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Métis Nation – Crown Summit to Take Place on Thursday June 13, 2019

On Thursday, June 13, 2019, the leaders of the Métis Nation will be meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau and his Ministers for the third Métis Nation–Crown Summit between these Confederation Partners.

The meeting will be held 9 am to 12:00 pm at Room 415, Wellington Building at 180 Wellington Street.

Following the meeting, Sub-Accords will be signed on Economic Development, Homelessness and Governance. These will require signatures from Ministers O’Regan, Bennett, Parliamentary Secretary Vaughan (on behalf of Minister Duclos), the President of the Métis National Council and the Presidents of its Governing Members.

The Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor, and Minister of Indigenous Services Seamus O’Regan will be in attendance.

Notes for media:

- Open coverage for opening remarks by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Métis National Council President Clément Chartier
- Media are asked to present themselves outside room 415 no later than 8:45 a.m.
- Media are invited to participate at the signing ceremony following the meeting shortly after 12:00 pm.

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For all media requests or for more information, please contact:

Ke Ning
Métis National Council
c: (613) 297-5193
e: ken@metisnation.ca

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.

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