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Notice of government budget consultations

Government Budget Consultations

Next Session in Bridgewater on

Thurs. Feb. 5, 2015

Tell them to protect and strengthen public services!

Investment in the public service keeps our communities and our economy strong.

The government is beginning a round of public consultations on their next budget which is likely to be released in April.

The nest session is being held on Thursday, February 5, 2015 in Bridgewater:

Thursday, February 5 at the Days Inn, 50 North Street, Bridgewater.

Information sessions begin at 6 pm and table discussions from 7-9 pm

We encourage NSGEU members to attend this meeting if they live in the Bridgewater area. Tell the government representatives at the meeting about the important work you do for Nova Scotians every day. Let them know the value of the services you provide.
You can also point out that public employees pay taxes and spend their money locally which supports the private sector in communities across the province. Investing in a strong public service supports the private sector and a healthy economy.
Meetings are also being held at four (4) other locations and times across the province until Feb. 23:

  • Yarmouth, Feb. 2, WILL BE RESCHEDULED, Rodd Grand Hotel, 417 Main St.
  • Dartmouth, Feb. 10,NSCC Waterfront Campus, 80 Mawiomi Pl., Cafeteria
  • Amherst, Feb. 19, Amherst Regional High School, 190 Willow St., Cafeteria
  • Sydney, Feb. 23, Kavanagh Room, Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion, 60 Esplanade

All meetings begin with a come-and-go, open-house-style information session from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. there will be world-café-style table discussions. Participants can attend either or both.

You can also submit your general comments until Feb. 28 in English or French via email to taxreview@novascotia.ca or by mail to:

Tax Review
Department of Finance and Treasury Board
Box 187
Halifax, NS B3J 2N3

For more information about the budget sessions please visit: http://novascotia.ca/budget/

You can read the Broten Tax Report at: Broten Report here

For our response to the Broten Tax Report: NSGEU response to Broten Report

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact NSGEU at inquiry@nsgeu.ca or by phone at 902-424-4063 toll-free at 1-877-556-7438

You can also join our Facebook group at https://www.facebook.com/nsgeu

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