nova scotia

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Nova Scotia needs much more private-sector investment

The province's private-sector investment per worker was $11,300—the lowest level in Canada and 47 per cent below the national average.


10:28AM
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Tax Freedom Day in Nova Scotia—not much to celebrate

The average Nova Scotia family will pay more than 44 per cent of their income on taxes this year.


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Nova Scotia should seize ‘tremendous opportunity’ for mining

Seventy-five per cent of survey respondents said uncertainty around protected areas was a deterrent to investment.


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Nova Scotia government spending spree comes with consequences

The province's spending is projected to increase by $664 million over the next three years.


9:07AM
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Nova Scotia should follow New Brunswick’s lead and restrain spending in upcoming budget

At last update, the province’s budget deficit was $440 million for 2021-22.


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Nova Scotia can improve health care without breaking the bank

Since 1999, the provincial government increased health-care spending by more than 78 per cent.


10:57AM
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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.


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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.