Toronto Honours Métis People on Louis Riel Day Nov.16, 2012 at 9 AM

Louis Riel Day Celebration

19th Annual Louis Riel Day

Friday, November 16, 2012

9 A.M.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Members Lounge, Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen St. W.

  • Today marks a significant occasion of observance across the Métis Nation, with Louis Riel Day ceremonies held throughout Canada
  • The City of Toronto honours the contributions of Métis leader Louis Riel and the Métis people to the development of Canada
  • Councillor Michael Layton (Ward 19 Trinity-Spadina), Chair of the Aboriginal Affairs Committee, will bring greetings and read the proclamation on behalf of Mayor Rob Ford and City Council
  • Other speakers include:
    • Senator Alis Kennedy, Métis Nation of Ontario
    • France Picotte, Chair of the Métis Nation of Ontario
    • Youth representative Christine Skura
  • There will also be a performance by Métis youth singer Rebecca Cuddy
  • The event will finish with the annual flag-raising ceremony on the podium roof at City Hall

Please click here for more info about Louis Riel Day.

City of Toronto Contact Info

Phone within Toronto city limits: 311

Phone outside city limits: 416-392-CITY (2489)
(can be used within Toronto if you can’t reach 311)

TTY customers: 416-338-0TTY (0889)
Fax: 416-338-0685

If your matter is urgent, please call them. They are open 24/7.

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