Metis Nation of Ontario's Oldest Veteran Celebrates his 105th Birthday
Veteran Alexander Boucher celebrated his 105th birthday last Saturday in Britt. What a special day for Alex being the oldest Aboriginal Veteran in Canada. He was presented the Order of the Sash by MNO President Margaret Froh and the Metis commemorative statue (presented by MNOVC Secretary/Treasurer Greg Garratt) of the Aboriginal Monument which is located in Penetanguishene, Ontario.The MNOVC was able to orchestrate to have representatives of the MNOVC attend this very special day. Many gift were presented, including a special quilt from Quilt of Valour by MNOVC Women's Rep Shelly Claus. Also in attend was Brian Black MNOVC Chair and several family members as well as friends.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALEX