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Sugar Tax Could Trigger Black Market, Job Losses, Furey and Coady Warned
Department of Finance attempted to conceal industry warning that a black market for sugar-sweetened beverages could emerge in the province.
December 14, 2021
# budget 2021
Health Officials Surprised by Liberals’ Sugar Tax, Emails Reveal
Despite claims of “significant consultation” with Minister John Haggie and Health officials, internal communications show Provincial Nutritionist scrambling to justify controversial SSB tax following budget…
December 9, 2021
St. John’s Board of Trade Outlook 2021, Day 2: Feet on Fire
Finance Minister Siobhan Coady assured the Board of Trade that the banks and credit agencies are happy—and that good times are on the way.
June 18, 2021
Budget 2021: Good News, Bad News, & Confusion About NL’s Future
This budget got better because the economy got better, and Moya Greene was overly pessimistic about the province’s situation.
June 2, 2021
NL Budget 2021: Keep the CHANGE
The 2021 budget highlights a modestly improved fiscal situation and lays the groundwork for implementing recommendations from the PERT.
May 31, 2021
Some Thoughts on Budget Day, Before the Lockup
All mysteries will be revealed in Monday’s lockup.
May 31, 2021