The Metis Nation of Canada was Founded by Bryce Douglas Fequet to ensure that the métis people of Canada, who are not recognized by the Métis National Council and/or other métis organizations, would have a national organization that would offer them recognition and advocate for their rights to be respectfully acknowledged and recognized by the Government of Canada.
The Metis Nation of Canada was federally Incorporated as a non-profit organization to assist Canadian citizens who want to acknowledge and self-Identify with their indigenous ancestry but who are encountering various levels of discrimination from established métis organizations and government.
The Metis Nation of Canada envisions a Canada where all Canadian citizens who acknowledge their indigenous ancestry and who choose to self Identify according to the Constitution Act of 1982, Section 35 will be given that right. The Supreme Court of Canada also ruled on Thursday, April 14, 2016 that “Indians” in Sec. 91(24) of the Constitution Act of 1867 — which lists the areas over which the Canadian government has sole jurisdiction — does not just refer to First Nations with registered Indian status and Inuit peoples, but to all aboriginal peoples in Canada, including Métis and non-status Indians.
The Métis Nation of Canada will work with you and for you to ensure that your rights as an aboriginal person under the laws of Canada are respected regardless of where you live in Canada.