Nova Scotia Fiscal Snapshot: Autumn 2016
The Conference Board of Canada, 12 pages
March 7, 2017
This “fiscal snapshot” looks at the state of Nova Scotia’s economy and its government’s fiscal challenges, and provides a short- and medium-term outlook for the province.
- Budget 2016 included no significant new tax measures.
- The government is focused on spending restraint in order to balance its books in 2016–17.
- Increased federal transfers will keep the province in a surplus position over the near term.