The ceremony held at the Ontario Veterans War Memorial at Queen’s
Park in Toronto.Submitted by MNO Veterans’ Council Senator Dr. Alis Kennedy, O.ONT, CD, OMC
For the fifth year in a row, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Veterans’ Council Senator Dr. Alis Kennedy, O.ONT, CD, OMC, had the honour of being invited to the Remembrance Day ceremony at Queen’s Park by the Office of the Premier.
During the ceremony, attendees were able to view a video of Premier Kathleen Wynne’s attendance of Remembrance Day ceremonies in Hong Kong, China. Premier Wynne spoke in a video message and afterward her partner, Jane Rounthwaite, placed a wreath at the memorial on the Premier’s behalf.
Speakers at the ceremony included Honourary Lieutenant General Richard Rohmer, Canada’s most decorated citizen; Michael Coteau, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport; and Brigadier-General Lowell Thomas, commander of the 4th Canadian Division.
Published on: December 2, 2015