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Métis Nation of Alberta President receives Aboriginal Achievement Award in Politics.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, ON (Nov. 24, 2010) – Métis National Council (MNC) President Clément Chartier congratulates Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) President Audrey Poitras for being selected as a recipient of a National Aboriginal Achievement Award (NAAA) in Politics. “This is truly a feat and President Poitras is very well deserving,” says Chartier. “She […]

by NationTalk on November 24, 20102056 Views

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Women of the Métis Nation Echo Concern over Federal Government’s $10 Million Dollar Plan for Murdered and Missing Aboriginal Women

Ottawa, ON (Nov. 24, 2010) – The Women of the Métis Nation (WMN) stands united with their sisters across Canada with concern over the recent $10 million dollar federal strategy to address the hundreds of murdered and missing Aboriginal women and girls in the country. The October 29, 2010 announcement came as promised by Prime […]

by NationTalk on November 24, 20101724 Views

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Louis Riel Day takes on Greater Importance

MEDIA RELEASE Louis Riel Day takes on Greater Importance Winnipeg, MB (November 16, 2010) – Métis National Council (MNC) President Clément Chartier joined Métis from across the homeland today at the gravesite of Louis Riel in Winnipeg. 125 years ago, the Métis Leader was hanged for treason after leading the 1885 North-West Resistance and the […]

by NationTalk on November 16, 20101819 Views

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Louis Riel Day takes on Greater Importance

MEDIA RELEASE Louis Riel Day takes on Greater Importance Winnipeg, MB (November 16, 2010) – Métis National Council (MNC) President Clément Chartier joined Métis from across the homeland today at the gravesite of Louis Riel in Winnipeg. 125 years ago, the Métis Leader was hanged for treason after leading the 1885 North-West Resistance and the […]

by NationTalk on November 16, 20101485 Views

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Métis National Council Statement on Manitoba Métis Policy

Statement Winnipeg, ON (November 15, 2010) – Métis National Council (MNC) President Clément Chartier delivered the following statement in acknowledge of today’s historic event at the Manitoba Legislature. “On behalf of the Métis Nation, I’d like to congratulate Manitoba Métis Federation President David Chartrand and the Government of Manitoba for developing the Manitoba Métis Policy […]

by NationTalk on November 16, 20101840 Views

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Métis National Council welcomes Canada’s long awaited endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

MEDIA RELEASE Ottawa, ON (Nov. 12 2010) – The Métis National Council (MNC) views Canada’s endorsement of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as a positive step for the promotion and protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms for Canada’s Aboriginal population. Métis National Council President Clément Chartier says, “Ever since […]

by NationTalk on November 13, 20102390 Views

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The Métis Nation draws child wellness and disabilities to the forefront

MEDIA ADVISORY The Métis Nation draws child wellness and disabilities to the forefront Ottawa, ON (October 29, 2010) – The Métis National Council (MNC) will host four days of discussions in Winnipeg beginning November 2nd focused on finding ways of improving employment opportunities for Métis persons living with disabilities and child wellness. The Métis Child […]

by NationTalk on October 29, 20102501 Views

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The Voice of the Women of the Métis Nation grows louder over social issues

Media Release Saskatoon, SK (October 24, 2010) – following an intense, two day strategic meeting in Saskatoon, the Métis women from across Ontario to British Columbia, are mapping a clear path in addressing the string of issues facing the Métis Nation. For the newly elected President of the Women of the Métis Nation, says the […]

by NationTalk on October 24, 20102705 Views

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Supreme Court Won’t Hear Johnston Family Appeal

Ottawa, ON – Métis National Council (MNC) President Clément Chartier expressed his disappointment today with the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision not to hear Grace Johnston’s appeal to block the disinterment of her late son, Constable Leo Johnston.Const. Johnston was one of four RCMP officers killed in the line of duty in Mayerthorpe, Alberta in […]

by NationTalk on November 14, 20081980 Views

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Métis National Council Eager to Work with Conservative Government

Ottawa, ON (October 15) – Métis National Council President Clément Chartier today offered his congratulations to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Conservative Party of Canada on winning another minority government.“Just prior to the election call we started to forge a new relationship between the Métis National Council and the Government of Canada with the […]

by NationTalk on October 15, 20081917 Views

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