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Budget 2012 Consultation

Click here to access the Budget 2012 Consultation website:

Appointed by the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, the all-party Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services is seeking your input on next year’s provincial budget. In September and October, the Committee will be holding province-wide public consultations based on the Ministry of Finance’s Budget 2012 Consultation Paper.

As deputy chair of the committee, I strongly encourage you to participate by attending a public hearing or making a written submission. It is your opportunity to tell the government what your fiscal priorities are for the upcoming budget. The list of public hearing locations, along with information on how to make a presentation, is available by clicking here. You can also make your written or video submissions through this website.

Northern B.C. hearing schedule:
The committee will hold a hearing in Smithers on September 20 from 9am – noon and in Prince George from 4pm – 8pm.
Videoconference hearings will be held in Terrace on September 22 from 4pm – 7pm and in Prince Rupert on October 5 from 9am – 11:30am.

The deadline for submissions is Friday, October 14, 2011. The Committee is required, by law, to report on the results of the consultation with British Columbians by Tuesday, November 15, 2011.