News releases from Finance and Treasury Board (Page 10)

Minister Offers Condolences to Flaherty Family, Friends

Finance and Treasury Board

Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen is sending condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Jim Flaherty, member of Parliament for Whitby-Oshawa and former federal finance minister who passed away today, April 10.

Budget Highlights for Fiscal Year 2014-15

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NOTE: A social media version of this year's budget release is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2014-04-03-Budget-2014/ . High-res, downloadable photos, video and audio clips will be added after the event.

Nova Scotia's 2014-15 Budget Lays Foundation for Work Ahead

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NOTE: A social media version of this release is available at http://novascotia.ca/news/smr/2014-04-03-Budget-2014/ . High-res, downloadable photos, video and audio clips will be added after the event.

Province Approves Writeoffs for 2013-14

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The province is writing off $12.1 million in debts that will be considered unpaid or uncollectible as of March 31.

Government to Deliver Budget April 3

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The Nova Scotia government will deliver the 2014-15 budget Thursday, April 3.

Province, Pictou County Community Join Forces to Find New Opportunities

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Three provincial ministers plan to be in Pictou County Friday, March 7, and have asked to meet mayors, wardens, municipal and community leaders, and the Pictou MLAs. The ministers hope the meeting will kick off a team effort to help the community respond to job losses at Michelin and elsewhere in the region.

Tax, Regulatory Review Takes Off

Finance and Treasury Board

Laurel Broten, a public policy expert and former senior cabinet minister in Ontario, will lead the Nova Scotia Tax and Regulatory Review: Charting a Path for Growth.

Red-tape Reduction Helping Small Businesses Grow

Finance and Treasury Board

Earlier this week, consultations on u-vint regulations closed. I am very pleased to complete another important step in a process that began many years ago for me and the entrepreneurs who operate these shops.

Province Confirms No Levy on U-Vint Wine

Finance and Treasury Board

The government has taken another step toward legalizing u-vint and u-brew operations in Nova Scotia.

Minister Begins Budget Discussions

Finance and Treasury Board

Nova Scotians are invited to talk about the province's finances, economy and business climate as Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen begins a conversation about the budget.

Province Consults with U-vints

Finance and Treasury Board

The government is following through on a commitment to make u-vint and u-brew operations legal.

Province Releases 2014-15 Capital Plan

Finance and Treasury Board

NOTE TO EDITORS: Staff will be available to media at 10:45 a.m. in the Media Room, 1700 Granville St. Finance Minister Diana Whalen will be available for questions at 11 a.m. at the same location.

Province Issues December Forecast Update

Finance and Treasury Board

The second forecast update for the 2013-14 budget shows Nova Scotia is projecting a deficit of $481.7 million, with softening revenues and a large one-time expense.

Minister to Attend Provincial, Territorial Finance Ministers' Meeting

Finance and Treasury Board

Finance and Treasury Board Minister Diana Whalen will join her counterparts from across the country in Toronto on Friday, Nov. 1, for the Provincial and Territorial Finance Ministers' Meeting.