EDMONTON, AB: The Hon. Jason Kenney, Leader of the United Conservatives, issued the following statement in celebration of Lunar New Year:
“Today, Albertans of Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese heritage will gather with their families and communities to celebrate Lunar New Year.
“Known as Chinese New Year, Tết to Vietnamese Canadians, or Seollal to Korean Canadians, Lunar New Year is a time of celebration and looking hopefully to the future.
“This year we welcome in the Year of the Pig, the twelfth animal in the Chinese Zodiac, which symbolizes wealth and prosperity.
“As Leader of the United Conservative Party of Alberta, I extend my best wishes to those celebrating Lunar New Year. May the Year of the Pig bring you happiness, health and prosperity!”