July 22, 2013 - 4:05 PM
VICTORIA - The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, has released the following statement on the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's son:
"On behalf of the people of British Columbia, I offer my congratulations and best wishes to Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their son. This is a special time for the Duke and Duchess and I wish them much health and happiness as they embark on their parenting journey.
"As the third in line, he is the future King of Canada. For Canadians, this historic occasion is an opportunity to reflect on our strong and enduring connection to the Crown - an institution that embodies the stable character of our democracy. It is an important symbol of unity and stability and represents the vitality of our traditions, the permanence of our institutions and the continuity of national life.
"Let us join together in celebration across the province to mark the birth of our future King."
Those who wish to send a congratulatory message to Their Royal Highnesses may do so online by visiting the Governor General's website: www.gg.ca
A signing table also will be available at Government House, 1401 Rockland Ave. in Victoria, where members of the public may leave a message.
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