9:54 am - Sunday, April 30 2017
Home / News / Budget Consultations Begin

Budget Consultations Begin


Nova Scotians can share their thoughts and comments to help shape the province’s 2017-18 budget and future budgets.

Budget Talks 2017-18 opens today, Nov. 24, and Nova Scotians can send submissions until Jan. 16.

“We spent three years delivering on our progressive plan for a stronger Nova Scotia,” said Finance and Treasury Board Minister Randy Delorey. “We have invested more in orthopedic surgeries, more in education and more to help recent graduates get their first jobs.”

Mr. Delorey said the government is committed to working with Nova Scotians while this plan continues to evolve.

“We invested in the priorities of Nova Scotians,” said Mr. Delorey. “We want to hear from Nova Scotians as we develop our next budget. This will ensure we keep investing in the priorities of Nova Scotians.”

The fiscal plan estimates a surplus for the 2017-18 fiscal year. It also estimates surpluses for the next three fiscal years.

Nova Scotians can participate in Budget Talks 2017-18 by:
— emailing a submission to budget@novascotia.ca
— mailing a submission addressed to Budget Talks 2017-18, Department of Finance and Treasury Board, P.O. Box 187, Halifax, NS, B3J 2N3
— talking with an MLA
— tweeting @NSFinance

For more information, see the Budget Talks 2017-18 website at novascotia.ca/budget .


Source: Release

About Haligonia Editors

See news happening near you? Tell us. Click here to email our team.

 

The views and opinions expressed in this content are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of haligonia.ca.

You might also like...

Joseph Howe Drive – Traffic Delays

Friday, April 28, 2017 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is advising residents and motorists there will be lane drops on Sunday along Joseph Howe Drive at the Hwy 102 overpass.

One lane of traffic will remain open in each...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *