Statement from Minister on Canada Pension Plan Improvements
NOTE: The following is a statement from Minister of Finance and Treasury Board Randy Delorey.
It is important that Nova Scotians have as many options as possible to ensure financial security in their later years. That’s why government has taken steps to improve retirement income security for Nova Scotians.
Government Modifies Judges Tribunal Salary Proposal
Government has modified the salary increase proposed by a tribunal determining provincial and family court judges' salaries and benefits.
Province Releases Capital Plan 2017-18
Government is increasing its capital investments in 2017-18 to provide more funding for schools, health care and public infrastructure.
FINANCE/TREASURY BOARD-Amendments to Clarify Retail Sales Markup Allocation
Government has amended regulations to provide clarity regarding the Retail Sales Markup Allocation for locally produced alcoholic beverages sold by manufacturers.
Nova Scotia Reaches New Health-care Agreement
Government has reached an agreement that will increase federal health-care funding to improve health care for Nova Scotians.
Changes to Benefit Craft Brewing Industry
Government is changing the markup that is applied to direct sales of craft beer to help the Nova Scotia craft brewing sector continue to grow and thrive.
Budget Update Reports Surplus, Investments
Government has maintained a surplus while responding to storm and flood damage in Cape Breton and investing in new infrastructure, the December forecast update indicates.
Statement by Minister Delorey
NOTE: The following is a statement from Finance and Treasury Board Minister Randy Delorey, today, Dec. 14, following the outcome of the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union vote.
We respect the decision of our bargaining unit employees, however, we are disappointed the tentative agreement was not accepted. It was a fair and affordable deal that was negotiated by both sides. We have reached out and will wait to hear from the union about the next step.
Budget Consultations Begin
Nova Scotians can share their thoughts and comments to help shape the province's 2017-18 budget and future budgets.
Government Provides Municipalities, Public Sector Authorities with Stronger Pension Option
Interested municipalities and other public sector authorities could soon be able to transfer their pension plans into the Public Service Superannuation Plan.