The provincial government brings its Budget 2014 roadshow to Chilliwack next week.
The all-party Select Standing Committee on Finance and Government Services begins provincewide consultations on Budget 2014 Friday and will be in Chilliwack Sept. 24.
The consultations will include public hearings in communities throughout the province, along with a call for written submissions and an online survey.
The consultation period opened with the release of the Budget 2014 Consultation Paper by the Ministry of Finance on Sept. 10.
"The committee would like to hear British Columbians' priorities and financial concerns for next year's provincial budget," said committee chair and Liberal MLA for Penticton
Dan Ashton. "We encourage any interested individuals and organizations to attend a public hearing or to make a submission," added deputy chair and NDP MLA for Port Coquitlam Mike Farnworth.
The committee will be in the Sardis Room at the Coast Hotel, 45920 First Ave., from 4 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 24. To register please contact the Parliamentary Committees Office by phone at 1-877-428-8337 or by email at email@example.com. For more information on the work of the committee, including a list of committee members, visit www.leg.bc.ca/cmt/finance.
The deadline for submissions is Oct. 16 and the committee will release its report by Nov. 15.
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