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Rookie Liberal MP Ouellette walking, skiing 1,000 kilometres from Saskatchewan to Manitoba to send message of ‘greater unity’

By Abbas Rana      

Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette is carrying a message of unity and hope to indigenous communities.

Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette started his march from Saskatchewan to Manitoba last week. He's walking, skiing in this 1,000 kilometres trek from North Battleford, Sask. to Winnipeg, Man.
Photograph courtesy of Robert-Falcon Ouellette

Rookie Manitoba indigenous Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette is trekking 1,000 kilometres from Saskatchewan to Manitoba to meet with 41 indigenous communities along the way in order to send a message of hope, cooperation, and "greater unity" for First Nations people. Mr. Ouellette, 40, a Navy reservist and a member of the Red Pheasant Cree First Nation, began his march on Jan. 18 in his native community of Red Pheasant, Sask. He said he's hoping to arrive in Winnipeg in about two weeks.

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