Member of Parliament Thunder Bay—Rainy River
For Immediate Release
Rusnak hosts event for winners of the ‘Thunder Bay—Rainy River through Your Lens’ photo competition
October 13, 2017 – Thunder Bay, ON
On October 12 Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, hosted an event at his Thunder Bay constituency office to recognize the winners of the ‘Thunder Bay—Rainy River through Your Lens’ photo competition.
As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, MP Rusnak put a call out for community members back in February to submit photos of the riding to be compiled into a calendar that will be distributed across Thunder Bay—Rainy River. 13 winners were selected from dozens of submissions. First place winner, Greg McDougall, will also have his photo featured on the cover of MP Rusnak’s annual Christmas card to be distributed across the riding and to MPs and Senators in Ottawa.
In addition to having their photos appear in the calendar, each winner received a special Canada 150 pin out of copper from the roof of the Parliament Buildings. A very small number of these pins have been crafted and distributed through MP offices across the country, making them a unique commemorative item.
The winners of the photo competition are: Greg McDougall, Kate Gialiotti, Genevieve Lester, Shae Dauphinee, Donna Price, Trisha Erin Wilson, Md Nur Hossain, Jakub Sisak, Christine Johnston, Cole Jewett, Chad Kirvan, Natalie Corinthe and Stephen Hui.
“We received many outstanding photos from across the riding and were extremely impressed with how much talent we saw. It was difficult to select just 13 photos for the contest, since there is so much beauty in our riding to capture. I look forward to seeing the completed 2018 calendar and Christmas”
- Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River