Fraser Valley residents to get their say on B.C. budget

Finance Minister Mike de Jong to host telephone town halls

Finance Minister Mike de Jong will be hosting a telephone town hall on Jan. 23.

Finance Minister Mike de Jong will take questions on the 2017 provincial budget with Fraser Valley residents during a telephone town hall on Jan. 23.

The event is sign-up only and residents can register with their landlines or mobile phone numbers to join the one-hour conversation. You will receive a call just before 7 p.m. to join.

Communities receiving calls include Abbotsford, Agassiz, Aldergrove, Chilliwack, Deroche, Dewdney, Harrison Hot Springs, Harrison Mills, Lake Errock, City of Langley, Langley Township, Maple Ridge and Mission.

All participants will be asked to take a few poll questions to pinpoint their budget priorities.

Those unable to join the town hall can can visit http://engage.gov.bc.ca/budget2017/ for other ways to participate.

 

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