logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo logo
star Bookmark: Tag Tag Tag Tag Tag
Canada

New Brunswick government tables 2020-21 capital budget in legislature

FREDERICTON - New Brunswick’s Progressive Conservative government has tabled a $599-million capital budget that it says builds on efforts to restore balance to the province’s finances.

Finance Minister Ernie Steeves says the province is on track to see a decline in net debt for the first time in 13 years.

Exact details of the 2020-21 capital spending will be released in the coming weeks as ministers unveil their department estimates in the legislature.

The total includes $123.9 million in health-care infrastructure, $70.6 million for schools and almost $280 million for the maintenance and improvement of highways, roads and bridges.

Almost $31 million will be spent to maintain and improve government buildings.

Get more business in your inbox

Get the business news and analysis that matters most every morning in our Star Business email newsletter.

Sign Up Now
Themes
ICO