“The provincial budget is on a path to surplus […] the date is somewhat arbitrary; what matters is the direction.

The government has several revenue opportunities, through making the tax system fairer and greener, and through growing and diversifying the economy to generate more revenues with greater reliability. This makes it clear that further spending cuts are not required.”

Read our full submission to the 2020 Provincial Budget here: NL Federation of Labour – Budget 2020 Submission