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)

Media are invited to observe the ceremony.

 

Event:

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



Date:

Saturday, February 15, 2020



Time:

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



Location:

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



Participants/Guests:



  • President David Chartrand, Minister of Veterans
  • WWII Métis veteran Herman Lacroix and family members

 

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


View original content to download multimedia: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/February2020/14/c8728.html