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Clément Chartier re-elected to 5th Term as President of Métis National Council

Faced with a spirited challenge from Métis Nation of Alberta Regional Director Bev New, Chartier gets mandate to head Métis Nation into talks with Trudeau Government under recently signed Canada-Métis Nation Accord. Continue reading

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Canada and Indigenous Leaders Celebrate 10th anniversary of UNDRIP at the UN

On April 25, Métis Nation President Chartier joined National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapirtiit Kanatami President Natan Obed and Minister of Indigenous Affairs Carolyn Bennett at the 16th Session of the UN Permanent Forum … Continue reading

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Prime Minister and Métis Nation leaders Sign Accord at Summit in Ottawa

April 13, 2017 Prime Minister Trudeau, Métis Nation President Chartier, and the Presidents of the MNC Governing Members signed the Canada-Métis Nation Accord during the first Métis Nation-Crown Summit in Ottawa. Continue reading

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Métis Nation – Crown Summit to Take Place on Thursday April 13, 2017

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To Vimy, Juno Beach and Back

President Chartrand of the Manitoba Metis Federation, also the Métis National Council’s Minister of Veterans Affairs, reflects on his travels to Vimy Ridge and Juno Beach as part of the delegation led by Prime Minister Trudeau. Continue reading

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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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