Of debt and demographics – this is your invitation to AIMS Breakfast Briefing with Chris Ragan, Clifford Clakr Visiting Economist with Finance Canada.

If you can’t make it, a must-read is AIMS’ latest paper on the demographic crunch. It shows the Atlantic region is aging faster and shrinking more quickly than forecast just a decade ago.

For those questioning the whole CRTC and communications world, there’s a paper from communications consultant and former AIMS research director Ian Munro that explains the regulatory regime for the commuications industry was written in the 70’s and needs a complete overhaul to bring it into today’s IT world.

And accept AIMS invitation to particiapte in the discussion around saving Nova Scotia money. The government appoint Board suggests the province needs to raise taxes and cut expenses if it hopes to reach a balanced budget anytime in the near future.

To read this edition of the Beacon , click here.