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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Métis Rendezvous 2009

Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Visits Métis Rendezvous in Lafontaine MIDLAND, ON, September 28, 2009 —By all reports, the Fifth Annual 2009 Métis Rendezvous, co-hosted by Métis volunteers in the Georgian Bay area and the Township of Tiny was a success. A sunny late summer day greeted the nearly 500 people who dropped by the Lafontaine

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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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