St. John's Budget to be Released Today

The budget for the year 1028 for the City of St. John's will be released this afternoon.

At 4:30 p.m. this afternoon the details of the budget will be released to the public at City Hall.

This year marks the final year for the three year budget plan.

Economic conditions were forecast to continue to soften in 2017 according to the Economic Outlook 2017. The unemployment rate was forecast to climb to 8.1% as a result of declining employment and labour force numbers.