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Atlantic Canada Prosperity

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Estimating the recessionary impact on Nova Scotia finances—Part 1

RBC forecasts an $800 million provincial deficit this year, Scotiabank forecasts $970 million.


1:21PM
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Nova Scotia budget is balanced, but concerns loom over debt and taxes

The province projects a $535 million increase in net debt this year alone.


3:08PM
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Interest on government debt—a costly problem for the Rock
Provincial interest payments are projected to equal $2,675 for every man, woman and child.

2:59PM
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Atlantic Canadians carry large government debt burden

Newfoundland and Labrador has the highest per-person total government debt among the provinces at $48,478.


1:43PM
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Erroneous attacks won’t change data on Nova Scotia education

Provinces PISA scores in all three subjects are below the national average.


10:13AM
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Families with modest incomes face high marginal tax rates

On average, the METR for modest-income families is 46 per cent compared to 43 per cent for the highest-income families.


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