Riel formally recognized as first Premier

"'In order for us to move forward in a good way, we also have to acknowledge our history,' Kinew said at the unveiling, the first of a two-part celebration to commemorate the late leader’s new title. 'It was important for our government for the first bill we pass was the Louis Riel bill... As we go further into the future each day we’re getting closer to realizing Riel’s vision.'"

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