WHAT: Bill C-302 will reverse the conviction of Louis Riel and formally recognize his status as an integral historic figure who advanced the rights of Metis peoples in Canada.
WHO: The Bill is sponsored by Pat Martin – Winnipeg Centre
WHERE: Introduced in the House of Commons
WHEN: First Reading on September 29, 2011
LEGISinfo link to Bill C-302: http://www.parl.gc.ca/LegisInfo/BillDetails.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&billId=5133808
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