The State of the Nation address by President Chartier charted the historic advances of the Métis Nation during the year followed by a video presentation capturing the highlights of the work under the Canada-Métis Nation Accord (see video presentation).
Ministers of the Métis Nation reported on the work being undertaken on year 2 priorities of education, economic development, new fiscal relations, health, veterans and Sixties Scoop. Governing Member Presidents then provided updates on negotiations at Section 35 rights tables.
Close by, Métis Nation youth gathered at an important conference to discuss how to best support Métis youth in building strong, meaningful connections to their peers, communities and culture . Métis Youth representatives will also provide input and advice on building a youth policy for the Métis Nation and for Canada.
President Chartier’s address to the members of the Assembly
Minister of Social Development and Minister of Finance and Administration David Chartrand providing the update on the Sixties Scoop, Veterans, and Fiscal relations.
Minister of Health and Minister of Child and Family Services providing the updates on Health and family services
Minister of Education Glen McCallum providing update on Education
MNO President Margaret Froh updates on Section 35
MN-S President Glen McCallum updates on Section 35
MMF President David Chartrand updates on Section 35
MNA President Audrey Poitras updates on Section 35
MNBC President Clara Morin Dal Col updates on Section 35
Women of the Métis Nation President Melanie Omeniho provides updates