Linda Lapointe

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Rivière-des-Mille-Îles

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Rivière-des-Mille-Îles

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20 citizens from Rivière-des-Mille-Îles honoured as part of Canada’s 150th anniversary

 

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20 citizens from Rivière-des-Mille-Îles honoured as part of Canada’s 150th anniversary

BOISBRIAND, October 20, 2017 – In a fun and friendly atmosphere and in front of several dignitaries, on October 11, 2017, the Member for Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, Linda Lapointe, awarded honorary pins to outstanding citizens from Rivière-des-Mille-Îles as part of the 150th anniversary of Canada’s confederation.

The Canada 150 awards are divided into four categories of excellence: community engagement, academic, sports and business. The four municipalities in Rivière-des-Mille-Îles proposed recipients for the Canada 150 selection committee.

List of recipients

Cities Categories Names
Rosemère Community award M Fernand Proulx
Rosemère Academic award M René Poirier
Rosemère Academic award M Marcel Renaud
Rosemère Business award M Pierre Maisonneuve
Rosemère Sport award Mrs Miori Héneault
Saint-Eustache Community award Mrs Ginette Bordeleau
Saint-Eustache Business award M Steve Boulanger
Saint-Eustache Sport award M Valère Dubé
Saint-Eustache Academic award Mrs Sylvie Charbonneau
Deux-Montagnes Community award Mrs Norma Larivière
Deux-Montagnes Academic award Mrs Nicole Ménard
Deux-Montagnes Business award M Pierre Laparé
Deux-Montagnes Sport award M Robert Fordham
Boisbriand Community award M Gilles Briand
Boisbriand Academic award M Victor Ulrich
Boisbriand Sport award M Nicolas Nadeau

“In a year full of celebrations, we wanted to recognize the achievements of people in our community. The constituency of Rivière-des-Mille-Îles is filled with extraordinary men and women who have had a remarkable impact on the lives of people around them,” said Ms. Lapointe.

The pin is one-of-a-kind, containing copper from the roof of Parliament in Ottawa, which will close for renovations for the next 10 years.

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Information: Jamee St-Hilaire, Parliamentary Assistant / Press Secretary

Office of the Member for Rivière-des-Mille-Iles in Ottawa

T.: 613-992-7330 | @: linda.lapointe.A1@parl.gc.ca