Provincial Press Release November 28, 2020 @ 11:31am published at 12:25pm
Albertans can help plan the next budget by participating in upcoming telephone town halls.
The telephone town halls will take place on Nov. 30, Dec. 2 and Dec. 3. Albertans will have the opportunity to share their ideas and priorities directly with Minister of Finance Travis Toews, as Alberta’s government prepares Budget 2021.
“We are developing Alberta’s budget in a time of incredible challenge, which makes hearing from all Albertans even more important. Our mid-year fiscal update showed some improvement but the road to recovery is long. Over the past year Alberta has been hit hard, but we are also the most resilient province in the nation. I look forward to hearing from Albertans as we tackle these challenges together.” Travis Toews, President of Treasury Board and Minister of Finance
How to participate in the telephone town halls Albertans can join Minister Toews in the telephone town hall scheduled for their region:
Nov. 30 – communities north of Edmonton
December 2 – communities in the central region, including Edmonton, Red Deer and those north of Calgary
Dec. 3 – Calgary and communities in southern Alberta
All town halls will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Albertans can find more details and register online.
Albertans are also encouraged to have their say by participating in the online budget survey until Dec. 4.