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       Friday, October 31, 2014
The Saskatchewan Advantage

The Government of Saskatchewan has achieved a balanced budget that will keep Saskatchewan on the path of steady growth.

The Government of Saskatchewan has achieved a balanced budget that balances growth by controlling spending while continuing to invest in priority areas, supports quality of life for Saskatchewan's growing population, and balances economic progress with social progress.

The 2012-13 Budget is a balanced budget that keeps the economy growing by: maintaining lower debt and historic tax reductions; investing in key captial and programming areas; and sustaining and enhancing core government services.

Budget 2011-12 is building on the economic momentum Saskatchewan has achieved by delivering a budget that helps to define the Saskatchewan Advantage.

Budget 2010-11 is a balanced, forward-looking, and responsible budget for the people of Saskatchewan.

Budget 2009-10 is designed to keep Saskatchewan's economy strong and steady at a time of great global uncertainty.

Ensuring Saskatchewan is "Ready for Growth" - that was the focus of the 2008-09 Provincial Budget handed down by Finance Minister Rod Gantefoer today.

Budget 2007-08 is Making Life Better for Saskatchewan by providing lower drug costs, lower taxes, incentives to keep young people here and major investments in highways and communities. 

Tax cuts for business, more training opportunities for young people, a freeze on tuition fees and support for vulnerable citizens -- those are some of the highlights delivered by Finance Minister Andrew Thomson in Saskatchewan's 13th consecutive balanced budget.

Building for the next 100 years; that was the message Finance Minister Harry Van Mulligen delivered in handing down the government's centennial year budget which revealed record levels of funding to health and education, a one-time Centennial University Tuition
Grant, measures to build on the province's strong economic momentum and significant capital investment to leave legacies into the next century.

Saskatchewan's eleventh consecutive balanced budget focuses on health care,
education and youth.

Finance Minister Jim Melenchuk introduced Saskatchewan's 10th consecutive balanced budget containing major funding increases for health, education and municipalities.

The 2002-03 Budget is Saskatchewan's plan to live within our means, given reduced revenue and increasing demand.

Connecting to the future is about giving Saskatchewan people the tools to plug-in, participate, communicate and compete. The 2001-02 Budget invests in education, transportation and technology - the foundation of our plan to connect Saskatchewan to the future.

The 2000-01 Budget is highlighted by sweeping tax reforms, new investments in health care and plans for system renewal, reduced property and fuel taxes for farmers, and major investments in education, highways and infrastructure.
Health care, tax cuts and debt reduction were the focus of the 1999-2000 Provincial Budget.


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