News release

Budget 2020-21 Consultations Begin

Nova Scotians are invited to share their ideas for Budget 2020-21 and future budgets.

Budget Talks 2020-21 begins today, Nov. 28 and will be open until Dec. 31.

"We value the contributions and feedback we receive from Nova Scotians and organizations across the province each year,” said Finance and Treasury Board Minister Karen Casey. “Hearing the thoughts and priorities of Nova Scotians is an important part of the budget process. I look forward to hearing the ideas that come forward.”

Government’s fiscal plan forecasts a balanced budget for 2019-20 and the next three fiscal years. This follows three consecutive balanced budgets since 2016-17.

Quick Facts:

  • Nova Scotians can participate in Budget Talks 2020-21 by emailing, tweeting @NSFinance, mailing a submission to the Department of Finance and Treasury Board, or speaking with an MLA
  • comments are welcome in English and French

Additional Resources:

Information on Budget Talks 2020-21 can be found at .


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