Provincial Budget 2013

Provincial Budget 2013

A collection of stories posted to The Telegram website regarding Budget 2013.

 

Paula Sheppard

Tobacco tax rebate to be eliminated

March 28, 2013 - 16 h 13

Finance Minister Jerome Kennedy says the provincial government will introduce legislative amendments in the spring session of the House of Assembly to end the current Labrador border zone tax rebate...

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Tobacco tax rebate to be eliminated

Locke memo lays out NL financial situation

March 27, 2013 - 14 h 10

Economist Wade Locke was contracted as an advisor to Finance Minister Jerome Kennedy for the development of Budget 2013.

While there was no formal report required as part of his contract, Locke...

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Locke memo lays out NL financial situation

Money to support apprenticeship and trades

March 26, 2013 - 16 h 39

With an expected increase in demand for labour in the province, Budget 2013 will provide $5.2 million to support apprenticeship and trades.

The budget documents also state the provincial government...

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Budget 2013 - incentive raised for resettlement

March 26, 2013 - 15 h 09

The provincial government’s budget has at least two items that could affect residents on the south coast’s isolated communities.

Ferry rates are going up 10 per cent across the board.

Looking...

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Budget 2013 - incentive raised for resettlement

Fee increases announced in 2013 budget

March 26, 2013 - 14 h 44

Drivers who register their vehicles online will no longer get a discount.  Among the many fee increases announced in Budget 2013, the province announced it is doing away with the 10 per cent discount,...

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Fee increases announced in 2013 budget

196 job cuts coming in health care

March 26, 2013 - 14 h 45

Some 120-150 managers are expected to come off the health care authorities's payrolls, Finance Minister Jerome Kennedy said Tuesday.

There will be 196 job losses in health care  - across...

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