MNO Senator Kennedy presents the MNO Veterans’ book to Minister Bennett

Submitted by: Alis Kennedy, MNO Veterans’ Council Senator

MNO Veterans' Council_Minister Bennett
The Honourable Carolyn Bennett (left), Minister of
Indigenous and Northern Affairs, is presented with the
MNO Veterans’ book by Alis Kennedy, MNO Veterans’
Council Senator. Click here to viewa larger version of the

On September 6, 2016, Dr. Alis Kennedy, O.Ont., C.D., O.M.C., Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Veterans’ Council Senator, was invited to attend an event at a Toronto Synagogue. Senator Kennedy proudly displayed her Métis pride at the event by wearing a Métis sash pin.

Upon hearing that the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, would be in attendance, Senator Kennedy decided to bring three copies of the MNO Veterans’ book—Fighting For Canada Before There Was A Canada, Ontario Métis Veterans Pass the Torch

After the event, Minister Bennett who recognized Senator Kennedy from the MNO’s Annual General Assembly this past August, approached Senator Kennedy. Senator Kennedy jumped at the opportunity to present Minister Bennett with the MNO Veterans’ book on behalf of the MNO Veterans’ Council. Minister Bennett was delighted to receive the book.

Senator Kennedy also asked Minister Bennett if she could give a copy of the book to the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs, to which she said she would be honoured to do so.  

Published on: September 29, 2016

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