Statement from Premier Ranj Pillai on Easter

Premier Pillai has issued the following statement:

“As we approach the Easter weekend ahead, many of us in the Yukon and beyond will be joining together with friends, family and our communities to mark the occasion.

“For those of us in the Christian faith commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, this holiday is a time brimming with joy, hope, peace and happiness.

“Beyond the religious observance, this season symbolizes hope and new beginnings, echoing the feeling of revival that accompanies the blossoming of spring.

“You can sense the excitement building as young Yukoners eagerly await the Easter bunny's visit and Easter egg scavenger hunts. The Yukon Wildlife Preserve and the Canada Games Centre are sure to be buzzing with activity as families and friends take part in these events and many others around the territory.

“Whether you are painting eggs, participating in community traditions or simply enjoying some quality time with loved ones, I encourage everyone to make the most of this Easter weekend. May it be filled with joy, laughter and the warmth of cherished moments spent together.

“Wishing you and your families a Happy Easter!”

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Laura Seeley
Cabinet Communications

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