OCAD University and MNO establish endowment for Métis

Dr. Tony Belcourt Endowment Fund for Métis in the Arts announced at 17th Annual General Assembly (Toronto—August 23, 2010) The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO), in partnership with OCAD University (OCADU) is thrilled to announce the establishment of the Dr. Tony Belcourt Endowment Fund for Métis in the Arts. “It is an honour to be

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PCMNO Region 9 Rep Valerie Stewart passes

Former Community Council Senator and PCMNO Representative for Region 9, Valerie Stewart passed away peacefully at home in Dunville, Ontario on August 1, 2010 with her husband Bill at her side. Valerie was 84 years of age. Valerie Stewart was an active participant in the early days of forming the MNO, proud of her ancestry

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Senator Earnie Lavallée passes

Lavallee, Earnie Elmer – Peacefully at Temiskaming Hospital in New Liskeard on August 3, 2010 at the age of 64 years. Earnie passed away with his loving wife Christine by his side following a brave battle with cancer. Predeceased by his parents Moise and Antoinette [Ranger] Lavallee and siblings: Edward “Eddy” Lavallee, Marie Vanyperen and

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Senator Kay Lynch passes

Peacefully on July 6, 2010 with her family by her side, Kathrine Lynch passed away at Lake of the Woods District Hospital. Kay was born in Dunseith, North Dakota on August 2, 1923. She was predeceased by her parents Elizabeth Racine and Pierre Dauphanais, six brothers, five sisters and granddaughter Shelley Berthelette. Surviving are her

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MNO successful in bid for New Relationship Funding

MNO commends the Government of Ontario for continuing its support for the New Relationship Fund and appreciates the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs role in implementing it. Over the last two years, this important Program has given the Métis Nation of Ontario and its Community Councils the opportunity to build the capacity necessary to ensure the

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MNO offers support to Midland and area citizens

Ottawa, ON – June 24, 2010 – On behalf of the Métis Nation of Ontario, President Gary Lipinski today expressed his concern and offered the support of the MNO to all Métis citizens and everyone else in Midland and the surrounding area who experienced the tornado which tore through the area Wednesday evening. “Our thoughts

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Calling All Potential Métis Summer Students

The Métis Nation of Ontario is pleased once again this year to provide opportunities for summer employment to Métis students who qualify. OTTAWA, ON —– The Métis Nation of Ontario is pleased once again this year to provide opportunities for summer employment to Métis students who qualify. The MNO Summer Career Placement (SCP) is a

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Lighting Career Paths for Aboriginal People in the Electricity Sector

The MNO and Georgian College introduce the Employment in Energy Project. A 30-week program including an academic and workplace training component offered at Georgian’s Barrie campus. May 13, 2010 — The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) in partnership with Georgian College’s School of Engineering is proud to introduce the Technology Foundations for Employment in Energy

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Métis Honoured in Historical Day at Queen’s Park

A groundbreaking day for Métis in Ontario. For the first time ever, a Minister of the Ontario government rose in the House to greet the Legislative Assembly in the Michif language. l to r: MNO Secretary-Treasurer Tim Pile, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Chris Bentley, MNO President Gary Lipinski and MNO Vice-Chair Sharon McBrideToronto, ON –

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