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May 19, 2022
VICTORIA – Melanie Mark, Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport, has released the following statement in response to requests for the Royal BC Museum (RBCM) business case:
“On Friday, May 13, government announced a plan to build a new, modern museum. Since that time, there has been interest in the business case. Due to the complex nature of this project, the government will provide a technical briefing on May 25.
For over a decade, there has been extensive work to investigate the most cost-effective and efficient way to modernize the museum and protect the province’s collective history.
The technical briefing will be led by senior government officials to provide a detailed overview of the business case for media. The business case will be released at that time.
The business case was informed under the following timeline:
A media advisory with location and time of the technical briefing will be issued on May 24.
Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport
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