nova scotia

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Nova Scotia’s massive government stifling economic growth

Governments often dole out money for political gain.


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Budget season in Atlantic Canada—one bright spot in sea of red ink

The Nova Scotia government projects net debt will increase by 23 per cent over three years.


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Nova Scotians still face longest health-care wait times in Canada

The province's median wait between referral from a family doctor and receipt of treatment was 56.7 weeks.


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Nova Scotia remains Canada’s most government-dominated province

At 63 per cent of the economy, Nova Scotia’s government footprint is far beyond the estimated optimal level.


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Nova Scotia shouldn’t lower standards to address teacher shortage

It makes sense to enhance the teaching practicum while reducing the number of education courses.


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Nova Scotia government trumpets ‘largest tax cut’ in provincial history—without cutting taxes

The province remains among the highest-taxed jurisdictions in North America.


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Government child care in Nova Scotia—a disaster for parents

Last year, the percentage of children in the province who attended child care fell from 61 per cent to 56 per cent.


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Free-spending Nova Scotia budget gets failing grade

The province's net debt is projected to rise by more than $6 billion.


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Nova Scotia government must change course to end debt binge in upcoming budget

Every Nova Scotian is responsible for $18,906 in provincial government debt in 2023/24.


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Nova Scotia government’s policies hurt health-care recruitment effort

The province has some of the highest personal income taxes in North America.