The Nova Scotia province’s fiscal 2019–20 budget contains no new taxes and no tax increases. The budget focused on 4 key priorities: Improving Access to Healthcare; Investing in Education and preparing Youth for the Workforce; Creating the Conditions for Economic Growth; and Supporting People and Communities.
On March 20, 2019, Finance Minister Donna Harpauer delivered her second budget as Finance Minister. The budget is balanced and anticipates a surplus of $34.4 million for 2019-20 and $49 million for 2020-21.
On March 19, 2019, New Brunswick Finance Minister Cathy Rogers delivered the province’s 2019 budget focused on three key priorities: Investments in seniors; Youth employment; and Economic competitiveness.