MNO President Gary Lipinski (right) meets with the
Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous
and Northern Affairs.
On April 28, 2016, Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) President Gary Lipinski met with the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, in the MNO’s Toronto office. This meeting represented President Lipinski’s last official meeting with a Minister of the Crown in his capacity as MNO President.
At the meeting, Minister Bennett thanked President Lipinski on his two decades of service to the Métis Nation and congratulated him on the remarkable turnaround and successes of the MNO over the last eight years.
President Lipinski presented Minister Bennett with a formal invitation to the MNO’s upcoming 2016 AGA in North Bay. President Lipinski stressed the need for Canada to quickly move forward on implementing the historic Daniels decision as well as establishing a federal Métis claims process.
Published on: May 2, 2016