A Calgary Herald editorial criticizes labour policies from the federal government. It quotes AIMS's Vice President of Research John Williamson, who fears that the government "is creating an EI trap." Read the full editorial on the Calgary Herald website. Canada has long relied on foreign workers to fill shortages in our labour force, but it’s [...]
On May 11, 2016, AIMS President Marco Navarro-Génie testified before the Senate Committee on Banking, Trade and Commerce, in a hearing about internal trade within Canada. In his statement, he recommended that the federal government encourage open borders, and that the Atlantic Province join the New West Partnership Trade Agreement. “It is proposed that [...]
In the Charlottetown Guardian, AIMS policy analyst Jackson Doughart explores the implications of federal EI changes to Prince Edward Island. Contrary to the claims of the local Coalition for Fair EI, easier access to employment insurance will hurt prospects for the economy, and for young people's prosperity, in the future. Read the piece on the [...]
AIMS Development Director Michael Kydd appears on Global News, discussing negotiations between the Nova Scotia Government and its General Employees Union. See the full story here.
Halifax – The Nova Scotia government’s decision to legislate wage patterns in the public sector is the kind of fiscally responsible decision needed to address the province’s financial reality, says the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS). While it is to some extent understandable that several trade unions in Nova Scotia find the government’s decision [...]
AIMS author Meredith McDonald analyses provincial experiences with registry services in Canada and suggests that they are good road map for Newfoundland and Labrador to follow.
In her report, The Road Ahead: Options for Reforming Registry Service Delivery, commissioned by the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS), Meredith McDonald analyses provincial experiences with registry services in Canada.