AIMS policy analyst Shaun Fantauzzo discusses the PEI Liquor Control Commission's (PEILCC) decision to raise the price of liquor sold in private agency stores and argues that it harms consumers, the PEILCC, and provincial government.
AIMS Policy Analyst Shaun Fantauzzo discusses the difference between relative and absolute poverty, arguing that income inequality is an inadequate measure of economic well-being.
AIMS Policy Analyst Shaun Fantauzzo discusses Newfoundland and Labrador's decision to relinquish minimum processing requirements to secure freer trade with Europe, arguing that it is a step forward for the province.
AIMS Policy Analyst Shaun Fantauzzo draws a comparison between Newfoundland and Iceland, arguing that the latter's implementation of property rights is a model for reform. Furthermore, Fantauzzo suggests that CETA could act as a catalyst for additional reforms, such as abandoning protectionist policies that shield Canadian industry from competition.
AIMS Policy Analyst Shaun Fantauzzo demonstrates how subsidies failed to retain jobs in North America and asserts that corporate welfare must end, citing the need to invest in job training and education.
AIMS Policy Analyst Shaun Fantauzzo discusses excessive government regulation through the lens of e-cigarette restrictions, arguing that the state should allow individuals to choose their patterns of consumption without unnecessary impediments.
AIMS Policy Analyst Shaun Fantauzzo argues that Health Canada's new medical marijuana regulations benefit licensed producers at the expense of patients, many of whom rely on government assistance to supplement their income.
AIMS Policy Analyst Shaun Fantauzzo argues that CPP expansion will harm businesses on the margin disproportionately and also handicap low-income individuals by reducing their disposable income.