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Happy Louis Riel Day 2010 .. that’s what it should be called everywhere in Canada, coast to coast to coast

Feb 15th, 2010 | By | Category: In Brief

GANATSEKWYAGON, ONTARIO. MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2010. Today — the third Monday in February — is a statutory holiday in five Canadian provinces. It’s called Family Day in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario; Islanders Day in Prince Edward Island; and Louis Riel Day in Manitoba. Louis Riel, in case you’ve forgotten, was a Canadian  Métis (ie mixed […]