Help us congratulate Vancouver, Global Earth Hour Capital!

As soon as Vancouver was named the Global Earth Hour Capital, messages of congratulations started pouring in – below are a few of our favourites.  Please be sure to share your message as well!
From the Premier of British Columbia
“For those of us who call it home, it’s no surprise that Vancouver has won the Earth Hour City Challenge. Vancouver has a long history of producing environmental champions and doing its part to increase awareness. It’s great to see the city continuing to find new, practical ways to reduce our impact. Congratulations on this recognition.”
– The Honourable Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia
LG BCFrom the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia

“As Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia and on behalf of all the people of our province, I offer my congratulations to the City of Vancouver on being named the World Wildlife Fund’s global Earth Hour Capital. Vancouver is a vibrant city with a strong commitment to green initiatives and sustainability and I am proud its efforts are recognized as among the best in the world!”
– The Honourable Judith Guichon, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
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From Dr. Weaver, one of the world’s leading climate scientists: he holds the Canada Research Chair in Climate Modelling and Analysis at the University of Victoria, and was part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that was awarded the Nobel prize in 2007.
“Congratulations Vancouver! Your leadership is an inspiration to everyone in British Columbia. I’m excited by the prospect of your continued innovation as you move toward your 2020 goal of being the world’s greenest city. Your visionary approach to sustainability is already enabling the establishment of a burgeoning clean tech sector in Vancouver. And Vancouver is positioning itself as a world leader in tomorrow’s low carbon economy. Vancouver, you have earned this award. Once more, please accept my most sincere congratulations for your incredible success.”
– Andrew Weaver, Lansdowne Professor and Canada Research Chair, University of Victoria,  and  Deputy Leader, Green Party of British Columbia