Recipient - 2017

Ms. Nicole Champagne, former Chief Administrative Officer of the Town of Ste. Anne

Left to Right: Ms Carolyn Duhamel; Mr. Louis Tétrault, AMBM; Ms Nicole Champagne; Mr. Richard Pelletier, Mayor of the Town of Ste. Anne; Mr. Guy Jourdain, Commissionner's Representative, Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages of Canada, Manitoba – Saskatchewan.
Photographer: Renée Beaudry, SFM.

Awards Ceremony – March 20, 2017

Ms. Champagne set herself apart throughout her career as a municipal administrator from 2005 to 2016, by playing a key role in introducing French-language communication tools and official documents to the town of Ste. Anne in order to reach the Francophone population. Not only did she make the planning and delivery of French-language services a priority to meet the needs of the community, she was also committed to creating a bilingual working environment that fostered greater use of French among municipal staff.

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