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New Brunswick’s stay-the-course budget leaves unanswered tax questions

The province's program spending this year will increase by 6.2 per cent, a rate faster than population growth plus inflation.


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Worker incomes in New Brunswick significantly lower than incomes in Maine

An income gap of thousands of dollars per year makes a big difference for living standards.


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New Brunswickers reap rewards of government spending restraint

The province's government debt has shrunk by more than $2 billion since 2019/20.


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New Brunswick builds the fewest homes per new resident in Canada

The province saw more population growth in 2021 and 2022 then in the previous 29 years combined.


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New Brunswick government could use new surplus to cut taxes

The province's personal income tax rates are among the highest in North America.


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New Brunswick government can help mining sector satisfy global demand for minerals

The province's mineral deposits include potash, copper, zinc, lead and nickel.


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Tax burden on New Brunswickers—high and rising

The average family in the province earning $112,418 will pay $49,623 in total taxes.


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Atlantic Canada lags behind rest of country on key employment indicators
The unemployment rate in Atlantic Canada was 8.7 per cent compared to 5.5 per cent in the rest of the country.

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New Brunswickers make less median employment income than most other Canadians

The province's median employment income was $3,350 lower than the Canadian average.