The Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) Back-to-School Kit are now available for MNO citizens and children of MNO citizens who are returning to school for grade levels 7 to 12. Please note that all available backpacks for K-12 students have been allocated. Thank you for your interest. 


The Back-to-School Kit contain supplies to help ease the return to school. Each backpack includes:

  • Hand sanitizer
  • Pencil case
  • Water bottle
  • First aid kit
  • Set of five reusable snack bags
  • Bento box
  • Markers
  • Pencils 
  • A gift card

For children to be eligible they must meet the criteria below:

  • Parent and/or student will need to provide a MNO Citizenship Card
  • Must reside in Ontario
  • Must be between the ages of 12 (born 2009) and entering Grade 7 and age 17 (born 2004) and entering Grade 12.

MNO Back-to-School Kits will be ready for distribution at the end of September. Please allow 4-6 weeks for the Back-to-School Kit to be delivered. Please note that a physical address will be required for delivery and that kits are being shipped via Purolator and they do not deliver to P.O. boxes. There are no substitutions of items. 

CONTACT: If you require more information about the 7 – 12 Back to School Kits please contact Cortnee Buchanan by email at