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2015 Pre-Budget Public Consultations

Manitoba Finance

2015 Pre-Budget Public Consultations

On behalf of the Government of Manitoba, Finance Minister Jennifer Howard is inviting you to help prepare the 2015 Budget by sharing your ideas and priorities.

This year, the pre-budget consultation process will involve consulting with organizations and stakeholders, travelling to several communities in Manitoba to hear their concerns and priorities and providing several opportunities for Manitobans to engage in the budget process through an online survey and a province-wide telephone town hall.

Individuals, corporations, community groups and associations may share their priorities by:

Mail or Email:

Make a submission or write to the minister:
c/o "Pre-Budget Consultations"
Room 103, Legislative Building
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0V8
Email the minister c/o

For more information, please call 1-866-Manitoba (1-866-626-4862).

Completing an Online Survey

  • Take a few minutes to answer the following Survey.

Attending one of the public consultations across the province

At several of the public consultations, Minister Howard will deliver a presentation to provide an overview of Manitoba’s economy, finances, and priorities. View the presentation at this website.

  • October 23, 2014 – Brandon, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., Riverbank Discovery Centre, #1 - 545 Conservation Drive. Register by calling 204-726-6796.

  • October 30, 2014 – Swan River, 1:00 to 3 p.m., Veterans Community Hall, 119-6th Ave.  Register by calling 204-734-4900.

  • October 30, 2014 – Dauphin, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., Dauphin Multi-Purpose Seniors Centre, 55-1st Ave SE. Register by calling 204-622-7630.

  • November 12, 2014 – Lorette, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., Lorette Parish Hall, 1282 Dawson Road. Register by calling 204-878-4644.

  • November 14, 2014 – Arborg, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Arborg Heritage Village Hall. Register by calling (204) 664-2000.

Disability accommodations are available upon request.

Participate in a province-wide telephone town hall

There will be two province-wide telephone town halls.

  • November 20, 2014, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Winnipeg residents.
  • November 21, 2014, 7:00 – 8:00 p.m., Rural and Northern residents.
To register for one of these telephone town halls, send your name, phone number, mailing address, city/town and Postal Code to the following e-mail address:

It is valuable to hear from organizations and individual Manitobans in order to prepare a budget that reflects the priorities of Manitobans. Thank-you for participating.