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Finance - 2002
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January 25
NOTE TO EDITORS: Pre-Budget Consultation

January 30
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to hold roundtable discussions on west coast


February 15
Pre-budget consultations provide minister with many suggestions for budget


March 14
NOTE TO EDITORS: Budget Lock-in

March 19
Results of a joint study estimating economic value of marine, coastal and ocean resources

March 21
Increased taxes on fine cut tobacco and manufactured cigarettes
Tobacco tax increase not applicable in Labrador border zones
Dividend tax credit rate adjusted
$2 Million allocated for assistance to low income homeowners to help offset cost of Fuel Tank Replacement Program
Deferred revenues
Dividend Tax Credit


April 24
NOTE TO EDITORS: Finance ministers meeting


May 3
NOTE TO EDITORS: Finance minister and President of Treasury Board to make statement regarding Loan Bill - May 3, St. John's

Minister makes statement in regards to 2002 Loan Bill

May 8
Ministerial Statement - Provincial credit rating


August 2
Tobacco tax rate adjustment for Labrador border zones



September 5
Minister pleased solution reached on tax overpayments to provinces


November 18
Ministerial statement - Mid-year financial update

November 19
NOTE TO EDITORS - technical briefing on Mining and Mineral Rights Tax Act - November 20, St. John's

November 25
The Mineral Rights Tax - Setting the Record Straight

November 29
Opposition willing to give resources away, says Finance Minister


December 13
Amendments to Mining and Mineral Rights Tax Act

Minister comments on debate regarding Mining and Mineral Rights Tax Act

December 17
Minister comments on Auditor General�s report

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