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MNC Response to CIHR Commitments

November 8, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – Métis National Council welcomes the commitments made by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) announced by President Alain Beaudet on November 4, 2016. Continue reading

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Métis Nation in Health Accord Talks

Federal and provincial health ministers met with representatives of the MNC, AFN and ITK in Toronto on October 18, 2016 to discuss their respective priorities in advance of federal-provincial talks on a new national health accord. Continue reading

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Métis Nation and Minister Mihychuk Explore ASETS Renewal

October 27, 2016 The committee responsible for coordinating the Métis Nation’s ASETS (Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy) program met with the federal Minister of Employment, Workforce, and Labour, the Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk, in Ottawa today to discuss the future of one of the most important and successful tools for advancing the social and economic development of Métis people. Continue reading

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HABITAT III Summit

HABITAT III, a United Nations Conference held in Ecuador on October 17-20, 2016. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Meets Climate Change Challenge

At a special General Assembly of the Métis National Council in Vancouver from October 13 to 15, 2016, delegates took up the challenges and opportunities of climate change and the clean growth economy. Continue reading

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Sharing the Land, Sharing a Future

The RCAP Forum to be held November 2-4, 2016 at the University of Manitoba. Continue reading

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The Métis Nation and Progressive Trade

September 9, 2016, Toronto, ON – The Métis Nation participated in a Progressive Trade conference with Trade Minister Freeland and INAC Minister Bennett in Toronto to help launch a new chapter on federal-Indigenous relations on international trade and investment initiatives. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Works on Clean Growth and Climate Change Strategy

MNC President and Environment Minister Chartier met with Governing Member environment committee members in Edmonton on August 4, 2016, to review and advance the work of the Métis Nation toward shaping Canada’s framework on clean growth and climate change further to the Paris Agreement. Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Youth Council

Prime Minister Trudeau is seeking applications for a new youth advisory council. Thirty youth, aged 16-24, from diverse communities across Canada, will be selected as members of the Prime Minister’s Youth Council. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Welcomes Report of Ministerial Special Representative on Canada-Métis Nation Reconciliation

July 21, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – President Clément Chartier of the Métis National Council welcomes the release today of “A Matter of National and Constitutional Import”, the report of Ministerial Special Representative (MSR) Tom Isaac on reconciliation of Métis constitutional rights. Continue reading

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