N.L. Liberals deliver optimistic 2019 budget with provincial election looming

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Newfoundland and Labrador tabled an optimistic election-year budget Tuesday, taking stock of economic improvements since the provincial Liberals took office and resisting any tax hikes. The $8.4-billion spending plan is set against a forecasted deficit of $522 million, a number that’s been steadily declining from more than $2 billion when […]

N.L. Liberals deliver optimistic budget with provincial election looming

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Newfoundland and Labrador Finance Minister Tom Osborne speaks during a meeting in Ottawa on June 26, 2018. PATRICK DOYLE/The Canadian Press Newfoundland and Labrador tabled an optimistic election-year budget Tuesday, taking stock of economic improvements since the provincial Liberals took office and resisting any tax hikes. The $8.4-billion spending plan […]

Fireworks licence fees and charges for number plates: NT Government releases budget repair plan

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 1 Updated April 16, 2019 12:13:23 Photo: Nicole Manison labelled the suite of measures the “biggest changes since self-government”. (ABC News: Mike Donnelley ) Through scrimping and saving, the Northern Territory Government has released its plan to claw its way out of debt. Key points: The NT Government has revealed its […]

2019 provincial budget postsecondary education provisions like painting lipstick on a pig – The Varsity

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 SHANNA HUNTER/THE VARSITY As promised, the 2019 provincial budget makes sweeping changes to the postsecondary education system as we know it, decreasing funding in 2019–2020 by $700 million compared to last year in the name of “efficiency” and “sustainability” while claiming to better prepare students for the workforce. In reality, […]

Ontario’s 2019 budget reveals plan to significantly tie university funding to performance outcomes – The Varsity

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 Simcoe Hall, where most senior U of T administrators have their offices. FILE PHOTO: BERNARDA GOSPIC/THE VARSITY Premier Doug Ford’s first provincial budget since coming into office announced sweeping changes to the funding model for universities and colleges, which will now have a significant proportion of their funding tied to […]