From California to Ottawa to Bear Head, this edition of the Beacon criss-crossing North America with a number of important public policy issues.

California legislators were wowed by the words of experience from AIMS Fellow in Public Education Reform Angus McBeath as he talked about how to improve schools in that state. AIMS’ paper on LNG proved prophetic in its assessment of the issues of supply as it provided insight into the LNG market  and the three projects proposed for Atlantic Canada. And AIMS president Brian Lee Crowley suggests that how Prime Minister Stephen Harper chooses the next Justice of the Supreme Court will be a measure of what kind of government Canadians can expect from the newly elected government.

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