nova scotia

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Investors souring on Nova Scotia’s oil and gas sector

Last year was the first in at least 25 years that the province derived no revenue from petroleum royalties.


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.


11:09AM
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McNeil government faces debt tidal wave

The province’s net debt will rise from $15.2 billion to nearly $17.2 billion.


11:58AM
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Estimating the recessionary impact on Nova Scotia finances: Part 2

Nova Scotia’s net debt is projected to eclipse $17 billion this year.


11:26AM
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Nova Scotians pay dearly for health-care wait times

Wait times cost Canadians up to $1,963 for each person waiting for treatment.


11:24AM
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Estimating the recessionary impact on Nova Scotia finances—Part 1

RBC forecasts an $800 million provincial deficit this year, Scotiabank forecasts $970 million.


1:21PM
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Nova Scotia budget is balanced, but concerns loom over debt and taxes

The province projects a $535 million increase in net debt this year alone.


1:43PM
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Erroneous attacks won’t change data on Nova Scotia education

Provinces PISA scores in all three subjects are below the national average.