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Stephen Kimber | On Jan. 15, Nova Scotia's Health and Wellness department -- Leo Glavine, proprietor -- issued a gauzy, feel-fine press release headlined, "Lower Seniors' Pharmacare Co-pays Begin April 1."
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Stephen Kimber | Atlantic Institute for Market Studies supporters piled on in the film tax credit debate, declaring the government cannot subsidize industries -- except, of course, when the industries are theirs.
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Ralph Surette | Last week's budget, for better or worse, marked a milestone on the icy road to wherever it is we're going in the rickety wagon of Nova Scotia politics.
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Ella Bedard | Across Canada, spring has sprung and with it, a deluge of actions. This week in labour we saw the largest protests of low-wage workers in U.S. history, unions mobilizing for the election, and more!
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Stephen Kimber | While cutting Nova Scotia's film tax credit may magically make the books appear closer to balance, it will also dismantle the yellow brick road to prosperity the government claims it's building.
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Christine Saulnier | The Nova Scotia budget tabled this week is without vision. With debt-to-GDP declining and interest rates at a historical low, this budget is a missed opportunity.
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Christine Saulnier | As we approach the release of the Nova Scotia provincial budget on April 3, Nova Scotians deserve to understand the range of choices facing our government. Will it be a budget for the 99%?
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Larry Haiven | A rejoinder to the negative discourse about Nova Scotia from pundits in certain sectors of the province.
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Ralph Surette | Here's the story if you haven't heard it: the Dominion Bond Rating Service has lifted Nova Scotia's long-term credit to "A-High," the province's highest rating since the agency started measuring.
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Angella MacEwen | The Nova Scotia provincial government is set to introduce its promised balanced budget this year. The Nova Scotia Alternative Budget proposes some concrete choices rooted in Nova Scotia communities.