AIMS Senior Fellow Don McIver argues that workers in Newfoundland and Labrador deserve better than the current equalization structure allows.
In this feature on Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter, AIMS President and CEO Charles Cirtwill notes that NS needs a long-term tax plan to be more competitive, but the province’s high tax burden predates Dexter’s government.
AIMS Director of Research Don McIver argues that the same economic forces that stimulate wealth generation in advanced countries also foster a more equitable income share for developing countries.
The new Canadian census results show population movement from rural to urban areas. AIMS Director of Research Don McIver says federal and regional development programs are doing little to reverse this trend.
New census findings show growth in every Atlantic province. Don McIver notes that while many think of Canada as a "rural wonderland," more than two-thirds of our population live in metropolitan areas.
For the first time, the population in Western Canada has surpassed that in Eastern Canada. Don McIver comments on the trends in Atlantic Canada and warns against regional development efforts.
Amidst a flurry of calls for decreased tuition and more accessible post-secondary education, AIMS Research Intern Andreas Korfmann considers the effects these policies have on value in the education system.