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Whistler Blackcomb Foundation director named Deputy Minister



Less than two months after being appointed to the Whistler Blackcomb Foundation’s board of directors, former Telus vice-president of strategic initiatives Bruce Okabe was appointed Deputy Minister of Tourism, Sport and the Arts by Premier Gordon Campbell.

Okabe replaces former deputy minister Virginia Greene, who has moved on to become the Deputy Minister of Intergovernmental Relations. Okabe assumed the new position on May 15, 2006.