Happy Louis Riel Day!

So Manitoba has a long weekend in February, still relatively new, called Louis Riel Day, named for the only Father of Confederation hanged for treason.

It’s a provincial holiday, not a federal one, which means the mail still comes. Which means that today, I got a package of chocolate chip cookies from my sister in Alberta.

Woo hoo, happy Louis Riel Day to me!

(If you’re interested in Louis Riel, this graphic novel is a pretty solid introduction.)

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