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Apr 06, 2020, 10:00 ET Métis Nation of Alberta announces province-wide COVID-19 relief action plan

EDMONTON, April 6, 2020 /CNW/ - Today, the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) released its Interim COVID-19 Support Plan that is accessible to all Métis Nation citizens living in Alberta who have been...


Mar 13, 2020, 10:18 ET Métis National Council Members Demand Leadership Call Board of Governors Meeting

OTTAWA, March 13, 2020 /CNW/ - The Presidents of the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO), Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) and Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S) are demanding Métis National Council (MNC)...


Mar 06, 2020, 17:18 ET Métis Governments Move Forward on Self-Government

Otipemisiwak: A National Conference on Metis Self-Government OTTAWA, March 6, 2020 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation of Alberta, Métis Nation-Saskatchewan, and Métis Nation of Ontario are gathering in Ottawa...


Mar 03, 2020, 13:09 ET Métis Governments Move Forward on Self-Government--Together

Otipemisiwak: A National Conference on Métis Self-Government OTTAWA, March 3, 2020 /CNW/ - Métis governments from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario are gathering next week in Ottawa on March 9 and...


Feb 26, 2020, 09:59 ET Métis Nation of Alberta Locals Rally to Protect Métis Rights and Claims

FORT MCMURRAY, AB, Feb. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - Metis Nation of Alberta (MNA) Locals from throughout Northeastern Alberta are rallying against efforts being made by some individuals to create self-styled...


Feb 13, 2020, 18:08 ET Métis Nation of Alberta Appalled by Alberta Decision on Métis Consultation "It's a Breach of the Honour of the Crown"

EDMONTON, Feb. 13, 2020 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is shocked and appalled to learn that the Government of Alberta has decided to conduct Crown consultations with the Fort McKay Métis...


Jun 27, 2019, 10:15 ET After 90 years, Métis Nation within Alberta achieves federal recognition of its self-government

Métis Nation of Alberta and Canada sign historic agreement in Ottawa OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, after over 90 years of perseverance and struggle, the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) signed...


Jan 31, 2017, 08:28 ET Métis Nation of Alberta and Canada Sign Agreement to Advance Métis Rights and Outstanding Claims in Alberta

EDMONTON, Jan. 31, 2017 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation of Alberta ("MNA") has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Reconciliation with the Government of Canada (the "MOU"). The MOU was signed ...


Nov 14, 2014, 16:58 ET Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) signifies the end of Métis Week with Louis Riel Commemorative Ceremony

Métis leader remembered during annual ceremony on anniversary of execution EDMONTON, Nov. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Métis Week is an important part of showcasing the culture, history and traditions of the...


Sep 05, 2014, 10:53 ET Audrey Poitras re-elected as provincial president of the Métis Nation of Alberta

EDMONTON, Sept. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - The citizens of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) went to the polls on September 2, 2014 to cast their votes in the 2014 General Election. At 10:45 p.m., the...


Aug 28, 2014, 18:19 ET Métis Nation of Alberta General Election to take place on September 2, 2014

EDMONTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) is encouraging all Métis Nation members to exercise their right to vote in the upcoming General Election taking place on September 2, ...


Nov 15, 2013, 13:03 ET Métis Nation releases first report on Métis health status

EDMONTON, Nov. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) released the first report of its kind that outlines the health status of Métis Albertans. The report, called Health Status of the...


Jul 04, 2013, 19:00 ET Métis to Appeal to Supreme Court on Harvesting Rights Case

Ten Years After Landmark Powley - Decision Alberta Métis Still "Hunt for Justice" EDMONTON, July 4, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Alberta Court of Appeal refused to overturn the conviction of Métis...