Checking the Math on Childcare
In his report, Checking the Math on Childcare, commissioned by the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS), Ian Munro cautions Canadians about promises for a federal childcare program. Click here for full details!
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An Analysis of the Tax Proposals in the Nova Scotia Tax and Regulatory Review
A report commissioned by the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) and written by Dr. Kevin Milligan, Associate Professor, Vancouver School of Economics, suggests the recommendations of the seven-month-old Broten review are steps in the right direction in terms of fairness in Nova Scotia's tax system. Click here for full details!
A Good Problem to Have:
Lessons for Atlantic Canada from Alberta's Experience with Natural Resource Revenue
Co-authored by Senior Fellow, Robert Roach, Research Associate, Jeff Collins, and AIMS President and CEO, Marco Navarro-Genie, the paper – A Good Problem to Have: Lessons for Atlantic Canada from Alberta’s Experience with Natural Resource Revenue – calls for stability in Atlantic Canada’s strategy to transform non-renewable resources into a permanent financial asset.Click here for full details!
Extending the Educational Lifeline: The Benefits of Adopting Nova Scotia's Tuition Support Program (TSP)
AIMS author Paul Bennett discusses adopting the Nova Scotia Tuition Support Program (TSP) throughout Atlantic Canada and provides a New Brunswick example of the Riverbend Community School in Moncton. Bennett examines how the TSP program has been implemented since 2004, and provides eight recommendations for Atlantic Canada. Click here for full details!
Public Participation in Healthcare and Policy Reform
On October 13, 2015, AIMS will host a second forum and bring together disease-focused community-based organizations, members of the cooperative sector, and the public at large to weigh in on the topic of barriers to public participation in health care. Dr. David Zitner, a Senior Fellow with AIMS, is leading this initiative, together with AIMS president & CEO Marco Navarro-Génie and research associate Jeffrey Collins. Click here for full details!
AIMS Celebrating 20 Years!
Over the course of this year, AIMS will be celebrating its 20-year anniversary with a series of high profile events throughout the Atlantic Region. AIMS has built a legacy of excellence winning four Sir Anthony Fisher Awards for Institutional Excellence, and the Templeton Freedom Award. AIMS continues to be recognized for bringing together the best minds and researchers to address the issues that most impede social and economic growth. Click here to read more!