Media Advisory - Métis Nation Honours Second World War Veteran in ON

OTTAWA, Feb. 14, 2020 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation Minister of Veterans Affairs David Chartrand will be honouring Métis veteran of the Second World War at a ceremony in Midland, ON. The ceremony will include the presentation of a $20,000 cheque to the veteran under the terms of the $30 million Canada-Métis Nation Métis Veterans Recognition Payment Agreement.

Logo: Métis Nation Council (CNW Group/Métis National Council)
Logo: Métis Nation Council (CNW Group/Métis National Council)

Media are invited to observe the ceremony.


Legacy Fund Presentation to WWII Métis Veteran Herman "Tup" Lacroix


Saturday, February 15, 2020


1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


Georgian Bay Métis Council Office
355 Cranston Crescent, Midland, ON


The MNC represents the Métis Nation in Canada at the national and international levels. The Métis Nation's homeland includes the 3 Prairie Provinces and extends into the contiguous parts of British Columbia, Ontario, the Northwest Territories and the United States. There are approximately 400,000 Métis Nation citizens in Canada, roughly a quarter of all Aboriginal peoples in the country.

SOURCE Métis National Council

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