Métis man with special connection to Vimy Ridge battle will see history up close

Brittany Hobson
APTN National News
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge.

This history of that first world war battle runs deep for on Métis man from Manitoba.

He’s now going to get to see that history up close and personal.

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Reporter / Winnipeg

Brittany joined the APTN news team in October 2016. She is Ojibway and a member of the Long Plain First Nation in Manitoba. Before coming to APTN, she graduated with a joint degree in communications from the University of Winnipeg and Red River College.


1 thought on “Métis man with special connection to Vimy Ridge battle will see history up close

  1. There was a very handsome man who came to bid her goodbye at the residential school and that was her dad. Starting out earning a monthly wage of $15, Norwest quickly established himself as a skilled sniper while fighting in France with Calgary’s h Battalion.

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