AIMS research on teacher accountability referenced in Telegraph-Journal commentary

July 16th, 2018|Comments Off on AIMS research on teacher accountability referenced in Telegraph-Journal commentary

A commentary in the Telegraph-Journal referenced AIMS research on teacher accountability. Read the article here Read the AIMS research on teacher accountability here

“Trouble with edible marijuana products”: AIMS Senior Fellow op-ed featured in The Guardian

July 16th, 2018|Comments Off on “Trouble with edible marijuana products”: AIMS Senior Fellow op-ed featured in The Guardian

AIMS Senior Fellow Dr. Sylvain Charlebois published an op-ed in The Guardian on the regulatory challenges and profit opportunities of edible marijuana products. Read the full article here

“Tim Hortons seeks growth in China”: AIMS Senior Fellow op-ed featured in Net News Ledger

July 16th, 2018|Comments Off on “Tim Hortons seeks growth in China”: AIMS Senior Fellow op-ed featured in Net News Ledger

AIMS Senior Fellow Dr. Sylvain Charlebois published an op-ed in Net News Ledger on Tim Hortons expansion into China. Read the full article here

The Trouble with Edibles

July 16th, 2018|Comments Off on The Trouble with Edibles

By Sylvain Charlebois (AIMS Senior Fellow) On Oct. 17, smoking cannabis will become legal in Canada. As for cannabis edibles, they will take a bit longer: Cannabis-infused food products will be legal in a little [...]

“Trouble with edible marijuana products”: AIMS Senior Fellow op-ed featured in Sudbury Star

July 12th, 2018|Comments Off on “Trouble with edible marijuana products”: AIMS Senior Fellow op-ed featured in Sudbury Star

AIMS Senior Fellow Dr. Sylvain Charlebois published an op-ed in the Sudbury Star on the regulatory challenges and profit opportunities of edible marijuana products. Read the full article here

Equalization Hurts Every Canadian

July 12th, 2018|Comments Off on Equalization Hurts Every Canadian

By MARCO NAVARRO-GENIE (AIMS President), PETER HOLLE (FCPP President), and DAVID MACKINNON (AIMS and FCPP Senior Fellow) Financial Post, 11 July 2018   The controversies that have erupted over equalization in recent days must seem tiresome to [...]

“Canadians are poorer because of equalization”: op-ed by AIMS and FCPP Presidents featured in Financial Post

July 12th, 2018|Comments Off on “Canadians are poorer because of equalization”: op-ed by AIMS and FCPP Presidents featured in Financial Post

An op-ed discussing the harm caused to all Canadians by the federal equalization program, written by AIMS president Marco Navarro-Génie, FCPP president Peter Holle, and David Mackinnon, a Senior Fellow at both organizations, was featured in the Financial [...]

“All Canadians are hurt by equalization”: op-ed by AIMS and FCPP Presidents featured on Amrank Real Estate

July 11th, 2018|Comments Off on “All Canadians are hurt by equalization”: op-ed by AIMS and FCPP Presidents featured on Amrank Real Estate

An op-ed discussing the harm caused to all Canadians by the federal equalization program, written by AIMS president Marco Navarro-Génie, FCPP president Peter Holle, and David Mackinnon, a Senior Fellow at both organizations, was featured on Amrank Real [...]

Is it time to modernize equalization?

July 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Is it time to modernize equalization?

On July 6th, 2018, Marco Navarro-Génie, President and CEO of AIMS, discussed modernizing equalization on the Sheldon MacLeod Show.

“Supply management bad for consumers”: AIMS quoted in Chronicle Herald

July 9th, 2018|Comments Off on “Supply management bad for consumers”: AIMS quoted in Chronicle Herald

Work by AIMS was quoted in a July 9th op-ed in the Chronicle Herald criticizing supply management. Read the full article here

“Trouble with edible marijuana products”: AIMS Senior Fellow op-ed featured in Net News Ledger

July 9th, 2018|Comments Off on “Trouble with edible marijuana products”: AIMS Senior Fellow op-ed featured in Net News Ledger

On July 9th, AIMS Senior Fellow Dr. Sylvain Charlebois published an op-ed in Net News Ledger on why edibles are of concern to Health Canada and the food industry. Read the full article here

Canada Should Fix Equalization and Other Regional Subsidies Now

July 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Canada Should Fix Equalization and Other Regional Subsidies Now

  Canada Should Fix Equalization and Other Regional Subsidies Now, the latest study by the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies and the Frontier Centre for Public Policy, demonstrates how equalization is unfair, diminishes [...]

