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Advancing Métis land claims emerge as major issue at MNO Annual General Assembly

August 25, 2015 (Midland, ON) – Establishing a federal land claims process for the Métis Nation emerged as a major issue at the 22nd Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Annual General Assembly (AGA) in Midland. Continue reading

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Parties Questioned on Métis Nation Issues

MNC President Clément Chartier has written to the presidents of the federal political parties with a series of questions on Métis Nation issues that the MNC wants the parties to address during the election campaign. Party responses will be featured in upcoming issues. Continue reading

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Federal Election 2015 and the Métis Nation

The MNC begins a series on the upcoming federal election starting with the use of Métis citizenship cards for voter ID purposes. During the fall campaign, the responses of the federal political parties to a series of questions on their platforms as they relate to Métis Nation priorities will also be featured on this website. Continue reading

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President Chartier Attends Métis Nation of Alberta 87th Annual General Assembly

The Métis Nation of Alberta 87th AGA took place August 7-9, 2014 at the Ramada Hotel in Edmonton, Alberta. Continue reading

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Call for Métis Musicians/Composers – MÉTIS NATION ANTHEM

The Métis Nation will be celebrating the 200th Anniversary of the Métis Nation infinity flag on June 19, 2016. The Métis National Council is seeking Métis composers/musicians to develop a Métis Nation Anthem to debut as part of these celebrations. Continue reading

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Update on the Harry Daniels Case

The Supreme Court of Canada is scheduled to hear the historic Daniels v. Canada case on October 8, 2015 in Ottawa. Continue reading

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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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