Premier Horgan marks Nowruz in North Vancouver

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Mar 22, 2022 – Brent Richter/North Shore News

Premier John Horgan stopped in North Vancouver Monday to mark Nowruz, the new year celebration recognized by many Persian, Kurdish, Baha’i, Ismaili and Afghani people.

The event was emceed by North Vancouver-Seymour MLA Susie Chant. North Vancouver-Lonsdale MLA Bowinn Ma delivered a greeting and introduction for the gathered dignitaries, about 60 seconds long, entirely in Farsi, the most common non-English language spoken on the North Shore, according to the last census.

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