Weaver congratulates new speaker Steve Thomson

June 22, 2017

VICTORIA B.C. - Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, released the following statement to congratulate Steve Thomson, MLA for Kelowna-Mission, on his acclamation to the role of speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia for the province's 41st parliament.

"I would like to congratulate Mr. Thomson on his acclamation as speaker for the 41st parliament and to thank him for taking on this role to serve the legislature and his fellow MLAs," Weaver said. "I could not think of a more exceptional choice to guide the business of the legislature. Mr. Thomson has the respect of all the MLAs in the legislature and brings experience, dignity and honour to his new position."

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