Taxpayer Subsidies - When forestry canít pay its way, we all pick up the tab


Provincial Government revenue/spending for forestry on Crown lands
($million)

YEAR
Stumpage and Other Revenue
Public Expenditures
Net Loss to NS Taxpayers
1990
1.823
12.763
10.940
1991
2.056
13.906
11.850
1992
2.626
15.592
12.966
1993
3.643
8.839
5.196
1994
3.646
8.719
5.073
1995
3.307
9.635
6.328
1996
4.360
8.656
4.296
1997
4.110
9.144
5.034
1990-1997
25.571
87.254
61.683