James Bezan, Member of Parliament for Selkirk-Interlake, poses with guests and costumed interpreters in a York boat at Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site. The three York boats were built as one of a series of projects aimed at celebrating Métis history and culture. Left to right: Historical interpreter, Lawrie Barkwell (Louis Riel Institute), Sharon Conway (Louis Riel Institute), James Bezan, Marilyn Peckett (Parks Canada), Tom Kynman (Parks Canada) and a historical interpreter. (Government of Canada/Handout)
The Government of Canada has launched three boats at a Manitoba historical site.
MPs James Bezan and Leona Aglukkaq launched three York boats at the Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site, including two which are certified for carrying passengers.