Premier Clark Congratulates Trump
Prince George, B.C. – Premier Christy Clark has offered congratulations to President -elect Donald Trump and to Governor Jay Inslee of Washington State and Senator Lisa Murkowski in Alaska for their achievements in yesterday’s U.S. elections.
The statement notes the importance of trade agreements with the U.S. and the Softwood Lumber Agreement.
“The United States is a close friend and partner of British Columbia” states Premier Clark “Alongside the Government of Canada, we will work diligently and with determination to ensure we protect and grow the relationship that is crucial to working families in our province on issues like free trade and a new softwood lumber agreement.”
The Premier’s statement goes on to recognize Hillary Clinton’s efforts “For the first time, a woman has contested the presidency for one of the two major political parties – a significant and important signal to the millions of women and girls around the globe who saw it happen, in real time.”