Radio Project audio
Reform is needed to the Canada Summer Jobs
AIMS VP Alex Whalen joined the Sheldon MacLeod Show to discuss AIMS' latest study Rethinking Student Job Subsidies: The Case For Regional Equity in the Canada Summer Jobs Program and why the Canada Summer Jobs program should be reformed. Listen here:
Should the Confederation Bridge keep the toll?
AIMS Vice President Alex Whalen discussed his views on the Confederation Bridge's toll with CBC PEI, contending that maintaining the toll for users was the fairest way to fund the bridge. Listen here:
What are the shortcomings of education faculties? AIMS Fellow Michael Zwaagstra weighs in
Hear AIMS Fellow Michael Zwaagstra on the Danielle Smith show discussing his recent AIMS op-ed, Education schools should follow the evidence and drop the fads, on the shortcomings of education faculties Listen here: https://omny.fm/shows/danielle-smith/education-faculties-fail-to-prepare-young-teachers
Paul Bennett on the cost of school storm days, Rick Howe Show
Hear Dr. Paul Bennett give the details of his latest report Missing in Action: School Storm Days, Student Absenteeism and the Workplace on the Rick Howe Show. Part 1: Part 2:
Alex Whalen: Beer on the Shelves and Canada’s Economic Freedom
Alex Whalen joined the Sheldon MacLeod show to discuss the recent news that some New Brunswick grocery stores have started selling beer on their shelves, how this relates to his 2018 study A Valuation and Analysis of Atlantic Canadian Liquor Monopolies and contributes to Canada's overall economic freedom. Listen here:
Listen: too much governance?
Senior Fellow Ross Haynes joins Sheldon MacLeod on News 95.7 to describe his presentation to the Electoral Boundaries Commission about too much governance based on his 2018 report for AIMS. Listen to the full segment here
Listen: Postal Code Education
Paul Bennett, AIMS author and education commentator, joined the Rick Howe Show to talk about what’s happening with Halifax Schools, and it’s been one year since the release of the Glaze Report. Listen tot he full segment here
Listen: Electric cars, Muskrat Falls and more
Hear Senior Fellow Ed Hollett discuss the on-going Muskrat Falls situation on CBC's On The Go with Ted Blades: https://www.cbc.ca/listen/shows/on-the-go/episode/15665047
Listen: AIMS President Discusses Nova Scotia’s Interprovincial Trade Action
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 Nova Scotia removing barriers to interprovincial trade.
Listen: Why is it so tough for craft brewers in Atlantic Canada?
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.