Submitted by: Joseph Paquette, President of the MNO Veterans’ Council

Veteran Derek Anderson
(Left to right) MNO Veterans’ Council Chair Guy Mandeville, CD, Veteran
Derek Anderson, CD, and MNO Veterans’ Council President Joseph Paquette.

On April 5, 2014, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Veterans’ Council presented Veteran Derek Anderson, CD, with the Louis Riel Commemorative Medal and accompanying certificate as well as the Batoche Reconciliation Medal.

Anderson served one tour in Bosnia and two tours in Afghanistan. He was awarded the Canadian Forces Sacrifice Medal for wounds he received while serving in Afghanistan.

Currently living in Thunder Bay with his family, Anderson works with the MNO Thunder Bay Métis Council.

The MNO Veterans’ Council is proud to welcome Veteran Derek Anderson to their ranks.