KELOWNA, B.C. – “Our MLA, the Premier of British Columbia.”
It’s becoming a familiar introduction in Kelowna, and was repeated yet again Wednesday as Christy Clark parachuted into the Okanagan Valley for more funding announcements.
“We were delighted to be able to support Skate Canada with a $100,000 commitment from the province to make sure this came to Kelowna,” says Clark.
Her morning announcement was a re-announcement of funding the Province had committed to snag the second competition in the annual ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating® series. Other events take place in the US, China, France, Russia and Japan.
When asked why there was only $100,000 for the event, the Premier said, “In good management of people’s money means you spend what you need to make it succeed. We have succeeded in landing this competition for Kelowna.”
After meeting with Kelowna City Council at lunch, the Premier then put…
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