Premier Christy Clark issued the following statement on the death of longtime former Musqueam Chief Ernie Campbell:
"British Columbia has lost of one of its foremost First Nations leaders in Chief Ernie Campbell.
"In a city of millions, Chief Campbell stood tall. His strong voice and unswerving leadership ensured the concerns of his people remained at the forefront through issues that could have divided us. Whether it was Aboriginal land and fishing rights or hosting the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, Chief Campbell always ensured his people were heard and always conducted himself with dignity.
"Chief Campbell was a tireless advocate and powerful voice that brought British Columbians together, always reminding us of what we should aspire to be as a society. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and the Musqueam people."
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