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Parliamentary committee public consultations in British Columbia

As part of its consultation process, a parliamentary committee seeks public input on topics or questions contained in its terms of reference. Individuals, groups and organizations are all encouraged to provide their input. This can be done by writing to the committee (written submission), appearing as a witness at a public hearing, or by completing an online survey. Audio and video submissions are also accepted. By providing us with your own insights, observations and opinions, you are assisting the committee in making informed decisions

Your Privacy

The Parliamentary Committees Office of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia takes appropriate safeguards to protect an individual’s personal information collected during public consultation processes. In order to make a submission to a parliamentary committee, the submitter’s personal contact information is necessary for verification purposes. This personal contact information can only be viewed by Legislative Assembly staff, and is not shared with any third parties. Presentations made at public hearings are audio-recorded and transcribed. A publicly available transcript and audio file will be posted to the parliamentary committee website. The names of all participating organizations and individuals will be listed in the committee’s final report. The report is released at the conclusion of the committee inquiry and can be downloaded from the parliamentary committee website. Submissions to parliamentary committees are considered public documents and can be made available upon request to interested parties following the release of the final report. To protect privacy, the Parliamentary Committees Office removes an individual’s personal contact information prior to disclosing any submissions.

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Consultation Closed: Select Standing Committee on Agriculture, Fish and Food Closed: Select Standing Committee on Agriculture, Fish and Food2018-06-15T07:00:00ZNews Category 1<p>On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, the all-party Select Standing Committee on Agriculture, Fish and Food invited British Columbians to participate in their public consultation on local meat production and inspection by presenting at a public hearing, making a written, audio or video submission, or completing an online survey.</p><p>The Committee's consultation closed on Friday, June 15, 2018. The Committee wishes to thank all individuals and organizations who took the time to contribute. The Committee will release its report on or before Monday, October 1, 2018.</p>
Report released: Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth released: Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth2018-02-28T08:00:00ZNews Category 1<p>Pursuant to section 30 of the <a href="" target="_blank"> <em>Representative for Children and Youth Act</em></a> the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth is required to review the Act every five years to determine whether the functions of the Representative described in section 6 of the Act are still required to ensure that the needs of children, and young adults as defined in that section, are met.</p><p>On February 28, 2018, the Committee released its <a href="/parliamentary-business/committees/41stparliament-3rdsession-cay/reports" target="_blank">report</a> on the review of the Act and made nine recommendations to the Legislative Assembly to strengthen the Act.</p><p>Further information about the on the work of the Committee, including a <a href="/parliamentary-business/committees/41stparliament-3rdsession-cay/mediareleases">media release</a>, <a href="/parliamentary-business/committees/41stParliament-2ndSession-cay/meetingdocuments" target="_blank">written submissions</a> and meeting transcripts are also available on the <a href="/parliamentary-business/committees/41stParliament-2ndSession-cay" target="_blank">Committee’s website</a>.</p>
Report Released: Select Standing Committee on Crown Corporations Released: Select Standing Committee on Crown Corporations2018-02-15T08:00:00ZNews Category 1<p>​On November 28, 2017, the Legislative Assembly authorized the Select Standing Committee on Crown Corporations to examine, inquire into and make recommendations on ridesharing in British Columbia. The Committee invited expert witness to either present at one of three public hearings or to provide a written submission. </p><p>The Committee released its unanimous <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/41st-parliament/2nd-session/CrownCorporations/Report/SSC-CC_41-2_Report-2018-02-15_Web.pdf" target="_blank">report</a> on February 15, 2018, making 32 recommendations for establishing a provincial regulatory regime to govern transportation network companies providing ride-hailing services. A <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/41st-parliament/2nd-session/CrownCorporations/Report/SSC-CC_41-2_ReportHighlights.pdf" target="_blank">Report Highlights</a> document and <a href="/content/CommitteeDocuments/41st-parliament/2nd-session/CrownCorporations/Report/SSC-CC-41-2_MediaRelease_ReportRelease.pdf" target="_blank">Media Release</a> are also available.</p>