In a recent CBC article discussing a series of proposals created by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, AIMS Vice President Alex Whalen was quoted saying "I don't think taxpayer interests would be served by those proposals. The concern has to be that there are public dollars involved." Read the full article here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/business/canada-post-green-technology-banking-cupw-unions-1.4982899
For the 2pm hour, Marco Navarro Genie, President and CEO of AIMS, joined the Sheldon MacLeod show to discuss his recent departure from the Institute. What does that mean for him, and what does it mean for the think tank? Also, he responds to Nova Scotia removing barriers to interprovincial trade.
By Matthew Lau (AIMS Author) Troy Media, 16 December 2018 Last month, a pair of headlines questioned how conservatives could possibly oppose a carbon tax. One column, by political scientist Jim Farney, ran in the Calgary Herald under the headline: “Is there a conservative case against the carbon tax? Not really.” Then it was economist [...]
Craft brewing is a burgeoning industry in Atlantic Canada, yet while the number of small breweries has expanded in the last decade, Atlantic Canadian craft brewers claim that their businesses are hampered by bad government policies. AIMS' latest study Opening the Taps: Liberating craft brewers to grow a new industry by Joseph Quesnel, Patrick Webber [...]
On November 1st, the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, the Canadian Constitutional Foundation, and the Montreal Economic Institute joined together to organize a one day conference in Ottawa on interprovincial trade in Canada. The first of it's kind, this event filled the otherwise absent void regarding significant dialogue on the issue of interprovincial trade. [...]
RECAP: We are very grateful to all our patrons, sponsors and supporters for helping make our 2018 Chairman’s Dinner on October 22nd a bonafide success! Nearly every chair was filled at this premiere event. On behalf of the entire AIMS Team, thank you to everyone who helped make this happen. See pictures from the evening below: [...]
In an article by Fergus Hodgson in the Epoch Times, Marco Navarro-Génie and Alex Whalen were named and credited for their article Premiers the barrier to free trade within Canada under Troy Media.
By MARCO NAVARRO-GÉNIE (AIMS President and CEO) Troy Media, 20 July 2018 Chronicle Herald, 20 July 2018 The Telegram, 24 July 2018 Business In Vancouver, 02 August 2018 If there ever was a federal carbon tax consensus in Canada, it’s now dissolving. Rumours of its death have been floating for some time, but the [...]
AIMS - Media Release View this email in your browser A Tiny Step in the Right Direction For Immediate Release (Halifax): 23 July 2018 The decision by some of Canada’s premiers to ease restrictions on interprovincial beer and alcohol sales is a step in the right direction, according to the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS). “This [...]
AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie commented in support of a private distribution model for legalized cannabis. Read the full article here