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Trudeau government to recognize Indigenous rights as basis for all government relations with Indigenous Peoples

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MMF hosts emergency meeting of Métis Fishers

Winnipeg, MB (Feb 13, 2018) – Manitoba Metis Federation President David Chartrand brings together Métis fishers and other principals to find solutions and shape the future of the troubled fisheries industry. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Statement on Indigenous Child and Family Services Reform

January 26, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – The Métis Nation is encouraged by the outcome of today’s emergency meeting on Indigenous Child and Family Services Reform in Ottawa involving federal, provincial and territorial ministers and the leadership of the Métis Nation, First Nations and Inuit. Continue reading

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La Loche marks the second anniversary of the tragic shootings in the community

On January 22, 2018, La Loche marks the second anniversary of the tragic shootings in the community. Continue reading

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Canada and Métis Nation Launch Joint Table on Clean Growth and Climate Change

Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna and MNC President Chartier met with federal officials and member of the Métis Nation environment committee in Ottawa today to develop a joint work plan for tackling climate change. Continue reading

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Métis Nation General Assembly Prepares for Budget 2018

A special sitting of the MNC General Assembly in Ottawa concluded today with delegates focused on the upcoming federal budget and the relationship with the Trudeau government. Continue reading

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President Chartier Defines Key Elements of new Canada-Métis Nation Relationship at Policy Conference in Ottawa

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Métis Nation and Finance Minister Morneau Hold Pre-Budget Consultations

(November 21, 2017) President Chartier and Vice-President David Chartrand met with the federal finance Minister in Ottawa today to look at Métis Nation priorities for the upcoming federal budget. Continue reading

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Métis Nation rights recognition seen as foundation for inclusive economic growth

Métis Nation leaders and legal experts examine economic reconciliation at Public Policy Forum in Winnipeg on November 8, 2017. Continue reading

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Métis Nation and Federal-Provincial Ministers Focus on Economic Inclusion

Vancouver, BC, October 13: Following up on the Métis Nation’s meeting with First Ministers on the economy ten days ago, President Chartier spoke with federal and provincial innovation and economic development ministers in Vancouver today. Continue reading

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