The Canadian Press

2015-06-19 | PEI Budget

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The Prince Edward Island government has tabled a $1.7 billion budget that hikes taxes on cigarettes while spending more on health care. finance Minister Allen Roach says his fiscal plan for 2015-16 is a "reality budget" that controls spending without big cuts in health or education. He says there are positive fiscal indicators for the year ahead. (The tax on cigarettes and tobacco will rise as of tonight. The budget includes a projected deficit of almost 20-million dollars. Roach says he expects a balanced budget next year.)

Date: 2015-06-19
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the last number of years we have seen more Islanders full-time employed than we've ever seen before in the history of prophet at the same time we see our our immigration growing and our population today is actually the highest population we've had in the history of the problem >>