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January 31
Government re-affirms commitment to accountability in response to Auditor General's Report


March 16
NOTE TO EDITORS: Budget Day set for March 30

March 30
The Right Choices: Momentum for Growth and Prosperity - Newfoundland and Labrador Budget Records a Surplus

Backgrounder - Decrease to Fees, Service Charges and Fines

March 31
NOTE TO EDITORS: Finance Minister to address St. John�s Board of Trade


April 5
NOTE TO EDITORS: Finance Minister to address CBS Chamber of Commerce

April 7
NOTE TO EDITORS: Finance Minister to address Gander and area Chamber of Commerce


May 2
NOTE TO EDITORS: Finance Minister available to the media to discuss Federal Budget 2006


June 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to speak at national Financial Management Institute Conference

Newfoundland and Labrador receives two credit rating upgrades

June 27 
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to attend meeting of Finance Ministers  

June 30 
HST reduction to take effect July 1, 2006  


July 20
Newfoundland and Labrador receives third credit rating upgrade


August 21
Government announces changes to HST rebate for books containing CD-ROMs

August 23 
Pre-Confederation census data set to become a research goldmine

August 29
Atlantic Lottery Corporation supports Halifax 2014 Commonwealth Games bid


October 18
Pre-Budget Consultations Begin Next Month

October 23
Government to Amend Income Tax Act for Enhanced Dividend Tax Credit



November 8
Media Advisory: Pre-budget Consultations Postponed

November 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Release Mid-Year Update

Government Releases Mid-Year Update: Terra Nova Shutdown Impacts Fiscal Situation

November 20
Pension Income Splitting Available to the Province�s Seniors

November 23
Media Advisory: Pre-budget Consultations Begin Friday



December 6
Borrowing Program Brings Stability to Public Service Pension Plan

December 7
Media Advisory: Pre-Budget Consultations Continue Friday

December 13
Province Posts $199.3 Million Surplus for 2005-06

Media Advisory: Minister Available to Discuss Public Accounts 2005-06

December 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend F/P/T Finance Ministers Meetings in Vancouver, B.C.

December 18
Media Advisory: Premier and Minister of Finance Available to Media

December 19
New Cheque Style Provides Increased Security

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