The Member of Parliament for Ottawa Nepean, Chandra Arya and Métis Nation leaders will sign a co-developed Canada-Métis Nation Early Learning and Child Care Accord on March 6, 2019. Through the accord, the design, delivery, and administration of early learning and child care services for Métis children will be administered by the Governing Members of the Métis Nation. It will be funded by a $450.7 million federal investment over 10 years.
Media are invited to participate at the signing ceremony.
Date: March 6, 2019
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Westin Hotel Ottawa
Room: Governor General III, Level 4
11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON
For all media requests or for more information, please contact:
Métis National Council
c: (613) 297-5193
The MNC represents the Métis Nation in Canada at the national and international levels. The Métis Nation’s homeland includes the 3 Prairie Provinces and extends into the contiguous parts of British Columbia, Ontario, the Northwest Territories and the United States. There are approximately 400,000 Métis Nation citizens in Canada, roughly a quarter of all Aboriginal peoples in the country.