nova scotia

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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 expensive renewables will not help Atlantic Canadians already burdened with high energy prices and expenditures.

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

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The province should make its personal and corporate income tax system more competitive.

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Those behind the plan are central planners at heart, mistakenly seeing themselves as the initiators of trade.


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The Green Party opposes the Nova Scotia government’s apparent plan to back the re-opening of the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton.


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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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Nova Scotia’s government recently announced it would table legislation to establish a moratorium on the practice of hydraulic fracturing (or “fracking”) for the production of natural gas in the province. The ban, which follows a lengthy report on the safety of hydraulic fracturing, is indefinite, but not permanent. (One is reminded of the saying that there is nothing more permanent than a temporary tax.).