Last year was the first in at least 25 years that the province derived no revenue from petroleum royalties.
The province projects a $535 million increase in net debt this year alone.
Provinces PISA scores in all three subjects are below the national average.
In 2019, patients in Nova Scotia waited 33.3 weeks from referral by a family doctor to treatment.
New Brunswick's debt load will climb to an estimated 115 per cent of GDP over the next 25 years.
Ontario and Alberta are projecting budget deficits for years to come.