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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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Métis Flag Rises on Parliament Hill

The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, federal Ministers and MPs joined President Chartier and fellow Métis Nation leaders in the raising of the Métis flag on Parliament Hill at a commemorative ceremony in honour of Louis Riel. Continue reading

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Canada and Manitoba Metis Federation Celebrate Key Milestone on Road to Reconciliation

Signing of historic Framework Agreement sets stage for negotiations Continue reading

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Louis Riel Day

Every November 16th, the Métis Nation gathers in communities across the Homeland to remember our fearless leader, Louis Riel. This day marks the death of this dedicated leader who sacrificed his life in pursuit of recognition and acceptance of our people. For information on events happening across the Homeland please click Below. Continue reading

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A DAY FOR REMEMBERANCE

Ottawa, November 11, 2016 – Today, President Clément Chartier laid a wreath at the national monument in recognition of the many sacrifices made by so many Canadians, including citizens of the Métis Nation. Continue reading

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Métis Nation-Saskatchewan goes to the polls- February 4, 2017

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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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