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Métis Nation delegates participate in National Roundtable on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

Indigenous families and leaders, premiers, provincial and territorial representatives and Ministers from the Government of Canada met today in Ottawa on needed action to prevent and address violence against Indigenous women and girls. Continue reading

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Remembering a Much Beloved Métis Veteran

World War II Métis Veteran Private Robert Bruce passed away at age 93 in Winnipeg on February 18, 2015. Continue reading

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National Roundtable on Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls

Indigenous Families and leaders, and federal, provincial and territorial Ministers will participate in a working meeting in Ottawa Friday February 27, 2015. Continue reading

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Métis hopeful fishing trip will end with court victory

Métis fishermen caught 32 fish without a license that were confiscated along with their nets by Alberta conservation officers on Gregoire Lake in northeastern Alberta on February 7, 2015. Continue reading

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Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature Call for Submissions

The Burt Award for First Nations, Métis and Inuit Literature is now open for submissions! Eligible manuscripts and books published between 15 February 2013 and 14 February 2015must be submitted by publishers no later than 15 February 2015. Established by CODE in … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings

With snow starting to fall and another year coming to an end, the time to spread Christmas cheer is finally upon us! We wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! May the timeless message of Christmas fill your heart and home with joy today and throughout the coming year. Continue reading

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MNC President and Minister Valcourt Pursue Métis Nation Protocol Agenda

President Clément Chartier and the Hon. Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC), met in Ottawa today to pursue a number of key priorities under the Protocol, in particular the planning of the third Métis Economic Development Symposium and the development of a long term Métis economic development strategy. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Meeting Labour Market Needs of Canadian Economy

Findings from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey released today show encouraging progress on Métis employment but also significant gaps with the general population that remain to be filled. Continue reading

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Supreme Court of Canada grants leave to appeal in Daniels

The Métis National Council welcomes the opportunity to have the Supreme Court of Canada make a final determination on the issue as to whether the Métis fall within s.91(24) of the Constitution Act 1867. Continue reading

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MMF AGA Returns to Heart of Métis Homeland in Winnipeg

The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) returned to the heart of the homeland with its 46th Annual General Assembly (AGA) in the City of Winnipeg at the Assiniboia Downs on November 15th and 16th. The theme of the AGA was “Reclaiming Our Inheritance: Our Journey Home”. Continue reading

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