The think tank movement around the world is based on the notion that ideas have consequences, but just having good ideas isn’t enough. Those ideas have to be clearly and simply expressed and have to reach a broad audience to influence our lives.

The AIMS’ 10th anniversary dinner in Saint John, New Brunswick, is an example of an event that kept people talking. As this editorial in the Telegraph-Journal highlights, we have much to learn from the Irish experience. The writer uses the lessons provided by AIMS guest speaker Dr. Garret FitzGerald, the former Prime Minister of Ireland, to make a number of points on how New Brunswick can improve on the Irish experience.

To read the complete editorial, click here.