Canada's large natural gas reserves represent tens of thousands of jobs.
The province’s business tax rate is higher than rates in all provinces outside Atlantic Canada.
The province's median earnings were $29,323 compared to $41,341 in nearby Maine.
The Higgs government created fiscal room to reduce taxes in New Brunswick.
With interest rates rising, it's all the more important for governments to carefully manage money.
The province ranked ninth in small business startups, a key measure of entrepreneurship.
The budget projects $40 million in personal income tax relief for more than 400,000 tax filers.