Posted March 1, 2024

Another surprise surplus?

Nova Scotia’s 2024-2025 budget “Building Nova Scotia Faster” was released on Thursday. It continues a pattern of lowballing future revenue prospects. Recent budgets have forecast significant deficits but are followed by small surpluses in spite of massive additional appropriations.

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Canada’s only land border is with the United States, which should make it easy to manage population growth. The Americans face a much more difficult challenge. The problem is magnified by political disfunction in Washington.

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According to Canadian Press reports, the government was warned two years ago that increased immigration would have an impact on the affordability and availability of housing, as well as services such as health care.

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Nova Scotia’s population grew by 30,750 residents in the twelve months ending September 30th. That robust number conceals worrying trends.

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Opinion writers can only be effective if we have reliable and easy access to the necessary information. Whether the article is about taxes, climate change, health, or housing, your scribe strives to base his opinions on the relevant facts. Finding them takes time.

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