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Canada and Manitoba Metis Federation sign MOU following historic Supreme Court land ruling

On May 27, 2016, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Carolyn Bennett signed a memorandum of understanding with MMF President David Chartrand in Winnipeg, MB. Continue reading

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Canada to Fully adopt and implement U.N. Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

May 10, 2016 New York: Minister of Indigenous Affairs Carolyn Bennett electrified the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York City today by announcing Canada’s full support for the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). Continue reading

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Justice Minister Wilson-Raybould Delivers Powerful Statement on Indigenous Rights to the United Nations

Minister Bennett expected to follow up tomorrow with full endorsement of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Continue reading

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A Summary of Daniels v. Canada at the Supreme Court of Canada

A look into the Daniels case and its impact on citizens of the Métis Nation including an overview of the case and a response to frequently asked questions. Continue reading

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Supreme Court of Canada Affirms Canada has a Constitutional and Jurisdictional Responsibility to deal with the Métis Nation

April 14, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – In a landmark ruling this morning, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recognized and affirmed that the federal government’s duties and responsibilities apply to all three of Canada’s Indigenous Peoples including the Métis. In … Continue reading

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MEDIA ADVISORY

Government Leaders and Delegates of the Metis Nation from across the Metis Nation Homeland will be marching to the Supreme Court of Canada at 9 am on April 14th to receive the Court’s decision on the Daniels Case. Continue reading

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DANIELS DECISION TO BE RELEASED BY THE SUPREME COURT OF CANADA ON THURSDAY APRIL 14TH

April 13, 2016 (Ottawa, ON): The decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in the historic Daniels case will be released tomorrow at 9:45 am. Métis National Council (MNC) President Clément Chartier QC and members of the Board of Governors … Continue reading

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Métis Nation Policy Forum Explores New Nation-to-Nation Relationship with Canada

The MNC and Governing Members came together in Vancouver to examine means of developing the nation-to-nation relationship between the Métis Nation and Canada being embraced by the Trudeau government. Continue reading

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Some Gains, Need for Clarity in Wake of Liberal Budget

Among commitments fulfilled is federal investment of $25 million over five years for a Métis Nation Economic Development Strategy. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Priorities for Upcoming Federal Budget

Métis National Council Vice-President and Minister of Finance David Chartrand appeared on the Business News Network to set out Métis Nation priorities for the upcoming federal budget. Continue reading

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