Louis Riel Day 2013 - Provincial

Provincial Louis Riel Day Ceremony in Queen’s Park
Roddy, Paul, Brenda and Evelyn Powley prior to the Louis Riel Day ceremony at Queen’s Park
Members of the Provisional Council of the MNO (and one family member) prior to the Louis Riel Day ceremony at Queen’s Park
PCMNO Youth Representative Mitch case prior to the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day ceremony.
Legion Colour Guard proudly carry Métis flags
MNO President Lipinski and Youth Representative Case look skyward as they raise the Métis flag at Queen’s park
Senator Rene Gravelle providing the opening prayer during the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
Métis fiddler Alicia Bloor and her brother Liam accompanied the Louis Riel Day procession at Queen’s Park
The Legion Colour Guard during the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
Senator Reta Gordon speaking at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
MNO Chair France Picotte speaking at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
MNO Vice-chair Sharon McBride speaking at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
MNO Chair Picotte and Minister David Zimmer at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
Aboriginal Affairs Minister David Zimmer speaking at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
Aboriginal Affairs Minister David Zimmer speaking at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
Conservative MPP Norm Miller speaking at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
PCMNO Youth Representative Mitch Case speaking at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
Métis rights lawyer and great-niece of Louis Riel Jean Teillet speaking at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
MNO Chair France Picotte at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
MNO President Lipinski speaking at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
MNO President Lipinski speaking at the Queen’s Park Louis Riel Day Ceremony
MNO veterans prepare to place a wreath in honour of Louis Riel
MNO leaders with dignitaries and guests at the Queen’s Park ceremony
Susan Hare with the Law Society of Upper Canada presents MNO President Lipinski with a gift to commemorate the MNO’s 20th anniversary
MNO President Lipinski speaks at the MNO/Law Society of Upper Canada joint Louis Riel Day event
MNO President Lipinski speaks at the MNO/Law Society of Upper Canada joint Louis Riel Day event
The moderator and panelists at the MNO/Law Society of Upper Canada event during Louis Riel Day commemorations
The moderator and panelists at the MNO/Law Society of Upper Canada event during Louis Riel Day commemorations
Author Lawrence Hill autographs copies of his book Blood: The Stuff of Life at a break during the MNO/Law Society of Upper Canada event
Mitch Case (left) and Senator Brenda Powley (right) witness the signing of the extension of the MNO/Ontario Framework Agreement
MNO President Lipinski and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Zimmer prepare to sign an extension of the MNO/Ontario Framework Agreement.
The signatories and witnesses to the extension of the MNO/Ontario Framework Agreement
Senator Brenda Powley speaking during the Powley Tribute Dinner
The Métis Fiddler Quartet got everyone’s toes tapping during the Powley Tribute Dinner