Atlantic region faces labour/energy crises

Both now and over the long term

Atlantic region faces labour/energy crisesCORNWALL, PEI, Jun 9, 2014/ Troy Media/ - When Premier Robert Ghiz met his fellow Atlantic premiers recently in New Brunswick, labour and population issues dominated the agenda. That should come as no surprise. This region collectively, and PEI more specifically, faces a crisis on both fronts – both now and over the long term.…

Public schools in Atlantic Canada infected with ‘cost disease’

Rethinking the way education is funded and administered long overdue

Public schools in Atlantic Canada infected with ‘cost disease’By Rodney Clifton Frontier Centre for Public Policy and Ben Eisen Atlantic Institute for Market Studies HALIFAX, NS, and WINNIPEG, MB, Mar 21, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Education costs are growing across Atlantic Canada, and there is little evidence that the rapidly increasing spending produces better outcomes for students. Policy reforms that bring more consumer…

Documentary exposes the effects of climate change in Atlantic Canada

Delaying further action to curb fossil fuels getting us into deeper trouble

Documentary exposes the effects of climate change in Atlantic CanadaVANCOUVER, BC, Jan 15, 2014/ Troy Media/ - Ian Mauro, an environmental and social scientist at Mount Allison University in New Brunswick, recently toured Atlantic Canada, interviewing fishermen, hunters, farmers, businessmen, First Nations and local politicians about climate change. The result is a powerful film, Climate Change in Atlantic Canada, with people from different walks…