Vote on Budget Talks ideas

Cast your vote for up to three of your favourite ideas before 5pm on January 26th, 2018. In the 2018 Budget, we'll announce which ideas received the most votes and spend up to $5 million bringing up to five ideas to life.

Learn more about the Budget Talks process.

How to vote:


Pick up to three of your favourite ideas


Submit your vote

You’ll only have one opportunity to submit your vote – whether you vote for one idea or three.

Once you submit your vote, you can’t update or change it.

Using the vote form, select a checkbox to vote for an idea. Deselect a checkbox if you wish to change your vote. Click the submit button at the bottom of the form to submit your final selected ideas.

Budget Talks voting form

Read the 13 ideas and cast your vote.

8,610 votes cast by 2,979 people

Use the form to select and vote for up to three ideas.

Healthy living

Healthy living



Small business

Small business

Student success

Student success

The Government of Ontario will determine how ideas are implemented; which may not be as described in the original submission. We are not, by posting a submission for public voting, endorsing any organization, technology, location or other content in the original submission, and we may or may not implement the project or use the organization, technology or location referenced in the original submission when implementing the project.

How it works

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Phase 1: Idea submission

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Phase 2: Submission review

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Phase 3: Live events

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Phase 4: Public voting

January 10th - January 26th, 2018 at 5pm

Learn more about Public Workshops and how we arrived at the final list.

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Phase 5: Implementation


We’ll announce which ideas received the most votes and will be implemented. You can follow our progress updates throughout the Budget year, using the Budget Talks tracker opens in a new window.