“Major upheaval awaits the food industry”: AIMS Senior Fellow op-ed featured in the Telegraph-Journal

July 3rd, 2018|Comments Off on “Major upheaval awaits the food industry”: AIMS Senior Fellow op-ed featured in the Telegraph-Journal

On July 3rd, AIMS Senior Fellow Dr. Sylvain Charlebois published an op-ed in the Telegraph-Journal on the future of the food industry. Read the full article here

Souped Up

June 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Souped Up

By SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS (AIMS Senior Fellow) Campbell Soup stocks soared after news came out suggesting the company could be bought by Kraft-Heinz, one of 3G Capital and Warren Buffett’s pet projects in the food sector. [...]

Improving student achievement in P.E.I.

June 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Improving student achievement in P.E.I.

BY Michael Zwaagstra (AIMS Research Fellow) The latest test results from the Pan-Canadian Assessment Program (PCAP) reveal that Prince Edward Island students scored among the highest in the country. It is impressive, but even more [...]

“How will legal cannabis be sold?” AIMS President Quoted in The Province

June 20th, 2018|Comments Off on “How will legal cannabis be sold?” AIMS President Quoted in The Province

AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie commented in support of a private distribution model for legalized cannabis. Read the full article here

Cupboard economics

June 20th, 2018|Comments Off on Cupboard economics

BY Sylvain Charlebois (AIMS Senior Fellow)  In a nutshell, here is what happened following the G7 Summit: Trudeau plays nice with Trump, Trump tears Trudeau apart on social media, Trudeau plays nice again. While Trudeau [...]

Canada’s push for unfettered trade should begin at home

June 16th, 2018|Comments Off on Canada’s push for unfettered trade should begin at home

By MARCO NAVARRO-GÉNIE (AIMS PRESIDENT) Troy Media, 15 June 2018   A significant amount of ink is being dedicated on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border to the trade conflict that President Donald Trump precipitated [...]

Dr. Paul Bennett oped featured in the Chronicle Herald

June 14th, 2018|Comments Off on Dr. Paul Bennett oped featured in the Chronicle Herald

On June 13th, 2018, AIMS author Dr. Paul Bennett had an opinion piece published in the Chronicle Herald titled "Opaque site selection process for new Eastern Shore school riles residents." The article discusses the current state [...]

Trade Wars, Mustard and Ketchup

June 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Trade Wars, Mustard and Ketchup

By SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS (AIMS Senior Fellow) We are now officially at war with the United States – in a trade war that is. In response to U.S.-imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, Canada intends to [...]

Marco Navarro-Génie: what does the Trans Mountain Purchase mean?

May 30th, 2018|Comments Off on Marco Navarro-Génie: what does the Trans Mountain Purchase mean?

On Wednesday May 30th, 2018, AIMS President and CEO Marco Navarro-Génie joined the Sheldon MacLeod Show to express his reaction to the Trudeau government purchasing the Trans Mountain pipeline from Kinder Morgan.

Shrinkflation is a thing

May 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Shrinkflation is a thing

By Sylvain Charlebois (AIMS Senior Fellow) Most consumers are always concerned about the cost of food. We constantly look for bargains and the food industry knows it. According to a recent survey (by Dalhousie University), [...]

AIMS Op-Ed Mention in Windsor Square

May 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on AIMS Op-Ed Mention in Windsor Square

An opinion piece by Ontario Director of the CTF, Christine Van Geyn, discussing gas price reduction in the upcoming Ontario provincial election mentioned the findings of AIMS study What's Still Missing from Your Wallet? as a [...]

High Crude Prices are a Double-Edged Sword: with Ed Hollett

May 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on High Crude Prices are a Double-Edged Sword: with Ed Hollett

On May 18th, 2018, AIMS Senior Research Fellow Ed Hollett was quoted in an article published by the CBC discussing the impact of the recent Husky Energy discovery. Read the full article here

Profit is Not a Dirty Word

May 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Profit is Not a Dirty Word

By JOHN RISLEY (AIMS Board Chair) Atlantic Business Magazine, 27 April 2018 When we elected our current federal government, we thought we had elected one that was slightly left of center. In practice we seem to [...]

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