HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia government says it plans to spend $645 million on capital projects in 2016-17.
The money includes $480 million for roads, schools and hospitals and a one-time expenditure of $162.2 million for the Halifax Convention Centre project.
The plan includes $220 million for roads to be spent this year under the five-year highway improvement plan.
The government is setting aside $26.5 million for hospital improvements and equipment purchases.
The money for hospitals includes $1.5 million for planning around the relocation of services from the aging Victoria General hospital site in Halifax.
The Canadian Press