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A Métis Patriot’s Long Journey Home

In advance of the 100th anniversary of the First World War and the Battle of Vimy Ridge on April 9, 2017, a Métis Nation delegation in France visits Juno Beach where Lennard Morin of Cumberland House, Saskatchewan, finds the grave of his uncle who died days after the D-Day landing in Normandy on June 6, 1944. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Assembly Defines Nation-to-Nation Relationship

March 19, 2017: The governments of the Métis Nation concluded three days of policy and planning discussions at an economic development forum and a special sitting of the General Assembly in Vancouver. Continue reading

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Métis Nation and Minister of Health Philpott Discuss Métis Health Issues

March 8, MNC Health Minister Clara Morin Dal Col, joined by President Chartier, met with federal Health Minister Jane Philpott in Ottawa today to discuss a number of Métis Nation health priorities in advance of the Métis Nation-Crown Summit with the Prime Minister in the weeks ahead. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Rights Addressed by UN Body During Visit to Ottawa

On March 3, 2017, MNC President Chartier briefed members of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at a meeting today in the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau, Quebec. Continue reading

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MNS Election Set for May 27, 2017

February 18, 2017 Saskatoon, SK: Hundreds of Métis leaders and Métis citizens from across Saskatchewan gathered in Saskatoon. Continue reading

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Crown-Métis Nation Summit Postponed Due to Quebec City Tragedy

The Crown-Métis Nation Summit scheduled for January 30, 2017 has been postponed due to the tragic shootings in Quebec City. The Summit is being rescheduled and is expected to be held soon. Continue reading

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Crown – Métis Nation Summit is postponed due to the tragedy in Quebec City

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Crown – Métis Nation Summit to Take Place on Monday January 30, 2017

On Monday, January 30th, 2017, the leaders of the Métis Nation will be meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau and his Ministers for the first Crown–Métis Nation Summit between these Confederation Partners. The meeting will be held 10 am to 12 … Continue reading

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PM and Indigenous leaders Meet to Advance reconciliation

December 15, 2016 Ottawa, ON: Prime Minister Trudeau met with Métis National Council Vice-President David Chartrand , Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde, and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami President Natan Obed today in Ottawa to set in place “Kelowna-like” distinctions-based reconciliation talks for the Métis Nation, First Nations and the Inuit. Continue reading

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Canada and Métis Nation Join Forces to Support Clean Growth and Combat Climate Change

December 9, 2016 Ottawa, ON: In keeping with their nation-to-nation relationship, Canada and the Métis Nation have arrived at an agreed upon mechanism to address climate change at a meeting of First Ministers and the three National Indigenous leaders today in Ottawa. Continue reading

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