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Jun 02, 2019, 22:22 ET Métis Nation Disappointed in MMIWG's Final Report

OTTAWA, June 2, 2019 /CNW/ - Having secured a copy of "Reclaiming Power and Place: Executive Summary of the Final Report" from APTN today, the Final Report to be released tomorrow morning does not...


May 24, 2019, 18:22 ET Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak - Women of the Métis Nation pleased Supreme Court of Canada has ordered a new trial of man accused of murdering Cindy Gladue but issues remain

OTTAWA, May 24, 2019 /CNW/ - As an official intervenor in the recent case of Bradley Barton vs Canada, Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak - Women of the Métis Nation is pleased that the Supreme Court of...


May 02, 2019, 13:08 ET Métis Nation in strong support of Supreme Court of Canada's dismissal of the Corneau leave to appeal application

OTTAWA, May 2, 2019 /CNW/ - A Statement from Métis National Council (MNC) President Clément Chartier. Today's dismissal of the leave to appeal application in the Corneau case by the Supreme Court of...


Apr 03, 2019, 15:06 ET Expulsion of Former Ministers from Liberal caucus must not impede great progress on Canada-Métis Nation reconciliation, says Métis National Council President Clément Charter

VANCOUVER, April 3, 2019 /CNW/ - At the conclusion of an important symposium on Métis Nation rights reconciliation in Vancouver April 2-3, 2019 President Chartier is reiterating the strong support of ...


Mar 22, 2019, 16:17 ET Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak - Women of the Métis Nation receive funding for Métis Women to participate in Community Development

OTTAWA, March 22, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada has announced capacity funds to Les Femmes Michif Otipemisiwak - Women of the Métis Nation. The funding from The Department for Women and...


Mar 11, 2019, 10:56 ET Métis Nation Announces Engagement Sessions for Métis Sixties Scoop Survivors

OTTAWA, March 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Engagement sessions across the Métis Homeland hosted by Métis Nation Governing Members will be held over the next two months for Métis survivors of the 'Sixties Scoop'. ...


Mar 06, 2019, 12:24 ET The Government of Canada and the Métis Nation sign historic Early Learning and Child Care Accord

OTTAWA, March 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and leaders of the Métis Nation signed the Métis Nation Early Learning and ...


Mar 05, 2019, 13:36 ET Media advisory - Government of Canada and the Métis National Council to Sign historic Early Learning and Child Care Accord

OTTAWA, March 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The Member of Parliament for Ottawa Nepean, Chandra Arya and Métis Nation leaders will sign a co-developed Canada-Métis Nation Early Learning and Child Care Accord on...


Feb 20, 2019, 13:48 ET A Statement by President Clément Chartier of the Métis National Council

How has the SNC-Lavalin Affair affected the Relationship of the Métis Nation with the Trudeau government? OTTAWA, Feb. 20, 2019 /CNW/ - Amidst the controversy over the SNC-Lavalin Affair, there has...


Feb 05, 2019, 14:18 ET Métis Nation Supports Indigenous Languages Act

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2019 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation welcomes the legislation introduced today in the House of Commons and the effect it will have on the protection and promotion of the Michif language, the ...


Oct 03, 2018, 12:57 ET Mi'kmaq & Métis Nation Leaders - Come Together to Discuss Nationhood

OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - The Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq Chiefs (Assembly) and the Métis National Council (MNC) have recently come together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...


Sep 16, 2018, 13:58 ET Media Advisory - Métis National Council will join the Government of Canada, Assembly of First Nations, and the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami in joint announcement on improving early learning and child care

OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2018 /CNW/ - Métis National Council (MNC) Vice-President and Minister of Social Development, David Chartrand will join the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Canada's Minister of...


Jun 14, 2018, 15:19 ET Media Advisory - Minister Hajdu and Métis Nation Leaders to Sign Métis Nation Skills and Employment Training Accord

OTTAWA, June 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and Métis Nation leaders will sign a Métis Nation Skills and Employment Accord on...


Mar 27, 2018, 13:03 ET Métis Nation Congratulates Minister Philpott on Child and Family talks

WINNIPEG, March 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Leaders of the Métis Nation congratulated the Government of Canada on its announcement today to commence direct dialogue with the MNC Governing Members on the...


Mar 26, 2018, 13:01 ET Media Advisory - Minister Philpott to Make a Funding announcement for the Métis Children and welfare

OTTAWA, March 26, 2018 /CNW/ - A Summit on Métis Nation Child and Family Services is taking place in Winnipeg from March 26-28, 2018. Please be advised that the MNC leadership and the Honourable Jane ...


Feb 27, 2018, 19:54 ET Budget 2018 Makes Historic Investments in Métis Nation

OTTAWA, Feb 27. 2018 /CNW/ - Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau presented a budget in the House of Commons today with unprecedented investments in Métis Nation priorities. "The Métis Nation takes...


Jan 26, 2018, 15:47 ET Métis Nation Statement on Indigenous Child and Family Services Reform

OTTAWA, Jan. 26, 2018 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation is encouraged by the outcome of today's emergency meeting on Indigenous Child and Family Services Reform in Ottawa involving federal, provincial and...


Jul 17, 2017, 14:40 ET Statement from Métis Nation President Clément Chartier

TORONTO, July 17, 2017 /CNW/ - It has been the longstanding position of the Métis Nation that the Premiers should recognize s.35 inherent self-government rights and have intergovernmental meetings...


Apr 13, 2017, 14:33 ET PM and Métis Nation Enter into Groundbreaking Accord

OTTAWA, April 13, 2017 /CNW/ - Today the leadership of the Métis Nation came together to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and several of his Cabinet Ministers to sign the groundbreaking...


Apr 13, 2017, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Métis Nation - Crown Summit to Take Place on Thursday April 13, 2017/

OTTAWA, April 12, 2017 /CNW/ - On Thursday, April 13, 2017, the leaders of the Métis Nation will be meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau and his Ministers for the first Métis Nation–Crown Summit...


Apr 12, 2017, 14:04 ET Media Advisory - Métis Nation - Crown Summit to Take Place on Thursday April 13, 2017

OTTAWA, April 12, 2017 /CNW/ - On Thursday, April 13, 2017, the leaders of the Métis Nation will be meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau and his Ministers for the first Métis Nation–Crown Summit...


Jan 29, 2017, 14:51 ET Media advisory - Crown - Métis Nation Summit to Take Place on Monday January 30, 2017

OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - On Monday, January 30th, 2017, the leaders of the Métis Nation will be meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau and his Ministers for the first Crown–Métis Nation Summit...


Apr 14, 2016, 16:55 ET Supreme Court of Canada Affirms Canada has a Constitutional and Jurisdictional Responsibility to deal with the Métis Nation

OTTAWA, April 14, 2016 /CNW/ - In a landmark ruling this morning, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recognized and affirmed that the federal government's duties and responsibilities apply to all...


Apr 13, 2016, 18:02 ET Media advisory - Daniels decision to be released by the Supreme Court of Canada on thursday April 14th

OTTAWA, April 13, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - The decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in the historic Daniels case will be released tomorrow at 9:45 am. Métis National Council (MNC) President Clément...


Apr 13, 2016, 17:16 ET 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...