February 08, 2013

Smith issues statement marking Chinese New Year

EDMONTON, AB (February 8, 2013): Wildrose Official Opposition Leader Danielle Smith issued the following statement to recognize the start of the Chinese New Year. “In the coming days Chinese Albertans will be gathering with family, friends and their community to celebrate the start of their new year, a time to recognize and be thankful for good fortune and longevity. “2013 marks the Year of the Snake according to the Chinese Zodiac and is meant for a year of progress.  For all those born in the Year of the Snake, they are thought to be thoughtful and wise. “We know here in Alberta the rich history of the Chinese community and this New Year gives us an opportunity to look back at our history and to look forward to a more prosperous future. “On behalf of the Wildrose Official Opposition and my Wildrose colleagues I wish all Albertans a happy Chinese New Year and the hope that the year of the Snake brings all Albertans good health and happiness. Gung Hei Fat Choi” VIDEO can be found here.

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