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

Statement by President Chartrand on the swearing in of Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General

Winnipeg, MB, in the Métis Nation Homeland – Today, I am honoured to attend and witness the swearing in of Mary Simon, Canada’s first Indigenous Governor General.   The role of Governor General has long been a platform for the … 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

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