Douglas receives Canadian honor

Outgoing Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas was inducted into the Maple Leaf Foundation's Academy of Distinguished Canadians and Americans this weekend at a ceremony in Boston. He was recognized for his efforts to strengthen and revitalize the historic Vermont-Quebec relationship, as well as his work with state and provincial leaders to promote U.S.-Canada relations.

Douglas was presented the award by Quebec Premier Jean Charest, along with Leonard Gold, president of the New England-Canada Business Council, Christian Brosseau of Hydro-Quebec and Robert Hannum of CGI.

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