Legislative Assembly of British Columbia

April 3, 2006

The House proceeded to "Orders of the Day."

Order called for "Private Members' Statements."

[Motion] 59 By leave, Mr. Dix moved--

Be it resolved that this House recognize the genocide of the Armenians as a crime against humanity. Be it further resolved that this House urge the BC government to designate April 24th of every year hereafter throughout BC as a day of remembrance for the 1.5 million Armenians who fell victim to the first genocide of the 20th Century.

The debate continued.

Motion agreed to.