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Corporate welfare for Michelin—another example of wrongheaded policy

In 2017, the provincial government spent $310 million on corporate welfare.


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Nova Scotia government should eliminate hidden tax hike in upcoming budget

Most governments across Canada have recognized that it’s unfair to collect additional tax revenue on salary adjustments.


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Nova Scotia government should acknowledge attitude towards taxes in the province

The available data suggest that many Nova Scotians would like to see their taxes reduced.


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Nova Scotia government should avoid another debt binge in upcoming budget

According to projections, the province’s debt will equal $17,685 per person.


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Middle-income earners in Nova Scotia face higher tax rates than other Canadians

At the national average income level, Nova Scotians face a provincial tax rate of 14.95 per cent on the next dollar they earn. 


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Nova Scotia government should restrain spending in face of fiscal risks
With interest rates rising, it's even more important for the province to manage money responsibly.

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Maritimes had lowest levels of per-worker private-sector investment in Canada

Government spending in Nova Scotia encompassed 60.2 per cent of the economy.