Thunder Bay site of historic Gathering of Traditional and Christian First Nation and Métis Elders from across Ontario

Gathering to bring recommendations on Protecting Mother Earth through energy conservation to the Conserve the Light conference Fort William First Nation/Thunder Bay, ON, September 1, 2009 — The Teepees, Sweat and Teaching lodges are now in place on Animiki wadjiw (Mount McKay). Each has been carefully erected in accordance with regional traditions, for the unprecedented

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Métis Mental Health Care Providers to Benefit from Expertise of Providence Care and Queen’s University

SUDBURY, ON – August 24, 2009 — The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) is renewing its landmark agreement with Queen’s University and leading health care provider Providence Care, which specializes in mental health. The agreement expands the MNO’s mental health resources, training and resource capacity across the province through a partnership with Kingston-based Providence Care

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MNO-Ontario Framework Agreement Takes Another Step Forward

SUDBURY, ON – August 23, 2009 — Another significant step toward achieving the overall objectives of the 2008 MNO-Ontario Framework Agreement was realized by the Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between MNO and the Ministry of Education. The signing was one of several highlights of the first

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MNO President Gary Lipinski Speaks Up!

MNO President Lipinski Interviewed About the Métis in Ontario on Nationtalk Radio July 10, 2009 – Recently, MNO President Gary Lipinski sat down with Nation Talk host Nick Ashawasega for an interview and discussion about the Métis in Ontario and in Canada. One area of discussion centred on a description and explanation of the self-government

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Métis Nation of Ontario Opposes Site 41

June 19, 2009 – Simcoe County, ON — The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) expressed support today for the Council of Canadians and its efforts to have Simcoe County halt construction of the North County Landfill – known as Site 41. “The Métis Nation of Ontario wants to add its voice to the growing chorus

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Hydro One Employment Fairs Held

June 10, 2009 – More than 30 people from the Georgian Bay Consultation Protocol Region took part in the first of two Hydro One Procurement and Employment Fairs in Midland on May 19. A second session in Owen Sound on May 22 attracted about half that many people. Everyone who attended was eager to find

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