By Michael Zwaagstra (AIMS Research Fellow) Last year, Newfoundland and Labrador’s government published a roadmap to better government in the future, with the title The Way Forward. This ambitious plan outlines how the government plans to modernize the public sector, build its economy for a sustainable future, and improve educational outcomes. Earlier this year, the [...]
AIMS President Navarro-Génie joined the Sheldon MacLeod Show to discuss the latest article released on the charter school system, misconceptions regarding the system in Canada, and educational choice that can benefit Canadian parents and children alike.
By Sylvain Charlebois (AIMS Senior Fellow) Apparently, Canada is going meatless, unless you are a white older male, that is. Well, that may be a slight exaggeration, as many Canadians still need a regular meat fix. In fact, many see meat consumption as one of the pleasures in life, as well as a necessary part [...]
On November 1st, the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, the Canadian Constitutional Foundation, and the Montreal Economic Institute joined together to organize a one day conference in Ottawa on interprovincial trade in Canada. The first of it's kind, this event filled the otherwise absent void regarding significant dialogue on the issue of interprovincial trade. [...]
By Matthew Lau (AIMS Author) Canadians experience daily the enormous economic benefits of competition. For most consumer goods, over time, Canadians pay less and get more. Businesses compete to offer customers the best products at the lowest prices; those with offerings that consumers judge unsatisfactory eventually are forced to close and go out of business. [...]
RECAP: We are very grateful to all our patrons, sponsors and supporters for helping make our 2018 Chairman’s Dinner on October 22nd a bonafide success! Nearly every chair was filled at this premiere event. On behalf of the entire AIMS Team, thank you to everyone who helped make this happen. See pictures from the evening below: [...]
By Sylvain Charlebois (AIMS Senior Fellow) Within a year, single-use plastics and excess packaging have become public enemy number 1. Everyone is talking about how our lives are overrun by too much plastic. Just recently, a Greenpeace-led audit looked at waterways waste and companies involved. Much of the plastic trash cleaned up from Canadian shorelines [...]
By Sylvain Charlebois (AIMS Senior Fellow) They may not know it yet, but the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA), or NAFTA 2.0, could become the watershed moment Canadian dairy farmers have been waiting for. The Trudeau government has committed to compensating the dairy sector for either lost sales, higher per-unit costs or the loss in value [...]
AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie breaks down the recent election results in New Brunswick with Sheldon MacLeod on News 95.7, while touching on the subject of coalitions.