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Small business income tax will be cut on April 1, the third rate cut in three years

On April 1 the small business income tax rate will be cut to three per cent. This is the third cut to this rate since Jan. 1, 2015. From left: Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; David Shin and Ellen Shin, owners of Café C’est La Vie; and Premier Brian Gallant.

Budget continues to cut deficit, invests in education and health care

The 2017-18 provincial budget tabled by Finance Minister Cathy Rogers aims to demonstrate that the government is listening to New Brunswickers, honouring its commitments, and investing responsibly in areas that will lead to a stronger New Brunswick.

Minister meets with Medavie Blue Cross staff

Finance Minister Cathy Rogers met with employees at the Medavie Blue Cross business service centre in Moncton, one of the many business services centres in the province.

Canada-New Brunswick health accord signed

An agreement has been signed that will increase federal health funding for New Brunswickers. Participating in the announcement were, from left: Finance Minister Cathy Rogers; Premier Brian Gallant; and Health Minister Victor Boudreau.

Second-quarter fiscal results released

The provincial government has released its economic and fiscal update for the second quarter of 2016-17 with projections improved from both the February budget and the first-quarter update in August. Finance Minister Cathy Rogers spoke with the news media this morning.

Legislation to be introduced to continue and expand Home Energy Assistance Program

Legislation will be introduced today that would continue and expand the Home Energy Assistance Program. Participating in the announcement were Finance Minister Cathy Rogers and Families and Children Minister Stephen Horsman.

Details of new HST credit provided

Eligible New Brunswickers will receive their first HST credit payment in October, Finance Minister Roger Melanson announced today.

Revenues increased, expenses decreased in first quarter

The provincial government has introduced fixed reporting dates for quarterly fiscal updates in conjunction with the first-quarter update for 2015-16. The first-quarter fiscal update for 2015-16 is projecting a deficit of $470.6 million, an improvement of $6.2 million compared to the budget deficit projection of $476.8 million. In photo, Finance Minister Roger Melanson spoke about the update to reporters.

Budget faces fiscal challenges, invests in job creation and families

Finance Minister Roger Melanson tabled the provincial government’s 2015-16 budget today which focuses on the government’s three key priorities: creating the conditions for job creation, facing our fiscal challenges and helping families.

Budget faces fiscal challenges, invests in job creation and families

Finance Minister Roger Melanson tabled the provincial government’s 2015-16 budget today which focuses on the government’s three key priorities: creating the conditions for job creation, facing our fiscal challenges and helping families.

Small Business Saturday

Finance Minister Roger Melanson toured several small businesses in the greater Moncton area on Saturday, Oct. 25, which was designated Small Business Saturday. The event is designed to draw attention and support to small businesses that are integral to communities across the country. One of the businesses the minister visited was Belliveau Orchard. In the photo from left: Memramcook-Tantramar MLA ...

Small business taxes to go down on Jan. 1

Premier Brian Gallant announced today that small business income taxes will decrease to four per cent from four-and-a-half per cent on Jan. 1, 2015. From left: Finance Minister Roger Melanson and Gallant.

2014-15 budget freezing taxes, reducing deficit, making strategic investments

The provincial government tabled its 2014-15 capital and operating budgets today. They reduce the provincial deficit, freeze taxes and provide strategic investments in programs, infrastructure and innovation. Finance Minister Blaine Higgs is shown explaining the budget to reporters.

2014-15 budget freezing taxes, reducing deficit, making strategic investments

The provincial government tabled its 2014-15 capital and operating budgets today. They reduce the provincial deficit, freeze taxes and provide strategic investments in programs, infrastructure and innovation. Finance Minister Blaine Higgs is shown presenting the 20014-15 budget speech in the legislative assembly.

Budget 2013-2014

Finance Minister Blaine Higgs delivered the 2013-2014 New Brunswick budget in the Legislative Assembly.

Budget addresses deficit and economy through balanced approach

The provincial government today tabled its 2013-14 budget, which makes strategic investments to strengthen the economy while addressing the provincial deficit with spending efficiencies and revenue initiatives. In photo, Finance Minister Blaine Higgs speaks to reporters at today’s budget lock-in.

New pension model introduced

The provincial government has released a new pension model developed by the Task Force on Protecting Pensions in collaboration with a number of union leaders. The model has received support from several public and private sector plan sponsors, including unions and the provincial government. Premier David Alward made the announcement

Provincial government reduces deficit by half and invests in priorities

Finance Minister Blaine Higgs tabled the provincial government’s 2012-13 budget, which plans to further reduce the deficit by more than half.

Budget 2012-2013

Finance Minister Blaine Higgs delivered the 2012-2013 New Brunswick budget in the Legislative Assembly.

Pre-budget consultations

Finance Minister Blaine Higgs is holding a series of pre-budget consultations with the public and stakeholders starting Monday, Jan. 16. In photo from left: Premier David Alward and Higgs listen during a public meeting in Woodstock.