September 15, 2017 2:58 pm

Town of Oliver honours Chief Clarence Louie

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The town of Oliver, B.C. is honouring Chief Clarence Louie with the Freedom of the Municipality, for his contribution to the development and growth of the community.

“This is the highest honour the municipality can give an individual,” Mayor Ron Hovanes said. “This award comes with recognition and thanks for the tremendous contribution that Chief Louie has made to our community.”

Those who hold the Freedom of the Municipality may vote in Oliver elections no matter where they live.

There have only been three others to receive the Freedom of the Municipality in the history of the town.

The decision to grant the honour must be unanimous among all council members.

Past recipients include Senator Ross Fitzpatrick, George Bowering and Bill Barisoff.

 

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