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Credit Ratings
The Province currently receives credit ratings from; Moody’s Investors Service (Moody’s); Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P); and Dominion Bond Rating Service (DBRS). These firms provide an independent assessment of the credit worthiness of the Province of Nova Scotia, typically providing a credit rating for the short-term debt, long-term debt, and a ratings outlook for the long-term debt rating.

The following table provides the Provinces current credit ratings.


Nova Scotia Credit Rating
Credit Rating
Agency
Short-Term
Debt
Long-Term
Debt
Ratings Outlook
DBRS
R-1 (mid)
A (high)
Stable
Moody's
n/a
Aa2
Stable
S&P
A-1+
A+
Stable

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Email: gov.ns.ca