AIMS Announces New Director and Treasurer

HALIFAX, NS: The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies is pleased to announce that Mr. Doug Reid, CA, CFA, has been appointed as a director of the institute, effective immediately. In addition to his duties as director, Mr. Reid will serve as Treasurer of the institute. In that role, he succeeds ...
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AIMS appoints three Western Canadians as senior fellows

HALIFAX, NS – The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) announces the appointment of three senior fellows. Dr. Ian Brodie, Dr. Rodney Clifton and Robert Roach will be affiliated with the Institute's research team. "Ian, Rod, and Robert bring considerable experience to bear on public policy questions, including energy and education," ...
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AIMS announces Dalhousie, Saint Mary’s university professors as new members of research team

HALIFAX, NS – The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members for its research team. Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Dean of the Dalhousie School of Management, and Dr. Mark Raymond of Saint Mary's University headline the appointments as new senior fellows. They ...
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AIMS hires dedicated policy analyst for Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN’S, NL – The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Hollett as a senior research fellow with a focus on policy analysis, public affairs commentary, and general outreach for Newfoundland and Labrador. “At this pivotal time, we believe that Newfoundlanders and ...
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AIMS Introduces Ross Haynes as New Senior Fellow

HALIFAX, NS – The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies is pleased to announce the appointment of Ross Haynes, QC, who joins the AIMS team as a senior fellow. Mr. Haynes joins AIMS with a breadth of relevant experience. He retired in 2015 from legal practice, having been a counsel with ...
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AIMS releases index on middle-income housing affordability

HALIFAX, NS — The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) this morning releases an international index on housing affordability. The 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey: 2017 is published in collaboration with the Demographia group in Illinois, USA and the Frontier Centre for Public Policy in Winnipeg. Authors Wendell Cox ...
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AIMS releases paper on austerity in Atlantic Canada

HALIFAX, NS – The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) publishes this morning a policy study entitled Measuring Austerity in Atlantic Canada. The paper examines the public finances of governments in the region, paying close attention to the notion of austerity. The study sets to discover whether we have we lived ...
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AIMS Releases Study Showing Decline in Maritime Investment, Increase in Newfoundland and Labrador Investment

HALIFAX, NS – The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) today released a public policy study concerning investment trends in Atlantic Canada. Private Sector Investment in Atlantic Canada examines several forms of capital investment, including machinery and equipment outlay, business non-residential structures and government capital spending. Capital investment is a ...
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Seven Habits of Highly Effective First Nations

HALIFAX, NS & CALGARY, AB – The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, in partnership with the Frontier Centre for Public Policy, today released a study about economic and political development among First Nations. Seven Habits of Highly Effective First Nations is co-authored by Dr. Tom Flanagan, Chair of the Aboriginal Futures ...
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e-Government in Atlantic Canada: Who’s Leading, Who’s Lagging, and Who to Follow

HALIFAX, NS – The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) today released a report examining e-government services offered by the four provinces in Atlantic Canada. The study, entitled e-Government in the Atlantic Provinces: Review and Future Trends, assessed the delivery of 31 e-government services.  Overall, Nova Scotia ranked first, followed by New ...
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Media Release: Sinclair Davidson Speaking Event – Cigarette Plain Packaging

Sinclair Davidson Halifax Speaking Event Sponsored by AIMS, Professor Sinclair Davidson will visit Halifax at noon on Monday, May 30, to speak on the impact of plain packaging in Australia and lessons that could be learned for other jurisdictions, including Canada.  This will be followed by a question and answer session.  Lunch will be served.  ...
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e-Learning in K-12 Schools

The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) today released a report about how school systems in Atlantic Canada are slow to adopt to changing teaching methods and are falling behind other jurisdictions in the transition to e-learning in schools. The study, entitled E-Learning in K-12 Schools: The Prospects for Disruptive ...
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