Murray Sinclair honoured with Order of Canada at Rideau Hall ceremony – APTN News

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Murray Sinclair honoured with Order of Canada at Rideau Hall ceremony – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 202284 Views

May 27, 2022

Murray Sinclair received the Order of Canada Thursday for dedicating his life to championing Indigenous Peoples’ rights and freedoms.

Sinclair held his wife’s hand as the award was announced in Rideau Hall, and was met with a standing ovation as he rose to receive it.

Gov. Gen. Mary Simon presented Sinclair with the award at the ceremony, which was held several months after it was announced he would receive the honour.

By accepting the award, Sinclair wanted to show the country that working on Indigenous issues calls for national attention and participation, he said in an interview.

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