new brunswick finances

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New Brunswick takes small step toward ‘revenue-neutral’ carbon tax
The province’s carbon tax revenue will fund fuel tax reductions or subsidize “green” spending.

12:10PM
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Trudeau carbon tax hike will hammer New Brunswick economy

A $170 per tonne carbon tax will cost the province an estimated 2,200 jobs.


1:32PM
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Higgs government shows spending restraint—but long-term challenges loom
New Brunswick's provincial government debt will eclipse $14 billion this year.

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Upcoming budget represents unique opportunity for New Brunswick

Between 2014 and 2018, business investment in New Brunswick declined by 0.1 per cent annually.


10:14PM
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New Brunswick government finances officially unsustainable

New Brunswick has a “fiscal gap” equal to 0.6 per cent of the provincial economy.


12:08PM
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New Brunswick budget tackles debt but eschews meaningful tax relief

The Higgs government plans to increase program spending by 4.3 per cent.


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The province is expected to run a $192 million deficit in 2017-18.