On Nov. 22, 2016, AIMS Policy Analyst Jackson Doughart joined Angela Walker of CBC's "Mainstreet" program on Prince Edward Island. They discussed the size and cost of P.E.I.'s public sector.
By KIM MACKRAEL (Wall Street Journal) OTTAWA—The collapse in recent years of global commodity prices exposed structural weaknesses in Canada’s resource-rich economy after it had lost export capacity and market share in the years leading up to the 2008-2009 recession, a senior Bank of Canada official said Tuesday. Deputy Governor Lawrence Schembri told an audience [...]
On Nov. 8, 2016, AIMS Policy Analyst Jackson Doughart discussed AIMS's study "Private Sector Investment in Atlantic Canada" on Radio-Canada's "Le Réveil" program. The interview is in French.
On Nov. 7, AIMS Policy Analyst Jackson Doughart joined Radio-Canada in Moncton to discuss AIMS's study "Private Sector Investment in Atlantic Canada," authored by him and Professor David Murrell. The interview is in French.
AIMS Policy Analyst Jackson Doughart joins News 95.7's Sheldon McLeod to discuss the AIMS study "Private Sector Investment in Atlantic Canada," published Nov. 7, 2016 and coauthored by Doughart and Prof. David Murrell.
By JACKSON DOUGHART (Policy Analyst) • Charlottetown Guardian, 19 Oct 2016 P.E.I. is well known for its high level of political engagement. One hopes that this trait will produce a good turnout for the plebiscite on electoral reform, being held from Oct. 27 to Nov. 7. Islanders will rank their preference of the current, first-past-the-post [...]
By JACKSON DOUGHART (Policy Analyst) 12 Sep 2016 From the Charlottetown Guardian and the Journal-Pioneer. Progress on the Energy East pipeline is stalling. The National Energy Board recently cancelled a scheduled week of hearings into the project in Montreal, citing security concerns from environmentalist demonstrations. More successes from Energy East opponents could jeopardize the project [...]
On Aug. 17, 2016, AIMS Policy Analyst Jackson Doughart was a guest on News 95.7's Sheldon MacLeod show. They discussed the reform of the Supreme Court appointment process to include bilingualism.
AIMS Policy Analyst Jackson Doughart argues against the federal government's decision to consider only bilingual candidates for appointment to the Supreme Court. Bilingualism, Doughart argues, is largely a geographic privilege in Canada. There is no good reason for otherwise-qualified judicial candidates to be passed over for such a secondary consideration. This article appeared in the [...]