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Prime Minister meets with National Indigenous Leaders and First Ministers

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today met with national Indigenous leaders and hosted a meeting of First Ministers with national Indigenous leaders. Continue reading

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Government of Canada, with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation leaders, announce co-developed legislation will be introduced on Indigenous child and family services in early 2019

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General Assembly acts on Métis Nationalist Agenda

Special Sitting of General Assembly and Recognition of Métis Nation Policy Forum in Winnipeg focus on rights and boundaries of Métis Nation. Continue reading

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Louis Riel Day Celebrated

November 16, 2018 Winnipeg, MB – President Chartier attended the Louis Riel Day commemoration ceremony at Louis Riel’s gravesite in St. Boniface. On November 16, 1885, Riel was executed for leading the Northwest Resistance in defence of Métis rights. Continue reading

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Métis Nation represented at Armistice 100 Mons Belguim

On November, 11, 1918, in Mons Belgium, the guns fell silent marking the end of World War I (1914 to 1918). World War 1, known as the “Great War”, was the bloodiest war in Canadian history where more than 60,000 … Continue reading

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Métis Nation Rights and Corporate-Indigenous Relations in Canada

(November 8, 2018, Fredericton, N.B.) President Chartier addresses the Conference Board of Canada’s Council on Corporate-Aboriginal Relations that works to create equitable, constructive, and collaborative corporate-Aboriginal relations. Continue reading

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President Chartier receives RCGS Gold Medal

On November 1, President Chartier was awarded The Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s Gold Medal, the Society’s highest honour. Continue reading

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Joint Cabinet Summit Successful Step in Defending Métis Nation Future

Regina, SK – Duly elected cabinet members from the two Métis Nation Governments – Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and the Métis Nation–Saskatchewan (MN-S) – held a Joint Cabinet Summit over two days in Regina October 27-28, 2018. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Leaders and Federal Ministers Push Ahead on Priorities under the Canada-Métis Nation Accord

(October 25, 2018) Third Ministerial-level meeting in Ottawa continues collaborative work envisaged by June’s Crown-Métis Nation Summit with Prime Minister. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Sixties Scoop Survivors Seek Justice

Winnipeg symposium builds foundation for reconciliation with Canada for those seized from their families as children from the 1950s to 1990s Continue reading

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