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Federal Budget 2019 Funds Métis Nation Priorities

Recognizes great contributions of Métis veterans and moves Métis Nation ahead in post-secondary education, economic development and Michif language. Continue reading

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Métis Nation grieves the death of Micah John Messent, a rising young Métis leader with a passion for the environment who perished in flight on route to Nairobi

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Métis Nation Announces Engagement Sessions for Métis Sixties Scoop Survivors

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The Government of Canada and the Métis Nation sign historic Early Learning and Child Care Accord

l-r: President Glen McCallum(MN-S), President Audrey Poitras(MNA), President Margaret Froh(MNO), President Clara Morin Dal Col(MNBC), MP Chandra Arya (Ottawa Nepean), President David Chartrand(MMF) March 6, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social … Continue reading

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Government of Canada and the Métis National Council to Sign historic Early Learning and Child Care Accord

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An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Children, Youth and Families introduced in Parliament

February 28, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) Today the Government of Canada, the Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, Métis National Council, and other Indigenous leaders joined in a celebration in Ottawa to mark the introduction of Bill C-92 in Parliament. … Continue reading

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A Statement by President Clément Chartier of the Métis National Council

How has the SNC-Lavalin Affair affected the Relationship of the Métis Nation with the Trudeau government? Continue reading

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President Chartier meets with House of Commons Heritage Committee to support Indigenous languages bill

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Métis Nation Conference on Traditional Knowledge

The Métis National Council hosted a two-day symposium in Vancouver from February 20-21, 2019, on Métis Nation Knowledge Systems, Traditional Knowledge and the role of Indigenous knowledge in protecting the environment. Over 100 Métis representatives and guests gathered at the … Continue reading

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Métis Nation Supports Indigenous Languages Act

February 5, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – The Métis Nation welcomes the legislation introduced today in the House of Commons and the effect it will have on the protection and promotion of the Michif language, the national language of the Métis people and Nation. Continue reading

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