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Sharing the Land, Sharing a Future

The RCAP Forum to be held November 2-4, 2016 at the University of Manitoba. Continue reading

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The Métis Nation and Progressive Trade

September 9, 2016, Toronto, ON – The Métis Nation participated in a Progressive Trade conference with Trade Minister Freeland and INAC Minister Bennett in Toronto to help launch a new chapter on federal-Indigenous relations on international trade and investment initiatives. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Works on Clean Growth and Climate Change Strategy

MNC President and Environment Minister Chartier met with Governing Member environment committee members in Edmonton on August 4, 2016, to review and advance the work of the Métis Nation toward shaping Canada’s framework on clean growth and climate change further to the Paris Agreement. Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Youth Council

Prime Minister Trudeau is seeking applications for a new youth advisory council. Thirty youth, aged 16-24, from diverse communities across Canada, will be selected as members of the Prime Minister’s Youth Council. Continue reading

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Métis Nation Welcomes Report of Ministerial Special Representative on Canada-Métis Nation Reconciliation

July 21, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – President Clément Chartier of the Métis National Council welcomes the release today of “A Matter of National and Constitutional Import”, the report of Ministerial Special Representative (MSR) Tom Isaac on reconciliation of Métis constitutional rights. Continue reading

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National Indigenous Leaders meet with Premiers in Whitehorse

Whitehorse, YK July 20, 2016: Today the national representatives of Indigenous governments and organizations met with the provincial and territorial Premiers in their traditional annual meeting. Continue reading

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The Engraved Métis Veterans Memorial Monument Unveiled in Batoche

Batoche, SK: The engraved Métis Veterans Memorial Monument Unveiled at the Back to Batoche Festival grounds on Saturday July 16, 2016. Continue reading

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Seven Oaks Two Centuries After

June 19, 2016 Winnipeg, MB – The bicentennial celebration of the Métis Nation’s Victory at Frog Plain, otherwise known as the Battle of Seven Oaks, was held today in Winnipeg.
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The Daniels Conference

The Daniels Decision at the Supreme Court of Canada: Recognition of Métis and Non-status Aboriginal Peoples will be held at the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa on June 23-24, 2016. Continue reading

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Métis Nation on The Road to Reconciliation

June 18, 2016 Winnipeg, MB – The Métis National Council concluded its Constitution Convention and General Assembly in Winnipeg today in advance of the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Seven Oaks on June 19. Continue reading

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