nova scotia government spending

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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.


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Nova Scotia’s housing gap now wider than Ontario’s

In 2022, the province’s population grew by 7.7 people for every home completed—the second-lowest ratio in Canada.


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Nova Scotia government closed schools even after reality of COVID became clear

By December 2020, a large body of research showed that children represented two per cent or less of diagnosed COVID cases.


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Government policies frustrating mining potential in Nova Scotia

Wages in the mining-sector are more than 40 per cent higher than the average in all other sectors in the province.


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Tax burden for Nova Scotian families continues to grow

The average family in the province will pay more than 45 per cent of its income in taxes this year.


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Amid cost-of-living crisis, Nova Scotia’s government daycare failing families

The government promised to add 1,500 spots by the end of 2022, but instead added just 400.