News releases from Finance and Treasury Board (Page 1)

Regulatory Changes Coming for Nova Scotia’s Credit Unions

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotians can be confident in the continued safety and stability of credit unions as updated regulations and legislation take effect on July 1.

2019 Marks Second Year of Strong Employment Growth

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotia experienced the fastest employment growth and labour force growth since 2004 last year.

Record Immigration Drives an All-time Population High

Finance and Treasury Board / Immigration

The province’s population growth continues to set records thanks to the number of immigrants and people from other provinces who are choosing to live in Nova Scotia.

December Update on Budget 2019-20

Finance and Treasury Board

The second update on Budget 2019-20 continues to forecast a balanced budget.

Province to Ban Sales of Flavoured Cannabis Vaping Products

Finance and Treasury Board / Justice

Nova Scotia is taking further steps to protect youth by banning the sale of flavoured cannabis vaping products when they become available in the new year.

Budget 2020-21 Consultations Begin

Finance and Treasury Board

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

Début des consultations prébudgétaires pour l'exercice 2020-2021

Finance and Treasury Board

Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse sont invités à soumettre leurs idées pour le budget de 2020-2021 et pour les budgets futurs.

Private Sector Employment at Record High

Finance and Treasury Board

Private sector employment has grown to over 300,000 jobs for the first time ever in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia’s Population Reaches All-time High

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotia’s population is at a new all-time high thanks to the number of immigrants and people from other provinces who are choosing to make their homes here.

First 2019-20 Budget Update

Finance and Treasury Board

The first update on Budget 2019-20 shows Nova Scotia remains on track for another balanced budget.

Public Accounts for 2018-19 Released

Finance and Treasury Board

Government released the public accounts for the 2018-19 fiscal year today, July 25.

Youth Unemployment Lowest on Record Since 1976

Finance and Treasury Board

Youth unemployment in Nova Scotia reached a record-setting low in June, according to Statistics Canada.

NSLC Named Retailer for Cannabis Edibles, Extracts and Topicals

Finance and Treasury Board / Justice

The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC) will sell cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals when the products become legal later this year.

Record Population Increase Continues

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotia’s population reached a new all-time high as of April 1 at 966,858 people, a gain of 1,476 people since Jan. 1.

Investor Alert for Weizhen Tang

Finance and Treasury Board

The Nova Scotia Securities Commission is alerting investors that Weizhen Tang is not registered to sell securities in Nova Scotia.

Employment Reaches Record High in May

Finance and Treasury Board

Employment in Nova Scotia reached a new high of 468,900 jobs in May, the highest employment ever recorded in Nova Scotia.

New NSLC President and CEO Appointed

Finance and Treasury Board / Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation

Greg Hughes of Waverley, Nova Scotia has been appointed president and CEO of the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation (NSLC).

Tax Changes Promote Investment in Innovation-driven Businesses

Finance and Treasury Board

Government is introducing new and expanded non-refundable tax credits to encourage investment in Nova Scotia’s small and medium-sized businesses.

Financial Measures (2019) Act Introduced

Finance and Treasury Board

Finance and Treasury Board Minister Karen Casey introduced the Financial Measures (2019) Act today, April 4.

Government Approves Writeoffs for 2018-19

Finance and Treasury Board

The province is writing off $23.9 million in debts considered uncollectable as of March 31.