Opinion

No medals for you! Minister takes away pat on the back for 60,000 Canadians

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly has decided that there will be no medal struck to celebrate our 150th year as a nation. But it’s not too late for the minister to reverse course.

Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly, pictured in this file photograph in Ottawa. Sen. Colin Kenny says there should be a medal given to Canadians to celebrate our 150th year as a nation.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, Jan. 23, 2017 12:00 AM

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