VICTORIA - Premier Christy Clark released the following statement in recognition of B.C. Day, Monday, August 6:
"B.C. Day is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect on the achievements, successes and challenges that shape and define our province.
"British Columbia is a place of inclusiveness and unlimited possibilities, coupled with unparalleled natural beauty and rich natural resources.
"For the past 154 years, British Columbians have harnessed the potential of our province and turned challenge into opportunity. Today we continue to work together to build a strong economy and a place for families to grow and thrive in vibrant multicultural communities and a safe, healthy environment.
"I hope you are able to take time on B.C. Day to enjoy all that our province has to offer. The majesty of B.C.'s natural beauty is unrivalled, and it's right outside our doors every single day of the year. I wish everyone a safe and happy holiday weekend."
Office of the Premier