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Finance Minister William Gillis has announced that he will bring
down the 1997-98 provincial budget on Thursday, April 17 at 2

Through the Speech from the Throne, the government has already
indicated that the minister will be reporting balanced budgets
for both the previous fiscal year (1996-97) and the current year
(1997-98). This marks the first time the province's books have
been in the black since the 1970s.


Contact: Bruce Cameron  902-424-8787 or 902-499-8849

trp                     Apr. 14, 1997 - 7:20 p.m.