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Atlantic Canada Prosperity

2:33PM
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Attracting More People is Key to Atlantic Canada’s Future

The recent inflow of people to the region does not mean the problem of outmigration has been solved.


12:28PM
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The evidence is clear—P.E.I. must balance its budget

The province's net debt will top $2.6 billion, which breaks down to $16,285 per Islander.


10:00AM
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Outdated EI system adds to Atlantic Canada’s labour challenges

More than 267,000 Atlantic Canadians currently receive some form of EI benefit.


11:12AM
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Maritime provinces vulnerable to any future changes to equalization program

In 2019/20, equalization comprised 21 per cent of provincial government revenue in Prince Edward Island.


1:44PM
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Nova Scotia budget shows debt accumulating at rapid pace

The string of deficits will increase Nova Scotia’s government debt by nearly 40 per cent from 2019/20 to 2024/25.


2:09PM
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P.E.I. budget misses mark with government spending increase

The provincial government projects a $112 million operating deficit this year.


10:05AM
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King government should set sights on budget balance

Government debt interest payments in P.E.I. currently amount to $123 million annually.


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