Media advisory - Métis Leaders Appalled at Request for Court Intervention by MNC Past President

    SASKATOON, Sept. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - Four of the five provincial governing
members of the Métis National Council will hold a news conference today at
5:00 p.m. EDT to respond to a court order being requested by MNC
past-President Clement Chartier and MMF President David Chartrand which would
have the effect of de-railing, indefinitely, the MNC General Assembly for
election of MNC President. The news conference will be held at the following

                          Metis Nation-Saskatchewan
                       219 Robin Crescent - 2nd Floor
                           Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

    The four presidents of the MNC governing members attending are:

    - Bruce Dumont, President, Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC)
    - Audrey Poitras, President, Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA);
    - Robert Doucette. President, Métis Nation - Saskatchewan (MN-S);
    - Tony Belcourt, President, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) will attend by
      conference call from the UN Headquarters in New York

For further information:

For further information: Keith Henry, MNBC, (604) 219-0157; Monique
Devlin, MNA, (780) 490-8188; Robert Doucette, MN-S, (306) 343-8285; Katelin
Peltier, MNO, (613) 859-7130; Any media who wish to join the News Conference
by telephone may do so by prior arrangement with Metis Nation-Saskatchewan at
(306) 343-8285

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