The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs and Métis Nation leaders will sign a co-developed Métis Nation Housing Sub-Accord on July 19, 2018. Through the sub-accord on housing, the design, delivery, and administration of housing services will be administered by the Governing Members of the Métis Nation. It will be funded by a $500 million investment from Budget 2018 over 10 years.
Media are invited to participate at the signing ceremony.
Date: July 19, 2018
Time: 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm (CST)
Location: Delta Bessborough Hotel
Adam Ballroom, Convention Floor
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.