Statement by President Chartrand in honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day

Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – Today, Canada marks National Indigenous Peoples Day. It is fitting that this day is celebrated at the summer solstice, when the sun travels its longest path across the sky. It can be seen as symbolic of the long pathway Canada’s … Read More

Canada one step closer to adoption of Bill C-15, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – Bill C-15 has passed the third reading in the Senate, leaving Royal Assent as the final step in the bill becoming law.   Bill C-15 requires the Government of Canada, in consultation and collaboration with Indigenous … Read More

Statement by the Métis National Council’s Minister Responsible for Veterans on the 77th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy

The Métis National Council’s Minister Responsible for Veterans issued the following statement today on the 77th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy: “Today, on the 77th anniversary of … Read More

Joint statement by President Chartrand and Minister Carrier on residential school victims in British Columbia

Winnipeg, MB, in the Homeland of the Métis Nation – The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is flying the Federation’s flag at half-mast at our Home Office at 150 Henry Ave., to honour the 215 children whose remains were discovered on the grounds of a residential school … Read More

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