The New Democratic Official Opposition is hosting regional budget hearings across the country from May 22nd – May 25th. We want to hear your thoughts on the recent Omnibus Budget Bill and share with you information about the many non-budget measures hidden in the massive 425-page bill.
Wednesday May 23rd
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
First Metropolitan United Church Fellowship Hall,
932 Balmoral Rd., Victoria
Vancouver Island MPs Denise Savoie (Victoria), Randall Garrison (Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca) and Jean Crowder (Nanaimo-Cowichan) invite you to a discussion on the Budget’s impact on you and on Vancouver Island’s communities.
One third of Bill C-38, the federal budget bill, has repercussions for the environment. Gutting the environmental assessment regime for the proposed Enbridge pipeline and all future large energy projects has a direct impact on First Nations and their territories, and on future generations of all Canadians, as do changes to eligibility for Old Age Security and employment insurance, food inspections, health-care and services for a new generation of veterans.
Fisheries habitat protection, supports for youth, archival programs that preserve Canada’s historical records and bo