MNO Supports

Growing up healthy

kid1Amanda Desbiens is part of a team of Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) staff who work in programs that make a difference in the lives of Métis children and their families.  She works in the MNO Healthy Baby Healthy Children (HBHC) program, which along with Canadian Prenatal/Postnatal Nutrition Program (CPNP) and the Community Action Plan for Children (CAP-C) are programs the MNO operates that provide assistance to mothers during pregnancy and families with children under six years old. Read more

MNO education and training programs open doors for Métis youth

appleAs stated in the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Statement of Prime Purpose, the MNO has always made education a high priority. A key objective of the MNO is to ensure young Métis citizens uncover and embrace the will and determination to live a successful life. In its pursuit of achieving this goal, the MNO offers a range of supports and services for the educational success of all Métis across Ontario beginning in early childhood, continuing through Kindergarten to grade 12, on to post-secondary education and into adulthood. Read more

The MNO-Ontario Framework Agreement

Continues to build a brighter future for Métis young people

Gary and PremierOn November 17, 2008, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) President Gary Lipinski and the Honourable Brad Duguid, who was then Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, signed the historic MNO-Ontario Framework Agreement. The Framework Agreement established a collaborative relationship that reinforced the commitment of both parties to work together to improve the well-being of Métis children, families and communities while building knowledge and understanding of Métis culture among all Ontarians. Read more

Discovering, building & promoting Métis identity

The MNO Summer Cultural Program

SCP2“As I have come from a background that had consisted of very little to no Métis knowledge or teachings,” said Genevieve Routhier, a previous Summer Youth Cultural Interpreter (SYCI), “coming on board to work with the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) through the Summer Youth Cultural Program was definitely a life changing experience.” Read more