I wish to thank Minister Aglukkaq, Minister of Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, for her work in the designation of Saint-Eustache Church as a national historic site of Canada. I am happy to have made this announcement this morning, on behalf of the Minister. Please read the news release here, and the backgrounder note on the Church here.
Appear in pictures, from left to right: Mr. Raymond Tessier, Deputy Mayor for Saint-Eustache, Mr. Daniel Beaudin, Program Manager, Parks Canada, Mrs. Nicole Carignan-Lefebvre, City Councillor, Mrs. Monique Paquette, Chair of the Fondation de sauvegarde de l’église Saint-Eustache, the Honourable Claude Carignan, Senator and Leader of the Government in the Senate, representing the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, Mr. Guy Bélisle, Notary, co-founder of the Fondation de sauvegarde de l’église Saint-Eustache, Mrs. Nycole Pepper, Chair and Coordinator of the Parish Corporation, Mrs. Francine Dumoulin, Church Warden, Mrs. Vicki Onufriu, Chair of the Société d’histoire régionale de Deux-Montagnes, Mrs. Laurin Liu, Member of Parliament for Rivière des Mille-Îles, and Mrs. Marcelle Dupuis, Vice-President of the Fondation.