Nationwide premieres used New Year’s messages to highlight everything from housing and affordability to a healthy lifestyle.
In his first New Year’s message as governor of British Columbia, David Evey said he was honored to celebrate a successful 2022 “including the province’s remarkable economic recovery as it emerges from the pandemic.” says. However, he acknowledged challenges related to housing, medical care and cost of living.
He said 2023 will include steps to build states where people can afford good homes, feel safe and have access to family medicine.
Alberta’s Daniel Smith also welcomed the new year as prime minister, saying the state’s economy is showing signs of strength after recovering from serious problems.
She says the government is moving quickly to ease the affordability crisis, improve access to healthcare and stand firm with other states against federal overreach.
Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe says the state has a lot to be optimistic about in 2023 as the year begins with indexing personal income taxes with inflation.
In a message, Ontario Premier Doug Ford touted the state’s progress in building infrastructure, calling for the elimination of license plate sticker fees, the elimination of some highway tolls, and reductions in gasoline and fuel taxes. We are working to support living expenses such as extension.
Quebec Premier François Legault says Quebecers are lucky to live in a beautiful and safe place.
Legault wishes its residents good health in 2023 and encourages them to adopt a healthy lifestyle and play sports.
Northwest Territories Premier Caroline Cochrane said: “In 2023, we recommit ourselves to doing all we can to support each other and, through kindness and generosity, improve the lives of all those around us. He called on people to work to improve
This report by the Canadian Press was first published on January 1, 2023.