Government to hold province-wide budget consultations

Must Read

11 new additional COVID-19 cases confirmed in Northern Health Region

VICTORIA, B.C. – An additional 11 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Tuesday, bringing the total in the...

Local abattoirs, essential to beef up local meat, can’t keep up. So why aren’t there more?

Eventually, most B.C. livestock is slaughtered into meat — but where? It’s a question that’s plagued farmers, ranchers, abattoir owners...

Canadian crude-by-rail exports fall to another eight-year low in July

CALGARY — Canadian exports of crude oil by rail fell to another eight-year low in July despite the gradual...

The province-wide sessions will start once the Ministry of Finance releases the Budget 2013 Consultation Paper.

Committee Chair Douglas Home, says these sessions will provide the government with valuable insight from residents of the province.

"The consultation process provides an important opportunity for British Columbians to provide input on next year’s provincial budget."

- Advertisement -

Committee Member Mable Elmore adds, "we invite any interested individuals and organizations to participate."

This year, the consultation process will include 19 public hearings in various B.C. communities, as well as video conference sessions for an addition three locations, including Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson.

The public is encouraged to provide input on the issue by attending the public hearings, sending a written submission, responding to an online survey or submitting a video file.

The deadline for public input is Thursday, October 18 and the Committee will release its report by Thursday, November 15.

To register for the upcoming hearings, contact the Parliamentary Committee Office by either calling 1-877-428-8337 or by emailing [email protected]

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM

Subscribe to our newsletter

Get the latest news delivered to your mailbox every morning.

More Articles Like This