Media Advisory – Métis Nation Honours Second World War Veteran in SK

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by ahnationtalk on February 11, 2020116 Views


OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2020 – The Métis Nation Minister of Veterans Affairs David Chartrand will be honouring Métis veteran of the Second World War at a ceremony in Regina, SK. The ceremony will include the presentation of a $20,000 cheque to the veteran under the terms of the $30 million Canada-Métis Nation Métis Veterans Recognition Payment Agreement.

Media are invited to observe the ceremony.

Event:  Legacy Fund Presentation to WWII Métis Veteran Samuel McKay
Date:  Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:   Residence of Samuel McKay – 130 McCarthy Blvd, Regina, SK
Participants/Guests:

  • President David Chartrand, Minister of Veterans
  • WWII Métis veteran Samuel McKay and family members

The MNC represents the Métis Nation in Canada at the national and international levels. The Métis Nation’s homeland includes the 3 Prairie Provinces and extends into the contiguous parts of British Columbia, Ontario, the Northwest Territories and the United States. There are approximately 400,000 Métis Nation citizens in Canada, roughly a quarter of all Aboriginal peoples in the country.

For further information: For all media requests or for more information, please contact: Ke Ning, Email: ken@metisnation.ca, c: 613-297-5193

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