- Consulting with Canadians: Previous Major Consultations -

Started April 6, 2006

Archived - Online Pre-Budget Consultations for Budget 2006 and Beyond

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Note: A consultation is not a poll. Please do not send multiple or duplicate submissions. Views expressed will be made available to the Minister of Finance as part of the budget-formulation process.


Closing date: April 19, 2006

Consultation extension: On April 19 2006 the pre-budget consultation period was extended for 24 hours, until close of business April 20, 2006 (midnight EDT).

This consultation has now ended.

Who may respond:

This consultation is open to anybody interested in participating

Consultation Documents:

Key Consultations Issues

Without restricting other comments you make, we would appreciate your views on the following questions:

  1. What would you like to see in Budget 2006 and future budgets?
  2. If you propose further tax cuts - or spending increases - where should the government spend less?
  3. How can the government deliver programs more efficiently and effectively?

To place these questions in context, see the Minister’s Consultation Invitation.

To respond, you can use one of the following options:

E-mail: budget2006consult@fin.gc.ca - This mailbox is now closed

Regular mail:

Consultations and Communications Branch
Budget 2006 Consultations
Department of Finance Canada
140 O'Connor Street 
19th Floor, East Tower
L’Esplanade Laurier
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0G5
(613) 992-1573

Fax: (613) 943-0938 - Number corrected April 19, 2006.