British Columbia News
Premier will travel to Seattle, Olympia to strengthen B.C.-Washington relationship
Monday, February 4, 2019 2:00 PM
Premier John Horgan will travel to Washington state on Feb. 7-8, 2019, and will meet with Gov. Jay Inslee to discuss regional issues and promote opportunities for collaboration.
The two-day trip will include speaking engagements and meetings with government and business leaders in Seattle and Olympia, including Microsoft and the Seattle Chamber of Commerce.
Premier Horgan will give a formal address to the Washington state legislature.
The Premier will also participate in a CleanTech Alliance roundtable with Washington state clean-tech business leadership to discuss collaboration with the B.C. clean-tech sector.
The two leaders have committed to act jointly to fight climate change, increase connectivity and transportation links, grow the innovation economy and tech sector, grow mutually beneficial trade and create good jobs for people on both sides of the border.
The trip marks the fourth meeting between Premier Horgan and Gov. Inslee in the 18 months Horgan has been premier.
Media availabilities in Seattle and Olympia will be announced in the coming days.