Honourable Maureen MacDonald
Minister of Finance
Government delivers balanced 2013-14 budget
Finance Minister Maureen MacDonald tabled a balanced 2013-14 provincial budget today, April 4.
"Nova Scotia is turning the corner toward new opportunities and greater prosperity," said Ms. MacDonald. "This budget follows through on the government's commitment to balance and make life better for our seniors, small businesses, children and families."Recent Publications
MLAs More Accountable to Nova Scotians
Members of the Legislative Assembly convicted of a serious indictable offence will no longer be able to protect their pension by resigning or retiring before their trial.
HST Relief on Home Energy, Family Essentials Made Law
Nova Scotians will continue to see the benefits of no provincial portion of the HST on home energy and other essential items with proposed changes to the Financial Measures (2013) Act.
Budget Highlights for the Fiscal Year 2013–14
NOTE: A social media release is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2013-04-04-Budget-2013/ . High-res, downloadable photos, video and audio clips will be added after the event.
Budget 2013 Brings Province Back to Balance
NOTE: A social media release with additional quotes is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2013-04-04-Budget-2013/ . High-res, downloadable photos, video and audio clips will be added after the event.
May 08, 2013 - Community Counts is pleased to announce the following releases:
- Annual Demographic Estimates data now available for 2007-2012.
- Monthly Cost of a Nutritious Diet data for 2002 - 2010 (by DHA and Nova Scotia) has been added to the Health subject area.
- The following assets have been updated in the Map Centre: Provincial Parks.