Standardized testing provides an objective assessment of student progress and proficiency in core subjects.
In the last year of reliable data before the pandemic, government spending in Nova Scotia represented 60.2 per cent of the economy.
Atlantic Canada has the potential to alleviate Europe’s natural gas shortfall while generating investment and jobs here at home.
In the Maritimes, a larger share of provincial revenue comes from Ottawa than in any of the other provinces.
The region has the largest share of seniors as a portion of the population in the country.
The recent inflow of people to the region does not mean the problem of outmigration has been solved.