Jean-Claude Carriere Receives Queens Medal
January 20th, 2013 - 1:26pm
Charlie Angus has given the Diamond Jubilee medal to Jean-Claude Carriere, a longtime leader in the francophone community. Angus presented the medal at the annual Brunch des Organismes Francophone in New Liskeard on Sunday January 20.
Carriere has been a leader in regional Francophone cultural organizations for years. Angus praised his work with the regional organization ACFO ( (Association canadienne-française de l'Ontario).
"Jean-Claude has been a tireless worker to improve the vitality of cultural life for the Franco-Ontarian population of Timiskaming. His service to the community has enriched all the people of our area -- Francophone and Anglophone."
Carriere is one of 30 people chosen by Angus to receive the Queens Jubilee Medal.