2014-15 budget freezing taxes, reducing deficit, making strategic investments
FREDERICTON (GNB) – 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. The operating budget includes a clear, multi-year plan to return to balanced budgets by 2017-18.
"Our government has a strong record of smart fiscal management and, as a result, we are well-positioned for economic growth over the next two years," said Finance Minister Blaine Higgs. "This budget will focus on putting our resources to work to create jobs and help small businesses, seniors and our most vulnerable, without raising taxes."