Media advisory - Daniels decision to be released by the Supreme Court of Canada on thursday April 14th

OTTAWA, April 13, 2016 /CNW/ - Government Leaders and Delegates of the Metis Nation from across the Metis Nation Homeland will be marching to the Supreme Court of Canada at 9 am on April 14th to receive the Court's decision on the Daniels Case.

The decision of the Supreme Court will have significant implications for the 400,000 Metis Nation Citizens represented by the Metis National Council and its Governing Members.

The Media is invited to participate and will have opportunity to speak to the Leaders of the Metis Nation from the provinces of Ontario (Chair France Picotte), Manitoba (President David Chartrand), Saskatchewan (Vice President Gerald Morin), Alberta (President Audrey Poitras) and British Columbia (President Bruce Dumont).

The march begins at 9 am from the Delta Hotel on 101 Lyon Street N and will proceed to the Supreme Court of Canada at 301 Wellington Street.

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.

 

SOURCE Métis National Council

For further information: For all media requests or for more information, please contact: Ke Ning, Métis National Council, c: (613) 297-5193, e: ken@metisnation.ca; Jonathan Hamel, Manitoba Metis Federation, c: (204) 806-4752, e: Jonathan.Hamel@mmf.mb.ca

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