/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - The School of Public Policy to Release Alarming Report on Newfoundland's Predicted Deficit/

CALGARY, April 24, 2015 /CNW/ - The School of Public Policy will release an alarming report by Prof. Ron Kneebone on the deficit crisis facing Newfoundland and Labrador.  Using data from a span of over 44 years, the report  will show that dependence on energy royalty revenue has put Newfoundland in an untenable position.  With a 2015-16 budget slated for the end of April, this report will cut through political spin and present the facts on Newfoundland's new stark fiscal reality. 


Press conference to release report on "Mind the Gap: Dealing with Resource Revenue in Three Provinces".


Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 8:00 a.m. MST – 11:30 a.m. UTC


This press conference will be live streaming at http://people.ucalgary.ca/~kmills/webcastingch2.html

  • The author will be available for questions during the live stream, immediately following the presentation by calling (403) 888-6512.
  • HD footage for broadcast from the press conference will be available for download by contacting Dana Fenech.
  • The report will be released online at www.policyschool.ca/publications on Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. mountain time

SOURCE The School of Public Policy - University of Calgary

For further information: Reporters desiring an advance and embargoed copy are invited to contact: Media Contact: Dana Fenech, 403.210.6508, dana.fenech@ucalgary.ca


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