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NEWS RELEASE · 17th December 2012
BC Government
The Honourable Steven Point's statement on chairing advisory committee.

The Honourable Steven Point made the following statement on his appointment as chair of the advisory committee on the safety and security of vulnerable women:

"I am pleased to have been asked by Justice Minister and Attorney General Shirley Bond to get involved in this very important work addressing the recommendations that came out of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry.

"I realize that these are very sensitive and difficult issues. I look forward to working collaboratively with all parties concerned, and seeking positive solutions as we move forward to implement the recommendations that have been made by commissioner Wally Oppal.

"I have always been guided by my own cultural values and the wisdom of the elders - I will bring that to my position as chair of the advisory committee on the safety and security of vulnerable women.

"It is my sincere hope that this committee will serve as a vehicle for reconciliation and healing for our province. I am positive that we can work together through these recommendations and make a difference consistent with the spirit and intent of commissioner Oppal's report."