Maintaining Investment in Nova Scotians
(HALIFAX): Nova Scotians continue to fall behind the rest of Canadians in the level of services they receive according to the Alternative Provincial Budget released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA-NS). “Maintaining Investment in Nova Scotians”(APB) also finds the government has underestimated revenue by $474 million over the past two years.
The provincial government has a tendency to underestimate revenue. In the last budget, revenues were underestimated by 3.1%: the real surplus was $88 million higher that budgeted.