Manitobans mark Louis Riel Day
Published Monday, February 21, 2011 2:22PM CST
Manitobans are celebrating Louis Riel Day across the province on Monday.
Louis Riel Day was first marked in 2008.
Riel was a Métis leader who was a driving force in Manitoba becoming a province.
Special events are slated for Festival du Voyageur, which runs through to Feb. 27.
More information is available online at the link below:
- details on Louis Riel Day holiday hours and closures are available on CTV's website
- for a look at more photos from Festival du Voyageur, please go to CTV's photo gallery