Ontario Budget 2015 - Have Your Say

Jan 9 2015

Ontario ParliamentThe budget process is underway across Ontario. Since January, delegations presented before the Minister of Finance and before the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs. The Government has set up an online consultation tool to gather even more input on how to deliver on the announced priorities. You can have your say through written submission, by phone, by fax, on the online forum and through social media. We have published some useful documents to help you prepare, and we are sharing submissions other organizations have made. Be informed and be involved!

Written Submissions

To the Honourable Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, the deadline is February 13, 2015. 
Submissions can be sent by:
Mail: c/o Budget Secretariat, Frost Building North, 3rd floor, 95 Grosvenor Street, Toronto ON M7A 1Z1
Email: submissions@ontario.ca
Fax: 416-325-0969
If you have any questions, please call toll-free: 1-866-989-9002.

Online consultation

Budget Talks 2015 Online Tool

Twitter @ONgov and conversation hashtag #BudgetTalks


To the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, the deadline was 5 pm on Friday January 30.

Useful ResourcesInfographics: Who does what?

Ontario Economic Outlook and Fiscal Review 2014
Ontario Government: 
Budget Basics 
Infographics: Who does what in the Ontario Government? 
TVO 101 Civics: Ontario Political Process Explained

Submissions 2015

Poverty Free Kitchener-Waterloo

ODSP Action Coalition

Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario

Hamilton Community Legal Clinic

Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

Ontario Nonprofit Network 

Ontario Colleges

Income Security Advocacy Centre

Ontario Association of Municipalities

Ontario Municipal Social Services Association

Power Workers' Union

Ontario Society of Professional Engineers

Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses

Ontario Forest Industries Association

Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Associations 

Council of Ontario Universities

For more information or to talk about issues you feel strongly about, get in touch with: Aleksandra@waterlooregion.org

Submissions 2014

Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs - January 2014

Poverty Free KW submission to the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs - January 2014

Poverty Free KW submission to the Minister of Finance - January 2014