La Production des permis de conduire en Atlantique sera centralisée - Le Téléjournal Acadie 2 Juin 2017: Une nouvelle procédure sera mise en place en ce qui a trait à la création de permis de conduire, et ce dans les quatre provinces de l'Atlantique. Sécurité et cohérence seront mises de l'avant.
On June 1, 2017, AIMS Research Coordinator, Jackson Doughart, joined the Sheldon MacLeod Show on News 95.7 FM to discuss his latest study with David Murell, Household Savings in Atlantic Canada, 1981-2015. >> Read article on CBC.ca/PEI >> Read the study: Household Savings in Atlantic Canada, 1981-2015
A study by the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies has found people in Atlantic Canada save less money than the rest of Canada, especially in Prince Edward Island. Jackson Doughart, a research coordinator says the saving rates in the four provinces is considerably lower than in other provinces and territories. He said the study from 1981 until 2015, showed [...]
On May 25, AIMS Author David Murrell joined Bob Murphy on CBC Mainstreet to discuss Nova Scotia's low household savings rate. For more, please see Household Savings in Atlantic Canada, 1981-2015.
Household Savings in Atlantic Canada, 1981-2015 discusses a low rate of household savings by Maritimers. While New Brunswick has an improved savings rate from the previous decade (following a modest upturn throughout Canada), Prince Edward Island’s household savings have remained constant. Meanwhile, Nova Scotia’s have worsened, with an average annual savings deficit of over [...]
This Spring, the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) surveyed dozens of leading minds in Nova Scotia about the province’s future. Respondents discussed their concerns about Nova Scotia, including low growth, decaying public institutions, and demographic stagnation. To reverse decline, this group proposed many original and helpful insights for public policy reform. Among the [...]
By ED HOLLETT (AIMS Senior Fellow) Troy Media, 11 April 2017 The Telegram, 17 April 2017 The budget strategy laid out by Newfoundland and Labrador in 2016 was simple: government would hold down program spending, allow for some increases in total spending from higher debt servicing costs, and let rising oil prices and other income [...]
By PATRICK WEBBER (AIMS Research Associate) Troy Media, April 6, 2017 Telegraph Journal, April 10, 2017 New Brunswick is often thought of as a rural place, aided by the absence of a single large urban centre. This sets New Brunswick apart from the other three Atlantic provinces, all with one dominant city. Figures from the [...]
By ED HOLLETT (AIMS Senior Fellow) The Telegram, April 4, 2017 Paul Daly/The Canadian Press Based on their experience with tax increases last year, many Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are looking to Thursday’s budget with some understandable worry. This public anxiety is one of the reasons the provincial government should make a course correction. [...]
By ED HOLLETT (AIMS Senior Fellow) The Telegram, March 13, 2017 Troy Media, March 13, 2017 Battlefords News-Optimist, March 18, 2017 In setting its budget for 2017, Newfoundland and Labrador needs to correct a public finance crisis, ushered in by years of high spending and big drops in oil-based revenues. It is a critical time for the province’s [...]