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Christmas: Message from Premier Notley

Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement, sharing her best wishes for Christmas:  

“Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. For Christians and people of many faiths and traditions, the Christmas season is a time of renewing family bonds, cherishing the joy of human relationships and recalling those who are no longer with us but remain in our hearts.

“Christmastime can also be a challenge – a time, as Charles Dickens memorably expressed it, ‘when want is keenly felt.’

“One of the greatest gifts we can give, to ourselves and to the world, is to reach out to those who need our assistance or companionship at this time of year. Yuletide traditions of sharing hope with others can extend throughout the year to make our homes, our communities and all of Alberta a better place to live.

“May this Christmas find all Albertans enjoying the warmth and fellowship of family and friends and may the true, enduring spirit of Christmas inspire us in 2018.

“Merry Christmas!”

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