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MEDIA Radio Clip: Responsible Conservation AND Sound Economic Development? Nova Scotia leads the country in preserving natural habitat for future generations with more land in parks and protected areas than any other province or territory. The challenge in finding the balance between responsible conservation and sound economic development [...]
The Oceans Supercluster, co-funded by the federal government and regional Atlantic enterprises, promises to develop Canada into a global leader in oceans technology with a major centre in Atlantic Canada. The Oceans Supercluster partnership of industry, post-secondary institutions, and indigenous groups builds on Canada’s strength in the marine-related economy. Along with European and [...]
Nova Scotia leads the country in preserving natural habitat for future generations with more land in parks and protected areas than any other province or territory. The challenge in finding the balance between responsible conservation and sound economic development could mean keeping more of our children working at home. Thousands of jobs and [...]
March 1st, 2018: Dr. Paul Bennett, author of the newest AIMS study, joined the Rick Howe Show (95.7FM) to discuss a new approach to education reform in the province.
The Nova Scotia school system isn't working for students, teachers, parents or communities. The provincial government’s planned changes look like they lead to a bright future... But odds are against it. More centralization hasn’t improved things in other provinces. Nova Scotians could create a more effective, accountable, and responsive school system by [...]
The trade war between Alberta and British Columbia is a stark reminder that while Canadians have one country, we certainly do not have one market. As Canadians, we’re proud to live in a country made up of 13 unique provinces and territories. We travel for many reasons but something as simple as [...]
Is the NLC distribution Plan What’s Best for the Province? Ed Hollett weighs in on the CBC Morning Show St. John’s
AIMS Senior Research Fellow Ed Hollett discusses the commercialization of cannabis in Newfoundland and Labrador and the government's plans for distribution on CBC's Morning Show in St. John's.
With more than half the doctors in Atlantic Canada over the age of 50 and many over age 65, the region may well face a growing shortage of doctors. One potential solution is technology. Doctors in Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia routinely treat patients remotely from offices located in major centres. The services [...]
On Tuesday, February 6th, 2018, Marco Navarro-Génie joined the Sheldon MacLeod show during the Tuesday Power Lunch segment as a panelist to discuss the government's perspective on labour and education. Listen here:
Rapid changes in how Canadians meet their information needs bring direct challenges to the newspaper business in our country. And now Canada’s major newspapers are looking for government funds to face those challenges. But handing out a government subsidy is not the answer. In some communities, entrepreneurs have started new businesses printing newspapers [...]