By Matthew Lau (AIMS Author) The federal government began 2019 by taking a bigger bite out of workers’ paycheques, with the combined employer and employee CPP payroll tax rising from 9.9 percent of earnings to 10.2 percent, the first of five annual payroll tax hikes. By [...]
By Sylvain Charlebois (AIMS Senior Fellow) Globe and Mail, 13 January 2019 It appears that the four food groups most Canadians know by heart are on their way out. Health Canada has announced it will finally release its long-awaited new Food Guide in the spring of [...]
By Sylvain Charlebois (AIMS Senior Fellow) The Guardian, 24 December 2018 So, we finally went from a slew of alerts on romaine lettuce to a series of clear-cut recalls affecting various produce items, including romaine lettuce and cauliflower. This is the worst time of year for [...]
For the 2pm hour, Marco Navarro Genie, President and CEO of AIMS, joined the Sheldon MacLeod show to discuss his recent departure from the Institute. What does that mean for him, and what does it mean for the think tank? Also, he responds to [...]
Craft Brewers in Nova Scotia feel they're being hampered by provincial policies, and Senior Fellow Ed Hollett knows why. Listen to him discuss the issue on the Sheldon MacLeod Show.
By Matthew Lau (AIMS Author) Troy Media, 16 December 2018 Last month, a pair of headlines questioned how conservatives could possibly oppose a carbon tax. One column, by political scientist Jim Farney, ran in the Calgary Herald under the headline: “Is there a conservative case against [...]