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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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Métis National Council Meets First Ministers on Climate Change

March 2, 2016 Vancouver, BC: MNC President Clément Chartier, AFN National Chief, Perry Bellegarde, and ITK Leader, Natan Obed, joined the Prime Minister and Premiers today to discuss the involvement of the Indigenous peoples in developing Canada’s Climate Change and Clean Growth Strategy. Continue reading

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2nd National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Feb 25, 2016 Winnipeg, MB: The Métis National Council attended the second National MMIWG Roundtable in Winnipeg. Continue reading

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Métis National Council Supports Prime Minister’s Nation-to-Nation Approach to First Ministers’ Talks with Indigenous Peoples

February 24, 2016 Ottawa, ON: The Métis National Council (MNC), as the national representative of one of the three constitutionally recognized Aboriginal peoples in Canada, strongly supports the decision of the Prime Minister… Continue reading

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