Provincial budget consultations are underway. (Photo by: Don Denton)

Provincial finance committee plans Castlegar stop

You can participate in person or by teleconference.

A government committee wants your ideas about what should be in the next provincial budget.

The select standing committee on finance and government services, a parliamentary committee of the legislative assembly, will hold a public hearing in Castlegar on Tuesday, June 11 as part of its Budget 2020 consultation.

The committee invites you to share priorities.

The public hearing will take place at the Sandman Hotel Castlegar (1944 Columbia Ave.), Kootenay Room, from 3 to 6 p.m.

You can participate in person or by teleconference. Reserve a time with the committee via the committee’s website: https://bcleg.ca/FGSbudget

Teleconference opportunities can be requested by calling: 250 356-2933 or 1 877 428-8337 (toll-free in B.C.)

The committee is also providing opportunities to share written input, make an audio or video submission, or fill out a survey via its website.

The consultation closes at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 28. The committee intends to release its report on the consultation in late July or early August.

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