Gatineau's city budget is the blueprint on how your tax dollars will be spent. It sets how Gatineau will balance revenue with expenditures to fund services that it provides – in an effective and efficient manner – to its residents.
The budget funds such services as emergency services (police and fire), roads, culture and recreation, libraries, etc.
Recognized for its quality of life, Gatineau is a city of 290,000 inhabitants. It is located on the north shore of the Ottawa River, and extends east and west of the Gatineau River.