Statement by the Métis National Council’s Minister Responsible for Veterans on the anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ) Day and the end of the Second World War

“We pause today to honour the men and women who, 76 years ago, became the first Canadian Army unit to engage in combat in the Second World War. In October, … Read More

MMF applauds federal support to heal harms of residential and day school system

Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – Today, Justin Trudeau’s government announced $321 million in funding to support survivor-centric and culturally informed initiatives and investments, to help the Indigenous people of Canada begin to heal the harms resulting from the residential and … Read More

Alberta Métis Federation and Manitoba Metis Federation Sign Memorandum of Understanding – Signals New Era of Cooperation

Edmonton, AB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – At a signing ceremony held today, representatives of the Alberta Métis Federation (AMF) and the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) that formalizes … Read More

MMF and Canada Sign Historic Self-Government Recognition Agreement

Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – On July 6, 2021, President David Chartrand, representing the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF), and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, representing Canada, signed the Manitoba Métis Self-Government Recognition and Implementation Agreement. By signing this agreement, Canada … Read More

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

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