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Many still struggling with housing affordability

By | January 30th, 2017|In the Media|

News article mentioning the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey • CHAT Television, 30 January 2017 MEDICINE HAT, AB — A recently released survey on International Housing Affordability from the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies ranked Medicine Hat as the most affordable place to buy a house compared to other Alberta cities. The ranking [...]

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Medicine Hat ranked most affordable housing market in Alberta

By | January 30th, 2017|In the Media|

News article mentioning the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey • CHAT Television, 30 January 2017 MEDICINE HAT, AB — An annual International Housing Affordability Survey conducted by the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies has ranked Medicine Hat as the most affordable city for housing in Alberta. The study uses the median price of [...]

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Atlantic Canada’s affordable urban housing

By | January 30th, 2017|Commentary|

By JACKSON DOUGHART (AIMS) and WENDELL COX (Demographia) • The Local Xpress, 30 January 2017 • Charlottetown Guardian, 31 January 2017 • Troy Media, 02 February 2017 Every year, news magazines and websites publish "best city" lists, ranking global cities that are the most attractive places to live. Unfortunately, most middle-class people couldn't afford to [...]

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C’est à Moncton où l’accès à la propriété est la plus abordable au pays

By | January 24th, 2017|In the Media|

News article mentioning the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey • Acadie Nouvelle, 24 January 2017 An 'Acadie Nouvelle' story discusses housing affordability, mentioning the results of the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey, co-published by AIMS. C’est à Moncton où l’accès à la propriété est le plus abordable au pays, selon une [...]

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St. John’s housing moderately unaffordable: think tank

By | January 23rd, 2017|In the Media|

News article mentioning the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey • The Telegram, 23 January 2017 Housing in St. John''s has reached “"moderately unaffordable" range, says The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) which released an index this morning on housing affordability. The same conclusion was reached about Halifax, the other of Atlantic Canada's [...]

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Affordable housing ‘a significant advantage’ for Atlantic Canada

By | January 23rd, 2017|In the Media|

News article mentioning the 13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey • CBC P.E.I., 23 January 2017 A new international affordable housing index released Monday by the Atlantic Institute of Market Studies contains good news for Atlantic Canada. The study found that the top three most affordable cities for housing in Canada are in New [...]

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13th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey

By | January 22nd, 2017|Policy Papers|

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 and Hugh Pavletich explain that many "best city" surveys do not include housing affordability in their calculations. This oversight is particularly relevant [...]

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Jackson Doughart on CBC Maritime Noon: Size and Cost of the Public Sector

By | November 24th, 2016|Media Appearances|

On Nov. 24, 2016, AIMS Policy Analyst Jackson Doughart was a guest of CBC Radio's "Maritime Noon" program. Host Norma Lee MacLeod interviewed him about AIMS's study "The Size and Cost of the Public Sector in Atlantic Canada, 2015" before they took questions.

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Jackson Doughart on the Rick Howe Show: “The Size and Cost of the Public Sector in Atlantic Canada”

By | November 24th, 2016|Media Appearances|

On Nov. 24, 2016, AIMS Policy Analyst Jackson Doughart joined the Rick Howe Show on Halifax's News 95.7 to discuss AIMS's study "The Size and Cost of the Public Sector in Atlantic Canada."

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Marco Navarro-Génie on Radio Canada: Size and Cost of the Public Sector

By | November 23rd, 2016|Media Appearances|

On Nov. 23, 2016, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie joined Jean-Albert Maire of Radio-Canada to discuss AIMS's paper "The Size and Cost of the Public Sector in Atlantic Canada, 2015." The interview is in French.

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