The province's net government debt has increased by more than 18 per cent since 2019.
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The federal and provincial governments will run combined deficits of $86 billion in 2022.
The average Nova Scotia family will pay more than 44 per cent of their income on taxes this year.
This year's combined projected federal and provincial government deficits total $234 billion.
The federal and provincial governments project combined budget deficits of $233.5 billion in 2021.
This year's combined projected federal and provincial government deficits total $315.2 billion.
Canadians can make their own judgement about value for money.