atlantic canada

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New Brunswick’s waning economic freedom part of region-wide crisis

In 2019, government spending equaled a remarkable 55 per cent of Atlantic Canada's economy.


11:03AM
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Nova Scotia most government-dominated province in Canada

Government accounted for 61.6 per cent of all economic activity in the province.


5:20PM
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COVID crisis presents opportunity for trade reform in Atlantic Canada

Lower trade barriers allow businesses to shift more easily toward areas where goods and services can be produced more cheaply.


2:25PM
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Atlantic Canadians rely on programs that rely on Albertans

In 2019, equalization represented 15.5 per cent of provincial revenue in Nova Scotia.


11:42AM
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Ottawa tweaks regulations for Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil and gas sector

While the regulatory change is welcome news, significant reforms are still required to restore investor confidence.


3:17PM
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P.E.I. deficit may be bigger than forecasts

Forecasts project a -5.1 per cent decline in the province's GDP.