PRIX DE LA FRANCOPHONIE:
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.