Attention Self Advocates you can get involved in budget consultation for next year’s BC Budget a great way to have input and a say in the budget
VictoriaMonday, May 30, 2022, 8:00 AM
Budget 2022 focused on continuing to protect people’s health and livelihoods while building an economic future that works for everyone. The government will continue to put people first and, as the government looks ahead to Budget 2023, continue to look for ways to keep bringing costs down for families. The government will continue to improve the services people rely on in light of global economic shifts that are affecting the cost of living.
Input from community consultations and online surveys will help inform the plan. This annual consultation process is one way that government works with people, stakeholder groups, businesses and communities to ensure that B.C.’s economic future includes opportunities for everyone.
Each year, the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services, an all-party committee of the legislative assembly, holds provincewide consultations. The consultations seek the views of British Columbians on priorities for the next provincial budget and present a final report with recommendations to the legislative assembly.
People can share their views by completing the survey, sending in written comments or presenting to the committee.
The Budget 2023 consultation, including the online survey, is open. The deadline to receive all submissions is Friday, June 24, 2022, at 3 p.m. (Pacific time).
Public input will be included in the committee’s report to the legislative assembly, which will be released in August 2022.
Get started by reading the 2023 budget consultation paper: www.gov.bc.ca/budgetconsultations
Contact the Parliamentary Committees Office: 250 356-2933 or (toll-free in B.C.) 1 877 428-8337