Ottawa, April 26, 2006
2006-010

Archived - 2006 Federal Budget Information

Archived information

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Website

Shortly after the 2006 budget is tabled on May 2, 2006 at approximately 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), all budget documents will be available free of charge on the Department of Finance website at www.fin.gc.ca.

Internet users will also be able to view multimedia budget presentations, including a live video broadcast of Minister of Finance Jim Flaherty delivering the budget speech in the House of Commons.

Toll-Free Information Line

Budget information will be available through the Government of Canada toll-free information line on May 2, 2006, from 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. EDT, and on subsequent weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. local time (across Canada):

1 800 O-Canada (1 800 622-6232)

TTY: 1 800 926-9105 (telecommunications device for the speech and hearing impaired/deaf)

Printed Documents

Printed copies of The Budget Plan will cost $26.75, including GST. The order form may be downloaded from the Department of Finance website at www.fin.gc.ca/subs/subse.html. Copies of The Budget Speech, The Budget in Brief and other budget documents will be available free of charge by calling 1 800 O-Canada or from the Department's Distribution Centre:

Distribution Centre
Department of Finance
Room P-135, West Tower
300 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G5
Phone: (613) 995-2855
Fax: (613) 996-0518
E-mail: services-distribution@fin.gc.ca

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For further information, media may contact:

Eric Richer
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Finance
(613) 996-7861

David Gamble
Media Relations
Department of Finance
(613) 996-8080

If you would like to receive automatic e-mail notification of all news releases, please visit the Department of Finance website at http://www.fin.gc.ca/scripts/register-eng.asp