Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs

Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs

January 05, 2007 18:16 ET

Congratulations Carey Price and Team Canada!

Attention: Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, News Editor, Sports Editor, Government/Political Affairs Editor VANCOUVER, BC, PRESS RELEASE--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 5, 2007) - "On behalf of the member communities of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs we would like to extend our congratulations to Team Canada on its third consecutive victory at the World Junior Championship in Leksand, Sweden," said Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs.

Grand Chief Phillip continued, "In particular, we would like to congratulate Carey Price on his well-deserved recognition as the Most Valuable Player of the Tournament, his selection to the All-star Team and as IIHF Best Player Award as Goalie. We share the great pride of Ulkatcho First Nation in Price's achievements. Based on his awesome performance, Price has become one of Canada's leading Aboriginal role models for our youth. Price has ably demonstrated hard work, focus and full commitment are the essential elements of achieving one's dreams. Undoubtedly, the incredible level of support he received from his parents played a significant role in his success."

"Like many fans, we will watch Price in the years to come and we wish well," concluded Grand Chief Phillip. /For further information: http://www.ubcic.bc.ca/ IN: POLITICS, SPORTS

Contact Information

  • Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President, Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs
    Primary Phone: 250-490-5314
    Secondary Phone: 604-684-0231
    E-mail: president@ubcic.bc.ca