Ontario Premier Supports Métis Nation of Ontario

December 18, 2009 — Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty is calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper and his government to reconsider its position on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The Premier presented the letter to Métis Nation of Ontario President Gary Lipinski December 17 at a private meeting at Queen’s Park.

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Profit & Ambition: Canada’s Epic Fur Trade Story

December 9, 2009 — This isn’t just a story – it’s our history. Since its September debut at the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, QC, a special exhibit highlighting the history of Canada’s fur trade has captivated visitors with its informative display and playful interactivity. Among the artifacts on display are muskets, powder flasks, metal

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Independent Living at Le Villageois

Lafontaine, ON – November 16, 2009 — If you are over 55 and looking for a way to simplify your living conditions, you might consider Le Villageois, a new facility that has recently opened in Lafontaine. The board of the not-for-profit corporation consists of Métis citizens, with the majority of the persons securing units being

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Seeking Your Voice for Regional Education and Training Discussions!

Regional discussion will focus on drafting Postsecondary Education Policy Framework November 13, 2009 — The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is pleased to invite members of the Métis community to upcoming regional discussions focused on education and training. Education and skills development for Métis across Ontario continue to be critical priorities for the MNO. These

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Métis Nation of Ontario Veterans Travel to France

Métis Veterans travel to France for Juno Beach Memorial Unveiling Ottawa, ON – November 6, 2009 — When the Allied Forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in the push to liberate Nazi occupied France during the Second World War, hundreds of Métis from Canada were among the ranks. Some were killed, many were wounded and

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Chair of Métis Studies Appointed at uOttawa

Ottawa, ON – November 3, 2009 — The stage for a new era in research about and for Ontario Métis is set with the appointment of Dr. Brenda Macdougall as Chair of Métis Studies at the University of Ottawa. Gary Lipinski, President of the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) announced the appointment on behalf of

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