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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.


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New Brunswick must improve investment climate during COVID recovery
The province's non-residential investment declined by -0.1 per cent annually.

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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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New Brunswick's debt load will climb to an estimated 115 per cent of GDP over the next 25 years.


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Adding more renewable electricity generation will not help Atlantic Canadians already burdened with high energy prices.

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Canada’s federal equalization program is motivated by good intentions. However, the program has unintended consequences, and creates perverse incentives that have allowed at least two “have-not” provinces to shun sensible economic opportunities.


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New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant, seems poised to follow through on a campaign promise to institute a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing.


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Over fifty years, observers have become inured to troubling reports of Atlantic Canada's economic difficulties.

Even the most jaundiced observer would recognize, however, that data for the last two years describes something different. The regional economy is not experiencing continued slow decline: it is starting to implode.