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Tax Relief for Low- and Middle-income Nova Scotians
More than 500,000 low- and middle-income Nova Scotians are receiving tax relief because of tax changes that came into effect Jan. 1.

Budget Update Projects Increased Surplus
The province’s net financial position is projected to improve as total revenue increases slightly and expenses stay relatively flat.

Financial Measures (2017) Act Freezes MLA Pay, Cuts Taxes
Finance and Treasury Board Minister Karen Casey introduced the Financial Measures (2017) Act today, Oct. 11.

New Board Chair Appointed to NSLC
George McLellan has been appointed as a member and chair of the board of directors of the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC).

New Investments, Balanced Budget
Nova Scotia’s 2017-18 budget builds on the budget tabled in the spring by making additional investments in health care, pre-primary education, and economic development.

Budget Date Sept. 26
Finance and Treasury Board Minister Karen Casey will deliver the 2017-2018 provincial budget on Tuesday, Sept. 26.

Public Accounts for 2016-17 Released
Government released the public accounts for the 2016-17 fiscal year today, July 27.

Special Warrants Fund Government Activity
Government has approved special warrants of $1.06 billion for capital spending and operating expenses.

Special Warrants Help Projects Move Forward
Government has approved special warrants of $168 million for capital projects.

Budget 2017-2018: Investments in Cape Breton
Communities in Cape Breton will benefit from improvements to education, infrastructure and health care as part of investments in Budget 2017-2018.

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Dan Harrison,
Director of Communications
Tel: 902-424-8787