British Columbia Lottery Corporation

British Columbia Lottery Corporation

June 14, 2007 17:58 ET

Media Release: BCLC Board Changes

KAMLOOPS, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 14, 2007) - The Board of the British Columbia Lottery Corporation has announced the resignation of Board member John Bell.

"On behalf of the Board, I wish to thank John for his five and a half years of dedicated service to the British Columbia Lottery Corporation. John's counsel will be missed and we wish him well in the future," said John McLernon, Chair of the BCLC Board of Directors.

In announcing his resignation, John Bell said, "It is with regret that I resign my position from the Board of the BCLC. I want to make it clear that my resignation is not about the content of the Ombudsman's report. I am leaving the Board due to differences of opinion subsequent to the report's release."

Mr. Bell's term on the Board was scheduled to expire in September, 2007.

BCLC is a provincial Crown Corporation reporting to the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General through a Board of Directors. Its mission is to offer responsible gaming entertainment, generating income for the public good.

Contact Information

  • BCLC
    John Paul Fraser
    Board of Directors Media Contact
    (604) 691-7398 or Cell: (604) 619-1980