MNO Peterborough and District Wapiti Métis Council hold successful AGM

peterborough-agm-smallCitizens of the MNO Peterborough and District Wapiti Métis Council: (left to
right) Councilor Brad Hodgson, Councillor Barbara Card, Senator Terry Bloom,
Women’s Representative Taryn Blackstock, Councilor Luke Thompson,
Financial Secretary Terra Knapp, President Andy Dufrane, Chair Christa
Lemelin, Youth Representative Harrison Hodgson. Missing – Secretary
Thomas Hodgson. Click here for larger picture.

Submitted by MNO Peterborough and District Wapiti Métis Council Chair Christa Lemelin

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Peterborough and District Wapiti Métis Council (PDWMC) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough on February 2, 2018.

The AGM was very successful and after the meeting participants were treated to a special free tour of the Museum, which had recently updated and its expanded its Métis exhibit.

There was a great turnout and highlights included greetings from Julie Davis, Vice President of External Relations and Advancement with Trent University, and Jack Nigro,  Superintendent of Education, First Nation Métis and Inuit Education at Kawartha Pine Ridge District School Board.  Among his other kind words from Mr. Nigro said that one of his proudest moments was this past November when the Métis flag was raised at the School Board office for Louis Riel Day.

The AGM also included free snacks and refreshments; crafts and other activities for the children; and information about MNO services.

Posted: February 15, 2018.


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