Dan Ruimy

Your member of parliament for


Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge

Dan Ruimy

Your member of parliament for


Pitt Meadows-Maple Ridge

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Public Consultations – Have Your Say!

A number ongoing federal consultations will be posted here. To have your say, click on any one of the consultations below to find out more and get involved in the conversation!

Open Consultations

A Framework for Palliative Care

This engagement is open – Health Canada has initiated a public consultation to collect input and ideas for the purpose of developing a framework on palliative care. During this time we will engage Canadians on themes like: advance care planning, person and family-centred care, access issues, special populations, health care provider training and supports, caregiver needs, and community engagement.
Deadline to Participate – July 13, 2018


Official Languages (communications with & services to the public) Regulations Review

This engagement is open – The Government of Canada, through the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, has launched public consultations as part of the process to review the Official Languages (Communications with and Services to the Public) Regulations. The public is invited to take part in this review and to express its views and opinions on the federal government’s communications and service delivery in both official languages.
Deadline to Participate – June 30, 2018


Moving Canada to Zero Plastic Waste

This engagement is open – It’s time to take action; together, we can eliminate plastic waste and reduce marine litter in Canada. Share your ideas about how Canada can reduce plastic waste and marine litter, and help develop a federal-provincial-territorial approach to keep plastic within the economy and out of landfills and the environment.
Deadline to Participate – TBD


Oceans Protection Plan

This engagement is open – The Oceans Protection Plan is the Government of Canada’s largest investment ever made to protect Canada’s coasts and waterways while growing our economy. The Government of Canada will deliver more than 50 initiatives to protect our coasts, including: Marine Pollution Prevention and Response, Protecting the Marine Environment, Managing Local Waterways, Partnering with Indigenous Groups and Coastal Communities, Updating Marine Safety Rules and Regulations.
Deadline to Participate – TBD


Canada Services Corp

This engagement is open – We are building a program for young Canadians – a chance to build life skills by getting involved in serving their community. It’s for youth, by youth. We need to hear about what matters to you and what kind of difference you want to make.
Deadline to Participate – TBD


 


Closed Consultations

Front-of-Package Labelling

This engagement is Closed – Canadians across the country are trying to make healthier choices. This is why our government is taking an important step by proposing a front-of-package nutrition symbol on food to help Canadians make clearer & healthier choices. Take part in our quick & easy online Food Front-of-Package Nutrition Symbol Consultation to help us choose which symbol could be used on the front-of-packages.
Deadline to Participate – Closed


Signal Hill National Historic Site

This engagement is closed – Parks Canada is working to renew the management plan for Signal Hill National Historic Site in order to guide decisions and actions in protecting, presenting and operating the site over a ten year period. Parks Canada is seeking your input to help us develop a strong and effective plan that provides direction for the management of this historic site.
Deadline to Participate – Closed


Social Innovation & Social Finance Strategy

This engagement is closed -The Government made the commitment to develop a Social Innovation & Social Finance Strategy to find new innovative approaches that improve the well-being of Canadians and help communities address their most difficult problems. Through consultation & engagement activities, its members will develop policy measures that put forward social innovation & social finance, & co‑develop a strategy with the Government of Canada.
Deadline to Participate – Closed


Your Budget 2018

This engagement is closed – Finance Minister Bill Morneau launched the Government of Canada’s consultations for Budget 2018. Canadians are invited to provide their ideas & suggestions on how the Government can make sure they are ready for the changes & opportunities that lie ahead, & what their family, community & country need to face the future with confidence.
Deadline to Participate – Closed


Addressing Corporate Wrongdoing

This engagement is closed – The Government of Canada is committed to taking action against corporate wrongdoing and to holding companies accountable for such misconduct. Public consultations are now open for Canadians to share their views and ideas on potential enhancements to the Integrity Regime and on a possible Canadian deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) regime.
Deadline to Participate – Closed


Let’s Talk Drones

This engagement is closed – Transport Canada is creating a safe environment where unmanned aircraft systems (drones) can continue to be flown, enjoyed and contribute to innovation while ensuring the success of this industry in Canada. Before these new regulations take flight and become law, we encourage Canadians to provide their feedback on Transport Canada’s approach to drones.
Deadline to Participate – Closed


Regulation of Vaping Products

This engagement is closed – The Government of Canada introduced Bill S-5 to the Senate on November 22, 2016. This proposed act will amend the Tobacco Act, Non- smokers’ Health Act and other pertinent acts once adopted. Health Canada now wants to establish a first set of measures to regulate vaping products and is seeking comments on potential measures to regulate vaping products. 
Deadline to Participate – Closed


Let’s Talk Whales

This engagement is closed – The Government of Canada is committed to improving marine safety and protecting Canada’s marine environment, including threats to marine mammals in Canadian waters, as part of the Oceans Protection Plan. Public Consultations are now open to Canadians to share their views and ideas on how we can take action, right now, to help these endangered whales in Canada.
Deadline to Participate – Closed


Tax Planning using Private Corporations

This engagement is closed – The Government of Canada is committed to addressing tax planning strategies, closing tax loopholes, and making sure all Canadians pay their fair share; and is consulting with Canadians to share their views and ideas about the proposals to address the tax planning strategies.
Deadline to Participate – Closed


Homelessness Partnering Strategy

This engagement is closed – The Advisory Committee on Homelessness is seeking views from Canadians on how to better prevent and reduce homelessness through an online engagement process. All Canadians are invited to share their views and ideas through the online survey and by sharing their stories.
Deadline to Participate – Closed


A Food Policy for Canada

This engagement is closed The Government of Canada is asking Canadians for their views on what should be included in A Food Policy for Canada. Working together, we can put more affordable, safe, healthy, food on tables across the country, while protecting the environment.
Deadline to Participate – Closed