additional investment in education to support our growing student population
investment over the next three years to address housing issues
in health-care spending
in additional support for social assistance clients
in wage increases for the human services sector
back into your pockets through tax cuts
in funding to combat crime. This includes a 15% increase in frontline RCMP officers
Growth and Opportunity: Delivering for New Brunswickers
The 2023-2024 budget which outlines significant investments in priority areas including health, education, and supporting vulnerable populations, while also maintaining a sustainable and responsible approach to managing its finances.
Key priority areas of the 2023-2024 budget include:
“Our government is proud of the commitment we have made to being responsible with taxpayers’ money, and offering a balanced approach to spending on priorities, while ensuring a sustainable financial future,” said Finance and Treasury Board Minister Ernie Steeves. “Today’s budget builds on that foundation of delivering for New Brunswickers and investing in opportunities for growth and services that will support an increasing population.”
2023-24 capital budget reflects increased demands brought on by population growth
The Finance and Treasury Board Minister, Ernie L. Steeves, tabled a $1.0 billion capital budget on December 6 that addresses inflationary pressures, recognizes labour and materials shortages, and invests in areas where demand is on the rise.