Submitted by: Glen Lipinski, MNO Community Relations Coordinator

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MNO Niagara Region Métis Council Louis Riel Day flag raising
ceremony at St. Catharines City Hall. (Left to right): MP Rick Dykstra;
MNO Community Relations Coordinator Glen Lipinski; Council
Woman’s Rep Barbaranne Wright; Council President Derrick Pont;
Mayor of St. Catharines Brian McMullen; Council Senator Garry
Laframoise; Fritz Steele; MPP Jim Bradley; and Harry Wright.

The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Niagara Region Métis Council held a beautiful flag raising ceremony in honour of Louis Riel Day at St. Catharines City Hall on November 15.

This was the Council’s fifth year raising the Métis flag in honour of Louis Riel Day in St. Catharines. Among MNO council members and staff were St. Catharines Mayor Brian McMullen, Member of Parliament Rick Dykstra and Member of Provincial Parliament Jim Bradley.