Premier John Horgan made the following statement to celebrate Labour Day on Monday, Sept. 4, 2017:
“On Labour Day we recognize the hard-working people of British Columbia, who built this province from the ground up.
“Labour Day is a day of rest, and an opportunity to reflect on the progress made by working people. The hard-fought victories of the labour movement over generations made life better for everyone.
“People who work hard deserve a government that works hard for them. Our government will increase the minimum wage, open the doors to apprenticeships and skills training, strengthen employment standards and create safer workplaces for all. Because building up our province starts by building up our people.
“I join you in celebrating this special day.”