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Métis Veterans Receive Apology from Canada

Regina, SK, September 10, 2019 – Federal Minister of Veterans Affairs Lawrence MacAuley makes historic announcement in packed room at the Royal Canadian Legion in Regina. Statement of the Minister: “Métis across Canada valiantly participated in military service, and their courage and contributions … Continue reading

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Métis Nation of Ontario Chair: 90% of MNO members do not meet MNC citizenship requirements

France Picotte , Chair of the Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario, speaks in conjunction with the  26th Annual General Assembly of the MNO in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, August 23-25, 2019. At the MNC General Assembly in … Continue reading

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Métis Nation Leadership Continues Commitment to Métis World War ll Veterans

August 17, 2019, Britt, Ontario – Today, Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) President and the Métis Nation’s Minister Responsible for Veterans, David Chartrand continued to fulfill his promise to properly acknowledge the service and sacrifice of Métis Veterans who served in … Continue reading

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Métis Nation Honours Second World War Veterans at Ceremonies in Ontario

The Métis Nation Minister of Veterans Affairs David Chartrand will be honouring two Métis veterans of the Second World War this weekend at ceremonies in Ontario. The ceremonies will include the presentation of a $20,000 cheque to each of the … Continue reading

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Métis Nation Second World War Heroes Honoured at Ceremonies in BC and Saskatchewan

Order of the Métis Nation bestowed on Métis Nation veterans who are among first to receive benefits from the Métis Veterans Recognition Payment Agreement. Continue reading

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Parliament passes Indigenous Languages Act and An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Both bills receive Royal Assent on June 21, 2019 after being developed by the federal government in collaboration with the Métis Nation. Continue reading

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Third Crown-Métis Nation Summit Another Milestone on the Path to Reconciliation

Prime Minister cites Ottawa’s relationship with Metis Nation as a model of what reconciliation can be. Continue reading

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

Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Room 415, Wellington Building at 180 Wellington Street Continue reading

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Paul DeLorme, hero of the Dieppe raid, August 19, 1942, honored by Métis Nation

First recipient of compensation from $30 million fund to commemorate Metis Nation Veterans of Second World War and address past wrongs. Continue reading

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Canada Signs Historic Post-Secondary Education Agreement with Métis Nation

On June 10, 2019, Ottawa, ON: The Minister of Indigenous Services, Seamus O’Regan, and the President of the Métis National Council, Clément Chartier, signed a historic agreement that signals the Government of Canada’s commitment to providing post-secondary education supports for … Continue reading

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