Legislature Resumes Sitting

first_img “I look forward to the accountability of the legislature and discussing and debating issues of importance to Nova Scotians as we move the province forward with our budget and legislation,” said Premier McNeil. According to house rules, the legislature will not sit during March break, which is March 18 to 22. coastal protection, which follows public consultation on the issue last year short-term rentals in the shared economy expanding eligibility for the Innovation Equity Tax Credit A fourth consecutive balanced budget and legislation benefitting the environment and economy are on government’s agenda for this legislature sitting. The second session of the 63rd general assembly resumed today, Feb. 28. “I have never been more optimistic about Nova Scotia’s future,” said Premier Stephen McNeil. “We have seen recent statistics around immigration, employment, and population that all Nova Scotians can be proud of. This sitting is an opportunity to build on our vision for an innovative, inclusive, entrepreneurial province where all Nova Scotians have an opportunity for success.” Government is maintaining its plan for fiscal stability, which helps send the message Nova Scotia is a good place to invest while also putting government in position to enhance support for priorities in health, education and other programs. Finance Minister Karen Casey also announced today the budget will be tabled Tuesday, March 26. In addition to the budget, traditionally the focus of the spring sitting, government’s legislative agenda includes bills addressing:last_img read more