Getting ready to participate
To help you prepare, this practical guide describes three suggested steps that can be applied to any public consultation formula.
The approach suggested here is applicable to any public consultation; for example, one held to discuss a construction project, development of a park or bicycle path, or a planned policy or program.
The goal of the approach is to enable citizens to express informed opinions, having had the chance to consult the project documentation and ask questions to ensure they properly understand the issues subjected to consultation.
The three steps are described below.