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Premier Christy Clark’s Statement on Diwali

“This year, Diwali will once again be celebrated by thousands of British Columbians from several faiths in many communities.

“Beginning on October 23, the Festival of Lights marks a new year and a new beginning – an opportunity to improve ourselves, our province and our common future.

“Diwali reminds us of the cultural richness we enjoy in British Columbia. This diversity strengthens us all.

“I know this Diwali will be celebrated in a spirit of understanding, acceptance and respect throughout our province.

“A Happy Diwali to all those celebrating.”

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