, where he questioned the sacrifice made in affordability in favour of price stability, as a result of regulation.
A VOCM article in Newfoundland and Labrador reports on AIMS' 2017 study on gas regulation in Atlantic Canada: What's Still Missing From Your Wallet? From the article: "AIMS’ Ed Hollett told VOCM Open Line with Paddy Daly, a recent study by the group shows since 2001, consumers have dished out an extra $63-million because of the [...]
An article in the French-language Acadie Nouvelle mentions AIMS' recent policy paper What's Still Missing from Your Wallet?, including criticisms from UNB professor Rod Hill.
CBC NB published an article Saturday on AIMS' new gas regulation study, quoting AIMS president Marco Navarro-Genie. From the article: "The institute found that Atlantic Canadians are paying more at the pumps than other Canadians. In New Brunswick, the Energy and Utilities Board sets a maximum price every Wednesday night. Marco Navarro-Génie, CEO of AIMS, said government has more pressing [...]