Métis Health Equity Series

Towards Equity in Health: A Métis Perspective

Open Invitation

A Metis-specific conversation on health equity:  What does health equity look like for the Métis Nation?

  • Current Initiatives, Challenges, Gaps, and Opportunities
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • Mental Health Supports
  • Homecare, Long-term Care, and Palliative Care
  • Improvements to the Existing Healthcare System
  • Métis Community Healthcare
  • Data Sovereignty
  • Core Health Capacity

Hosted by the Métis National Council with the Métis Nation Governing Members (Métis Nation British Columbia, Métis Nation of Alberta, Métis Nation - Saskatchewan, and Métis Nation of Ontario).

Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Time: 1:00 - 2:30 PM Eastern

1:00 - 1:05 pm Opening by Moderator, Tai Amy Grauman
1:05 – 1:10 PM Opening Prayer, Elder Norma Spicer
1:10 – 1:15 PM Opening Remarks, President Cassidy Caron
1:15 – 1:30 PM

Métis Nation British Columbia: Jillian Jones, Director, Mental Health & Harm Reduction; and Stephen Thomson, Director, Health Governance

1:30 – 1:45 PM

Métis Nation of Alberta: Reagan Bartel, Director of Health; and Andrea Sandmaier, Vice President Region 2

1:45 – 2:00 PM Métis Nation - Saskatchewan: Tegan Brock, Health Research and Data Manager; Lori Skjeie, Director Mental Health and Addiction; and Tanya Pruden, Director of Health 
2:00 – 2:15 PM Métis Nation of Ontario: Joanne Meyer, Chief Operating Officer
2:15 – 2:25 PM Q&A
2:25 – 2:30 PM Moderator Closing & Closing Prayer

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