“Ideas Matter” is a special publication, released by AIMS in June 2002 in collaboration with the Frontier Centre for Public Policy and the Montreal Economic Institute, providing a summary of our Sir Antony Fisher Award winning Equalization Initiative. It features the work of some of today’s top experts on equalization including renowned father of equalization and Nobel Laureate James M. Buchanan. The innovative ideas created through the works of the three Institutes, outlining the negative effects of equalization, have sparked a national debate and garnered supportive reactions from top opinion leaders including former New Brunswick Premier Frank McKenna, and former federal Finance Minister Paul Martin.

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