High Homeowner Property Taxes in Atlantic Canada, the latest study from the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, found that of the four Atlantic provinces, the rate increased significantly faster in New Brunswick when measured [...]
On Thursday, April 19th 2018, after the Supreme Court made the decision to uphold restrictive laws on interprovincial trade barriers, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie was featured on the Sheldon MacLeod show to discuss the unconstitutional ruling.
On April 20th 2018, the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies was mentioned in an article in the Telegraph Journal discussing the Comeau case. Read the full article here: https://www.telegraphjournal.com/telegraph-journal/story/100576458
On Thursday, April 19th 2018, after the Supreme Court made the decision to uphold restrictive laws on interprovincial trade barriers, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie was featured on the Sheldon MacLeod show to discuss the [...]
On Thursday, April 19th 2018, the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies was mentioned in a release issued by the MEI on the CISION newswire. The article criticizes the Supreme Court's decision to uphold restrictive laws and [...]
On April 12th, 2018, AIMS author Michael Zwaagstra joined the Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 to discuss the substitute teacher shortage in Nova Scotia and possible solutions.
By ED HOLLETT (AIMS Senior Research Fellow) The provincial government continues to predict that its annual budget will return to surplus by 2022. There are reasons to doubt this forecast let alone avoid financial problems in [...]
By MICHAEL ZWAAGSTRA (AIMS Research Fellow) Nova Scotia doesn’t have enough substitute teachers right now. In fact, the shortage is so severe that school boards are hiring people without teacher’s certificates to fill some substitute [...]
By MARCO NAVARRO-GÉNIE (AIMS PRESIDENT) While good intentions matter a great deal, results matter most. The federal decision to impose a national carbon tax policy may be well-intentioned, but its effects may be detrimental to [...]
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 [...]
By SYLVAIN CHARLEBOIS (AIMS Senior Fellow) Loblaw, the largest food distribution company in the country, is now selling cricket flour. The product itself is not new, as many speciality stores have been selling it for [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
BY PATRICK WEBBER (AIMS Research Associate) A shrinking labour force and a rapidly growing population of non-employed seniors in relation to active full-time workers represents an enormous challenge to New Brunswick over the next three [...]
By PAUL BENNETT (AIMS Author) The days are numbered for Nova Scotia’s seven English language school boards. Since the release of Avis Glaze’s Raise the Bar report, defenders [...]