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Oct 07, 2020, 15:47 ET Métis Nation Second World War Hero's spouse to receive Recognition Payment in Edmonton, Alberta

EDMONTON, AB, Oct. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - On October 7, 2020, WWII, Métis Veteran Walter Calahaisn's spouse Myrtle Calahaisn received thanks from the Métis Nation and inheritance of $20,000. President...


Sep 24, 2020, 10:41 ET Métis Nation Applauds Speech from Throne

OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 24, 2020 /CNW/ - The Métis National Council has come out in strong support of the Speech from the Throne and the Trudeau government priorities in the upcoming COVID-19 Economic...


Sep 11, 2020, 10:07 ET The Métis Nation Calls on the Government of Canada to Adopt Legislation Implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

OTTAWA, ON, Sept. 11, 2020 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation strongly supports the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Canada and urges Parliament to pass...


Sep 10, 2020, 16:54 ET Métis Nation Responds to Conservative Leader's View of Macdonald and Riel

WINNIPEG, MB, Sept. 10, 2020 /CNW/ - Amidst the controversy over the toppling of statues of Sir John A. Macdonald, the new Conservative Party Leader is warning that those who are tearing down the...


Aug 28, 2020, 16:49 ET Métis Nation Second World War Hero's spouse to receive Recognition Payment in Winnipegosis, Manitoba

WINNIPEGOSIS, MB, Aug. 28, 2020 /CNW/ - On August 27, 2020, WWII Métis Veteran Raymond James Fleming's spouse Lena Fleming received thanks from the Métis Nation and inheritance of $20,000. Vice...


Aug 27, 2020, 14:38 ET Métis Nation Second World War Hero to receive Recognition Payment in Calgary, Alberta

CALGARY, AB, Aug. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - On August 27, 2020, WWII Métis Veteran Alyce Marie Bradshaw will receive thanks from the Métis Nation and inheritance of $20,000. Veteran Bradshaw is the 28th Métis ...


Aug 20, 2020, 14:54 ET Métis Nation Second World War Hero Honoured in BC

WHITE ROCK, BC, Aug. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - On August 20, 2020, WWII Métis Veteran Aileen Florence Tate will receive thanks from the Métis Nation and inheritance of $20,000. The Recognition Payment is part ...


Aug 17, 2020, 14:53 ET Métis Nation Second World War Hero's spouse to receive Recognition Payment in St. Laurent Manitoba

ST. LAURENT, MB, Aug. 17, 2020 /CNW/ - On August 17, 2020, WWII Métis Veteran Frank Joseph Bruce's spouse Marcelline Bruce will receive thanks from the Métis Nation and inheritance of $20,000. Métis...


Jul 29, 2020, 13:56 ET Second World War Hero Honoured in Midland

MIDLAND, ON, July 29, 2020 /CNW/ - On July 29, 2020, WWII Veteran Leonard Landrigan will receive thanks from the Métis Nation, and inheritance of $20,000. The 20,000 is a Recognition Payment, which...


Jul 17, 2020, 12:21 ET Métis Nation Second World War Hero Honoured in Ontario

PENETANGUISHENE, ON, July 17, 2020 /CNW/ - On July 18, 2020, WWII Métis Veteran Alcide Joseph Alzear Duval will receive thanks from the Métis Nation, a $20,000 Recognition Payment, and an apology...


Jul 09, 2020, 19:07 ET Métis Nation Second World War Hero Honoured in Victoria

VICTORIA, BC, July 9, 2020 /CNW/ - On July 9, 2020, WWII Métis Veteran George Henry Young received thanks from the Métis Nation, a $20,000 Recognition Payment and an apology from Canada in Victoria,...


Jun 29, 2020, 14:13 ET Métis Nation Launches Métis Veterans Legacy Program

OTTAWA, ON, June 29, 2020 /CNW/ - The Métis National Council (MNC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Métis Veterans Legacy Program. The Program is an integral part of the $30 million agreement ...


