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Manitoba Metis Federation to Make Special Announcement at Annual Louis Riel Commemoration

November 15, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY

Manitoba Metis Federation to Make Special Announcement at Annual Louis Riel Commemoration

The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) will host its annual graveside commemoration for Métis Visionary Leader and Father of Confederation, Louis Riel, on Wednesday, November 16th – the 131st anniversary of his judicial murder.

At this year’s commemoration, MMF President David Chartrand, Mr. Dan Vandal – Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface-Saint Vital, and Métis National Council President Clement Chartier are excited to share with Manitoba’s Métis a special announcement regarding the MMF Land Claim. Media are invited to join the MMF for this announcement and Commemoration of Louis Riel’s Life and Legacy.

Event Details

WHO:            President David Chartrand, Manitoba Metis Federation

                       Mr. Dan Vandal, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface-Saint Vital

                       President Clément Chartier, Metis National Council

                       Attendees also include other notable dignitaries and invited guests

 

WHAT:          Commemoration of Louis Riel’s life and legacy

       Special Announcement on the MMF Land Claim

 

WHEN:          Wednesday, Nov. 16th, 2016

                        10:00 AM

 

WHERE:        Saint-Boniface Cathédral Cemetery

                        190, avenue de la Cathédrale, Winnipeg

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For additional information, please contact:

Jonathan Hamel

Director of Communications

Manitoba Metis Federation

Cell:                       (204) 806-4752

Email:                    jonathan.hamel@mmf.mb.ca


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