Prince George-Valemount Liberal MLA Shirley Bond

It’s time to ask some questions

March 1, 2019 - 2:54pm

It’s been a hectic two weeks as the government tabled the Throne and Budget speeches.  This traditionally begins the Spring session in the Legislature and triggers a number of processes including the annual “estimates” debate.  While Question Period is undoubtedly the most high profile time to ask questions the most productive time to get information is during estimates.  This is when Opposition critics and MLAs are given the opportunity to ask specific questions about the budget of individual ministries.  The lead questioner is usually the critic for a specific portfolio, but MLAs are enco