eNews Alert: Public Input Needed: Ontario 2018 Budget

Jan 23, 2018
Your Voice is Needed! Ontario Seeks Public Input in Development of 2018 Budget

Ontario is seeking public input by February 9, 2018, to help shape policies and programs that will be part of the province's 2018 Budget. 

Vote by January 26, 2018 for up to three ideas suggested by members of the public through Budget Talks online consultation platform. Selected ideas will be announced as part of the 2018 Budget and be eligible for up to $5 million in funding.

Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance (MPP, Mississauga South) andYvan Baker, Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance, (MPP, Etobicoke Centre) were joined today by MPPs Cristina Martins (Davenport) and Han Dong (Trinity-Spadina) in Toronto to begin the annual pre-budget consultations. For more information, click HERE.

Consultations will take place over the coming weeks in Brampton, Etobicoke, Hamilton, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Oshawa, Ottawa, Niagara Region, Thornhill, Thunder Bay and Windsor.

Ontario will also host pre-budget telephone town halls. Ideas and suggestions can be sent by mailemail or fax (416-325-0969) by February 9, 2018.

Let Ontario legislators know that you support increased operating funding for Ontario's Museums!

The OMA is asking members to let the Ontario government know that increased operating funding for Ontario's museums through the Community Museum Operating Grant (CMOG) Program helps museums support the priorities outlined on the Budget Talks websiteFor more information on key messages for Ontario's museums, and templates to help you join this important conversation, click HERE.

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