The Energy East Pipeline is good policy. It's needed to transport oil from Western Canadian provinces to the refinery in New Brunswick. This 12 billion dollar infrastructure project would increase pipeline and refining work and provide well paying jobs throughout our region. It would also make us less dependent on foreign oil. Pipelines [...]
AIMS Senior Fellow Robert Roach examines the paradoxical implications of environmentalists who seek the destruction of the market economy, believing that "capitalism is the root cause of environmental problems and social injustices.”
In his report, Atlantic Canada and the U.S. Electricity Market: Projects and Perspectives, commissioned by the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS), Gordon L. Weil provides a catalog of current proposals for new transmission links between Atlantic Canada and New England.
September 29, 2015Halifax – The case for hydraulic fracturing in New Brunswick will receive a new boost this October as the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) invites renowned energy expert Michael Binnion to discuss fracking as the best green technology available in today's energy market. Titled Hydraulic Fracturing as Green Technology: The case for sustainable prosperity, [...]
The newly released four-year study by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should give pause to even the most ardent opponents of fracking and hopefully, cautious regulators in the two Maritime provinces. The study found no evidence to sustain oft-repeated assertions that the processes involved in fracking have “led to widespread, systemic [adverse] impacts on drinking water resources in the United States.
Canada’s premiers have a critical role to play in keeping Canada’s economy moving forward while abiding by our excellent environmental standards and ensuring that radical environmentalists do not impair Atlantic Canada’s chances for economic growth or the prosperity of Canadians.
Saving resource wealth and spending only the interest brings stability and long term solvency to public finances. http://aims.wpengine.com/en/home/library/details.aspx/3835