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Province of British Columbia
For Immediate Release
Oct. 4, 2019
Office of the Premier
Premier's statement

VICTORIA – Premier John Horgan has issued the following statement:

“This afternoon, I was advised by the Attorney General of the appointment of a special prosecutor for an RCMP investigation related to MLA Jinny Sims.

“Jinny Sims has resigned from cabinet during the investigation. I accepted her resignation as appropriate under the circumstances. We take any such investigation very seriously.

“While we await the conclusion of the matter, I have asked Minister Selina Robinson to temporarily assume responsibility as Minister of Citizens’ Services.”

Jen Holmwood
Press Secretary
Deputy Communications Director
Office of the Premier
250 818-4881

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