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Northern Community Leaders Assert Métis Rights in Ile a la Crosse, Saskatchewan

July 25, 2015. Métis community leaders from NW Saskatchewan, NE Alberta and the Métis Settlements of Alberta gathered near Ile a la Crosse to discuss a cooperative approach to Métis rights and economic development while taking in the scenic beauty and rich culture of this part of the Métis homeland in northwestern Saskatchewan. Continue reading

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Back to Batoche 2015 – Celebrating Métis Culture and Heritage!

The largest Métis festival in North America is in full swing in Batoche from July 16-19. Continue reading

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Premiers and NAO Leaders Meet in Labrador

The annual meeting of Premiers and National Aboriginal Leaders concluded in Goose Bay-Happy Valley Labrador with a commitment to continue cooperation on combating violence against women and to further work on Métis specific issues. Continue reading

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MEDSIII Retrospect

Métis rights recognition and management is surfacing as a central issue in advancing economic development for the Métis. Continue reading

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National Aboriginal Day

June 19, 2015 Ottawa, ON: National Aboriginal Day Ceremony once again held at the National Aboriginal Veterans Monument in Confederation Park to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse culture, and to recognize the contributions of Métis, First Nation and Inuit peoples. Continue reading

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RCMP Releases Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: 2015 Update to the National Operational Overview

Ottawa, June 19, 2015 – The Royal Canadian Mounted Police released an Update to the 2014 Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women: A National Operational Overview report. Continue reading

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President Chartier Meets Taiwan Indigenous Delegation

June 17, 2015 Ottawa, ON: A delegation from the Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP) of Taiwan came to Canada to learn about Indigenous people’s rights in Canada. Continue reading

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OPEN LETTER TO TRUTH AND RECONCILIATION COMMISSION CHIEF COMMISSIONER MURRAY SINCLAIR

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Métis Nation and Federal Employment Minister talk jobs

MNC President Clément Chartier and Vice-President David Chartrand had productive talks with the Minister of Employment and Social Development (ESDC) Pierre Poilievre in Ottawa today, focused on means of strengthening Métis labour force development.
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MNC General Assembly Endorses Engagement with Ministerial Special Representative on Métis Reconciliation

The MNC General Assembly concluded its first day with a consensus of delegates from across the Métis homeland to work with MSR on clarifying Métis rights under section 35 of the Constitution Act 1982. Continue reading

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