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Financial Post, Weekly edition, Thu 09 Mar 95, page 63

Keywords: Economic summits Government spending Nova Scotia

Bill for G-7 summit could hit $35M


The bill for the G-7 summit in Halifax could be as much as $35 million. The Nova Scotia government put up $5 million yesterday. The city is contributing $2.8 million. And Ottawa intends to put up $15 million-$18 million for everything from entertainers to RCMP bomb squads when the leaders of the seven largest industrial democracies meet June 15-17. $8 million is hoped for from private-sector donations.

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