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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
|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.
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