The Glengarry News - - News - RAY­MOND LEGAULT PHOTO

Glen­garry-Prescott-Rus­sell MPP Grant Crack is con­grat­u­lated by François Bazinet, pres­i­dent of Le Con­seil sco­laire de district catholique de l’est on­tarien, af­ter he was awarded the Fran­cophile award at L’Or­dre de la francophon­ie de Prescott et Rus­sell Satur­day in Em­brun. In ad­di­tion to the prize, Mr. Crack re­ceived this paint­ing, Éclate­ment, by Em­brun artist Désirée Per­ras. Mr. Crack was rec­og­nized as be­ing a strong be­liever in bilin­gual­ism who also pro­motes the fran­coOn­tar­ian cul­ture. He in­tro­duced a mo­tion at Queen’s Park to adopt “Notre Place’” as the of­fi­cial an­them of On­tario’s fran­co­phones.

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