On May 12, 2017, AIMS President & CEO Marco Navarro-Génie spoke with Tim Powers about the upcoming AIMS event in St. John's with John Risley. John Risley, OC, Chairman of AIMS, will speak at a luncheon at Sheraton St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador on Thursday, May 25th to business and thought leaders [...]
“It’s simple market dynamics,” says OrganiGram’s Ray Gracewood. “Many recreational users now purchase within the black market, so our industry challenge will be providing a safer, more consistent and better-packaged product. To make the legal adult recreational framework effective, we’ll need to ensure pricing is in line to offer value that appeals to all consumers.” But [...]
On May 11, 2017, AIMS author Paul W. Bennett joined the Rick Howe Show on News 95.7 FM to discuss his latest paper "Reinventing the Building of Schools."
Canada's dairy, egg, and poultry industries are governed by supply management, which restricts production, controls prices, and restricts imports. This arrangement is bad for consumers, who pay high prices for staple foods without lower-cost alternatives. It also weakens the competition of producers. Changes to our U.S. trade relationship may push Ottawa to open the market to more [...]
Why immigration is desperately needed in Atlantic Canada - Marco Navarro-Genie, President & CEO, Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS), discusses why people aren’t staying in or moving to Atlantic Canada. Perfect Atlantic Storm Many Atlantic Canadians have to leave the region in order to find opportunities for themselves and their children. We're in a perfect [...]
On March 7, 2017, AIMS CEO Marco Navarro-Génie was interviewed by CBC News Manitoba about the newly released study published jointly by The Frontier Centre for Public Policy and the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, which recommends shrinking Manitoba's civil service.
On March 2, 2017, AIMS CEO Marco Navarro-Génie, Vice Chair NL Leo Power, and Ed Hollett were interviewed by CBC Radio's St. John's Morning Show. The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) appointed Ed Hollett as a senior research fellow. Mr. Hollett will focus on policy research for Newfoundland and Labrador. [...]
On Feb. 15, 2017, AIMS Senior Fellow Ross Haynes joined Sheldon MacLeod on News 96.7 FM to discuss his new role with the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies.