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To ensure the safety and wellbeing of Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) citizens, families and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 AGA will be held virtually this year on to Saturday, November 7, 2020 and hosted by the Métis Nation of Ontario. To participate in the MNO AGA, Citizens must register in advance:
** A DRAFT AGENDA for the November 7, 2020 AGA now available **
This year's virtual AGA will be held using video-conferencing platform Zoom, which also provides online voting tools and infrastructure. Citizens without internet access may also participate in the AGA over the telephone. We want to thank the Toronto and York Region Métis Council for their understanding as we defer their hosting of the AGA to a future year when it can be held in person.
Information on how you can participate in the virtual 2020 AGA:
While we wish we could gather in person, the MNO has a long history of welcoming guests, friends and family the evening before the MNO AGA with music and merriment. This year we plan to hold a Virtual Métis Kitchen Party on the evening of November 6, 2020 and we would be delighted if you would join us.
See these amazing Métis performers and more: Amanda Rheaume; Adam Smale; Alicia and Liam Blore; Cassidy Houston; Ken Lindsay; Will Cardinal; Jaime Morse; Leah Belle and more!
As per the MNO by-laws and Electoral Code, four different elections will held surrounding the AGA, including the Métis Nation of Ontario Women's Council, PCMNO Senators, and the filling of vacancies on the Veteran and Youth Councils. These four elections traditionally happen at the MNO AGA. Due to Covid-19, all elections that are regularly held surrounding the AGA will be conducted virtually, with voting taking place on Sunday, November 8, for all contested elections. For more information on the upcoming elections, click here.
Note: Deadline for vendors extended to October 23, 2020
The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is now accepting applications from Métis artisans, vendors and non-profits for our virtual trade show being held in conjunction with the MNO’s Annual General Assembly November 7, 2020.
The MNO invites interested artisans, vendors, and non-profit organizations to submit an application form. There will be no fee for your participation. Corporate sponsors can reach out to AGA2020@metisnation.org or to firstname.lastname@example.org. To participate in the Trade show we are asking for the following:
Due to time restrictions select images will be advertised during the AGA. A catalogue of artisans and vendors will be created and posted to the MNO’s website. If you do not have a website for your business please feel free to submit a link to social media.
Please do not submit copyrighted images/branding unless you are the copyright holder. For more information, or to submit your application by please contact:
Trade Show Coordinator
Tel: 416-977-9881 ext. 108
The deadline for registration and to submit required information is October 23, 2020 at Noon.
If you have any questions about the virtual 2020 AGA, please contact: AGA2020@metisnation.org
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Updated on October 26, 2020