GEORGINA JOLIBOIS’ STATEMENT IN THE HOUSE ON THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF RURAL MUNICIPALITY AND VILLAGE OF CANWOOD

MP Georgina Jolibois (Desnethé—Missinippi—Churchill River) made the following statement in the House of Commons today:

“From July 29th to the 31st , 2016, the rural municipality and village of Canwood in my riding celebrated its 100th anniversary. The three day celebration was a blend of narrations, exhibition of rarely seen photographs, music, multicultural dances, historic and comedic skills.‎ Residents, past and present, from across Saskatchewan, gathered to celebrate this once in a lifetime event.

I had the pleasure to join the festivities in Canwood as the community inaugurated their centennial monument. Ideas and design for the monument came from local people. The commissioned metal artist for the monument was Doug Reimer from Carrot River Saskatchewan. Working with Doug was his wife Carmen, his brother Steve and Steve's wife, Jen. Senior President Doris and Hilda gave me a tour of the local museum.

Congratulations to all the volunteers and organizing committee on the success of the festivities.

‎I wish Canwood another one hundred strong, and many more!”

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