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March 24, 2023

MONTH OVER MONTH (seasonally adjusted January 2023 vs. December 2022)

In Nova Scotia retail trade increased 4.0% to $1.82 billion. Nationally, retail trade increased 1.4% to $66.4 billion. All provinces reported increasing retail sales in January 2023, led by Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Manitoba. Quebec and Ontario reported t...

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March 24, 2023

The Province of Ontario released it's 2023-24 Budget on March 23.  The 2023-24 deficit is expected to narrow to $1.3 billion.  Thereafter, Ontario's provincial government expects surpluses of $0.2 billion and $4.4 billion.  The Province of Ontario also makes contingency provisions.

Ontario's revenues are projected to increase by 2.0% in 2023-24 while expenditures grow by 1.0%.  

Month over month (February 2023 vs January 2023)

Retail sales values increased 1.6% while retail sales volume (adjusted for price changes) was up 1.2%.

Internet sales increased by 2.6% and accounted...

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