Submitted by: Joseph Paquette, MNO Veterans’ Council President

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(L-R) Joseph Paquette (MNO Veterans’ Council President),
Her Honour Elizabeth Dowdeswell, O.C., O.Ont. (Lieutenant
Governor of Ontario), Dr. Alis Kennedy, O.Ont., C.D.,
O.M.C. (MNO Veterans’ Council Senator), and Guy
Mandeville, C.D. (MNO Veterans’ Council Chair). Click here
to view a larger version of the picture.

On October 5, 2016, the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Veterans’ Council met with the Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, O.C., O.Ont., Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. This special meeting was arranged by Joanne Meyer, MNO Director of Intergovernmental Affairs.

After a brief interview was completed, a copy of the MNO Veterans’ book—Fighting For Canada Before There Was A Canada: Ontario Métis Veterans Pass the Torch was presented to Her Honour in acknowledgement of her support of the book. Her Honour had graciously provided a letter of endorsement, which was published in the MNO veterans’ book in August 2015.

Published on: November 4, 2016