Fiscal Management Act a positive option for Atlantic First Nations

(Photo: Destination Membertou) By Joseph Quesnel, AIMS Fellow Despite all the doom and gloom we often hear about First Nations in Atlantic Canada, there are some good news stories out there. In particular, it may be news to some that there is an approach to improving First Nations that has strong evidence to back it…

Opening of airline ownership rules is good news for travelers

(Stanfield International Airport. Photo credit: Nova Scotia Department of Tourism) By Jackson Doughart, Research Coordinator The Globe and Mail reports that the federal government intends to introduce legislation allowing greater foreign ownership in Canada’s airline industry. The announcement comes from the office of Transport Minister Marc Garneau. If the legislation passes, it will increase the…

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. Dalhousie University‚Äôs Dean of Management, Sylvain Charlebois, a food expert, recently issued a press release examining the potential effects of Trump policy on the Canadian Dairy Industry. Following…