May 11, 2020, 13:14 ET Despite Pandemic Métis Nation Takes Time to Honour World War II Veteran

HAMILTON, ON, May 11, 2020 /CNW/ - WWII Métis Veteran Marie Knight received thanks from the Métis Nation and a $20,000 Recognition Payment and an apology from Canada in Hamilton, Ontario. The...


Apr 23, 2020, 17:09 ET Federal Financial Review Clears Métis National Council of Baseless Allegations

OTTAWA, April 23, 2020 /CNW/ - Métis National Council (MNC) Vice-President and National Spokesperson David Chartrand is pleased to announce the release of a financial review of its expenditures from...


Apr 22, 2020, 19:14 ET Métis Nation Welcomes Prime Minister's Announcement of Support for Students and New Grads Affected by COVID-19

OTTAWA, April 22, 2020 /CNW/ - Métis National Council Spokesperson David Chartrand welcomes the Prime Minister's announcement to increase existing distinctions-based support for First Nations, Inuit, ...


Apr 20, 2020, 12:18 ET Métis National Council Launches New Website

OTTAWA, April 20, 2020 /CNW/ - The MNC has launched its new website (www.metisnation.ca) which is Mobile-Friendly! The mainpage of the MNC website features the latest news articles, press releases...


Apr 18, 2020, 14:34 ET Métis Nation Applauds Much Needed Relief for Métis Business

OTTAWA, April 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Métis National Council National Spokesperson David Chartrand welcomes the Prime Minister's announcement today of up to $306.8 million in funding to help small and...


Mar 27, 2020, 16:56 ET COVID-19 Crisis Forces Postponement of Métis National Council General Assembly

OTTAWA, March 27, 2020 /CNW/ - Given the danger and practical impossibility of convening meetings during the COVID-19 crisis, Métis National Council (MNC) President Clément Chartier today informed...


Mar 24, 2020, 07:24 ET In a Time of Crisis, we can Stop and Remember

SELKIRK, MB, March 24, 2020 /CNW/ - WWII Métis Veteran Donald Russell Linklater will receive thanks from the Métis Nation and a $20,000 Recognition Payment on his 101st birthday at 2:00 p.m. (CT) at...


Mar 13, 2020, 19:01 ET Prime Minister Assures Métis Nation of Federal Support in COVID-19 fight

OTTAWA, March 13, 2020 /CNW/ - MNC National Spokesperson and Vice-President David Chartrand emerged from a teleconference with Prime Minister Trudeau, satisfied that the federal government is...


Mar 12, 2020, 14:06 ET Métis Nation Taking Proactive Measures on COVID-19 Virus

OTTAWA, March 12, 2020 /CNW/ - The Métis Nation is taking preventative measures to minimize risks to Métis Nation citizens and communities during the COVID-19 emergency. Some citizens may already...


Mar 11, 2020, 13:22 ET Citizenship and Identity Forum Sets New Direction for Métis Nation

SASKATOON, March 11, 2020 /CNW/ - Citizens from across the Métis Nation homeland joined together in an unprecedented two-day session to share their views, concerns and give direction on where the...


Mar 09, 2020, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Métis Nation - Saskatchewan Refuses to Participate in Métis National Council Conference in Saskatoon March 9-10, 2020/

OTTAWA, March 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The Métis National Council (MNC) is proud to announce it will be holding its Métis Identity, Citizenship & Homeland conference on March 9-10, 2020 in Saskatoon,...


Mar 08, 2020, 08:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Métis Nation - Saskatchewan Refuses to Participate in Métis National Council Conference in Saskatoon March 9-10, 2020/

OTTAWA, March 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The Métis National Council (MNC) is proud to announce it will be holding its Métis Identity, Citizenship & Homeland conference on March 9-10, 2020 in Saskatoon,...


Mar 07, 2020, 11:40 ET Media Advisory - Métis Nation - Saskatchewan Refuses to Participate in Métis National Council Conference in Saskatoon March 9-10, 2020

OTTAWA, March 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The Métis National Council (MNC) is proud to announce it will be holding its Métis Identity, Citizenship & Homeland conference on March 9-10, 2020 in Saskatoon,...