Government wants feedback from us for next budget



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Here is a letter from the finance minister asking for our suggestions for the next budget.  We encourage everyone to put in their recommendation to make residencies more accessible to CSAs.

From: Finance Committee <> Date: August 25, 2014 at 16:07:34 PDT” <> Subject: Budget Consultation 2014: Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services

As a previous participant in the Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services’ budget consultation process, I am writing to advise you that the Committee will be undertaking its annual budget consultation process in the weeks ahead. The Committee’s annual budget consultations provide a unique opportunity for British Columbians to present ideas on next years’ provincial budget. You are invited to participate again this year by making a written submission, completing an on-line survey or presenting at a community public hearing.

The list of public hearing dates and times are posted on the Committee’s website at Registration opens at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, September 8, 2014. To schedule a speaking time, please contact the Parliamentary Committees Office after 9:00 a.m. on September 8th by email or by phoning 250.356.2933.

In the event that you choose to send a written submission or a completed on-line survey, the Committee’s website will provide information on opportunities to respond to the questions in the Budget 2015 Consultation Paper which will be released on or before September 15, 2014 and made available on the Committee’s website. Please note that the deadline for all public input is Friday, October 17, 2014.

For more information on the work of the committee, including a list of committee members, please visit the committee’s website at

Should you have any questions regarding the work of the Committee, or the registration process, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Dan Ashton, MLA

Chair, Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services

Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

c/o Parliamentary Committees Office

Room 224 Parliament Buildings Victoria BC V8V 1X4

p: 250 356 2933  |  toll-free in BC  1 877 428 8337  | f:  250 356 8172


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