Online submissions for pre-budget consultations open now for Islanders to share their input and ideas for the upcoming provincial 2022-23 operating budget.

 This year again, all pre-budget consultations will take place virtually to adhere with public health and safety precautions.  Islanders can submit their input at until January 24, 2022. 

 As a result of ongoing Gender and Diversity Analysis on pre-budget consultations and discussions with key stakeholders, government will incorporate additional measures to ensure that consultations are inclusive and accessible to Islanders. 

 Virtual consultations will include a Facebook Live event, hosted by Minister Compton, and schedules for that will be announced in the coming weeks.

Some highlights of the 2021-2022 Operating Budget include increased investments in health including mental health, education, and a cleaner environment as well as COVID-19 support programs and services to assist Islanders through the ongoing pandemic.

 For more information on pre-budget consultations, visit