Media advisory - Community meeting on Métis Rights issues

FORT FRANCES, ON, March 24, 2017 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is holding a half-day community meeting in Fort Frances for MNO citizens from Northwestern Ontario. The meeting will focus on Métis rights and outstanding claims in Northwestern Ontario.

Time: Lunch will start at 12:00 pm and the meeting will run from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Location: Copper River Inn and Conference Centre, 700 Steward Street, Fort Frances

Speakers and presenters:

  • MNO President Margaret Froh
  • MNO Region 2 Councilor Theresa Stenlund
  • Métis Lawyer and MNO Legal Counsel Jason Madden
  • Historian with Know History Historical Services Ryan Shackleton

Agenda topics:

  • Daniels Case and upcoming Métis rights litigation
  • Recently signed MNO-Canada Memorandum of Understanding on Reconciliation
  • Recently completed research on historic Métis families in
    Northwestern Ontario as well as other historic research
  • Update on discussions with Canada on outstanding Métis claims in
    Northwestern Ontario, including the Halfbreed Adhesion to Treaty 3


SOURCE Métis Nation of Ontario

For further information: Emily Keyes, 613-804-3142


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