News releases from Finance and Treasury Board (Page 1)

Financial Measures (2021) Act Introduced

Finance and Treasury Board

Finance and Treasury Board Minister Labi Kousoulis introduced the Financial Measures (2021) Act today, April 8, which will amend several pieces of legislation with financial implications.

Amendments Streamline Process for Unlocking Retirement Funds

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotians want to have financial peace of mind when facing challenging circumstances.

Securities Act Changes Will Strengthen Regulation and Protect Whistleblowers

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotia’s investors are gaining protection and benefits consistent with best practices across the country.

Nova Scotia Budget 2021-22 Invests in the Valley Region

Finance and Treasury Board

The Rankin government’s first budget includes the single largest increase in income assistance in the province’s history and other investments in key sectors that will benefit the Valley region, including the hospitality industry, long-term care, public health, mental health and the environment.

Nova Scotia Budget 2021-22 Invests in Southern Nova Scotia

Finance and Treasury Board

The Rankin government’s first budget includes the single largest increase in income assistance in the province’s history and other investments in key sectors that will benefit Southern Nova Scotia, including the hospitality industry, long-term care, public health, mental health and the environment.

Nova Scotia Budget 2021-22 Invests in Northern Nova Scotia

Finance and Treasury Board

The Rankin government’s first budget includes the single largest increase in income assistance in the province’s history and other investments in key sectors that will benefit Northern Nova Scotia, including the hospitality industry, long-term care, public health, mental health and the environment.

Nova Scotia Budget 2021-22 Invests in Central Nova Scotia

Finance and Treasury Board

The Rankin government’s first budget includes the single largest increase in income assistance in the province’s history and other investments in key sectors that will benefit Central Nova Scotia, including the hospitality industry, long-term care, public health, mental health and the environment.

Nova Scotia Budget 2021-22 Invests in Cape Breton

Finance and Treasury Board

The Rankin government’s first budget includes the single largest increase in income assistance in the province’s history and provides a solid foundation for a strong economy in which business can grow.

Government Releases Budget 2021-22 – A Fair and Prosperous Future: Path to Balance

Finance and Treasury Board

The Rankin government’s first budget reflects the priorities of Nova Scotians, providing a path to balance in four years, and investments in key sectors such as long-term care, public health, mental health and the environment.

Government Releases Capital Plan for 2021-22

Finance and Treasury Board

The Rankin government released its Capital Plan for 2021-22 today, March 23, investing $1.17 billion in schools, hospitals and improved infrastructure around the province.

Government Approves Write-offs for 2020-21

Finance and Treasury Board

The province is writing off $15.7 million in debts considered uncollectable as of March 31.

Legislation Recognizes Volunteer Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotian members of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary will qualify for an exemption of their vehicle registration fee as of today, Feb. 1.

Expert Panel to Make Recommendations on Teachers’ Pension Plan

Finance and Treasury Board / Labour Relations

The province and Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) have appointed an independent three-person expert panel to recommend ways to protect and strengthen the Teachers’ Pension Plan.

Second 2020-21 Budget Update

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotia’s economic position has improved since July, but the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have a significant impact on the province’s fiscal forecast.

Changes to 2020 Tax Credit Regulations for Volunteer Firefighters

Finance and Treasury Board / COVID - 19

All volunteer firefighters who responded to at least 20 per cent of emergency calls this year will remain eligible for a $500 refundable tax credit.

Nova Scotia Economy Shows Resilience with Employment Growing by 10,000 in November

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotia employment was up 10,000 to 468,500 in November.

Début des consultations prébudgétaires pour l'exercice 2021-2022

Finance and Treasury Board

Les gens de la Nouvelle-Écosse sont invités à soumettre leurs idées pour le budget de 2021-2022 et pour les budgets futurs.

Budget 2021-22 Consultations Begin

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotians are invited to share their ideas for Budget 2021-22 and beyond.

Venture Capital Tax Credit Increases Investment Opportunities

Finance and Treasury Board

Atlantic Canadian businesses will benefit under the Nova Scotia Venture Capital Tax Credit’s new regulations.

Public Accounts for 2019-20 Released

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotia’s public accounts show the province’s growing economy and strong fiscal foundation helped lessen the financial impact of COVID-19 in the 2019-20 year.