On January 18th, 2018 at 1:00 PM Operations Manager Alex Whalen was featured on News 95.7 discussing liquor monopolies in Atlantic Canada and the latest study from AIMS.
An article published by the American Institute for Economic Research mentioned AIMS' collaboration with the Montreal Economic Institute and Canadian Constitution Foundation to defend the right of Canadians to carry legally purchased goods wherever they want. Read here
Halifax, November 28, 2017 – Canadians are unequivocal: 89% think they should be allowed to bring any legally purchased product from one province to another, according to an Ipsos poll commissioned by the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS), the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF), and the Montreal Economic Institute (MEI). “Clearly, Canadians understand the advantages of [...]
Canadians are ready to bring down interprovincial trade barriers: Marco Navarro-Génie and AIMS in News Release
Marco Navarro-Génie and AIMS in were mentioned in a news release posted by the Montreal Economic Institute mentioning an Ipsos poll commissioned by the MEI, the Canadian Constitution Foundation (CCF), and the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) on interprovincial trade. Read here
By ROBERT ROACH (AIMS Senior Fellow) • Troy Media, 29 January 2017 • Waterloo Chronicle, 01 February 2017 • Battlefords News-Optimist, 03 February 2017 • Times Colonist, 05 February 2017 Just when you thought the state of the debate about reforming Canada’s Senate couldn’t get any sadder, federal Conservative Party leadership hopeful Kevin O’Leary has [...]
Since the creation of the Supreme Court in 1875, at least one of our country’s top justices has been from Atlantic Canada. But the federal government has announced that it will now open the field country-wide, without regional consideration. A greater pool, it says, will allow for more diverse candidates. This is not [...]
On Aug. 5, 2016, AIMS Operations Manager Alex Whalen discussed the Supreme Court nomination process with the Rick Howe Show and the Sheldon MacLeod Show on Halifax's News 95.7 station. See the embedded audio clips below.
AIMS Operations Manager Alex Whalen, a graduate of the Dalhousie law school, discusses changes to the Supreme Court appointment process. He bemoans that Atlantic Canada is losing its convention of one guaranteed seat on the top bench, in favour of other diversity concerns, such as bilingualism, for the federal government. Read this article in the [...]
Kevin Vickers, famous for killing the Parliament Hill shooter in October 2014, was Canada’s last Sargent-at-Arms. The Sargent-at-Arms serves as custodian of the Mace, the symbol of the authority of the House. The Mace is formidable, and was originally meant as a weapon. When considering electoral reform as a means of bestowing greater authority upon [...]
Janet Ajzenstat is the greatest scholar of our generation on Confederation and on the moral basis of Canadian parliamentary democracy. In Discovering Confederation and other writings, she points out how the Fathers of Confederation were deeply divided over the proper manner to ratify the Quebec Accords that were the basis of confederation and the British [...]