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Supply management: a costly endeavor

Source: Trevor Tombe, Twitter @TrevorTombe
By Alex Whalen, AIMS Operations Manager

The viability of supply management has come into discussion lately due to the new Trump Presidency. 368 more words

Atlantic Canada

Library Finds: 'Nine Bells for a Man' and 'Victory Meat'

Nine Bells for a Man by Peter Unwin (2000)

All along I thought I would read one of my Jane Urqhart books for the letter ‘U’ in my… 2,011 more words

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All their economic roads lead to more spending


By Marco Navarro-Génie, AIMS President & CEO

In commenting against our recent study exposing talk of “austerity” in Atlantic Canada as alarmist, Jordan Brennan’s prescriptions are misguided. 361 more words

Atlantic Canada

Now Available: Database of Unused Lab Equipment in Atlantic Canada

Now available: a database of unused lab equipment in Atlantic Canada (that is, the four provinces on the Atlantic coast of Canada, excepting Quebec.) “Science Atlantic, a non-profit organization based in Halifax, has created an online open-access database for research facilities and specialized equipment across the provinces. 26 more words

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More immigrants coming to Atlantic Canada, but retention rates low: report

Ongoing retention rate problem – only about half remain:

More people are immigrating to Atlantic Canada than ever before, but many do not stay, a new report says.

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Missing the point

By Jackson Doughart, Policy Analyst

Unifor economist Jordan Brennan has criticized AIMS’s study Measuring Austerity in Atlantic Canada. In this blog series, my colleagues examined the arguments he presents and responded to his criticisms of our methodology here and here. 424 more words

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