AIMS seeks to examine major issues of public policy whether it is regional, national or international. This edition of The Beacon has many of them covered.

Alberta and British Columbia signed a major trade agreement called the TILMA and AIMS provided analysis across the country from Halifax to Nelson, BC.

Acting president Charles Cirtwill set the record straight on equalization in his new, fortnightly newspaper column and also provided some food for thought for Nova Scotians in a recent op/ed.

AIMS published the first paper in a new series on labour, this one focused on immigration. Give a Plum for a Peach generated considerable attention from the media and policy makers for its innovative recommendations.

Also there is the latest information on regional power distribution in an article from AIMS author Gordon Weil. Plus details on how your organization can have AIMS speak at your next event.

To read the complete Beacon, click here.