NEWS & SPECIAL EVENTS
NOVEMBER 5, 2017: INAC to start consultation on Indian registration, band membership
POSTED: OCTOBER 12, 2017: Metis Sixties Scoop survivors left out of settlement payment
POSTED: OCTOBER 2, 2017: Ottawa racks up $110,000 in legal bills to avoid paying for Indigenous teen’s braces
POSTED: SEPTEMBER 27, 2017: The people left behind by Trudeau’s promised nation-to-nation relationship. The feds’ talk around Bill S-3 reveals Indigenous women and children are being ignored in discussions on Indian status
POSTED: SEPTEMBER 19, 2017: Canada posts C$17.8 billion deficit in 2016-2017
POSTED: SEPTEMBER 19, 2017: Public Accounts of Canada - 2016
POSTED: SEPTEMBER 18, 2017: "It is precisely because education was the primary tool of oppression of Aboriginal people, and miseducation of all Canadians, that we have concluded that education holds the key to reconciliation" - Justice Murray Sinclair
POSTED: SEPTEMBER 15, 2017: The Directors of the Metis Nation of Canada attended an evening of reconciliation at the University of the Fraser Valley. The Founder of the Metis Nation of Canada is presently working with the university of the Fraser Valley to create a Memorial on Campus at Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada.
POSTED: SEPTEMBER 7, 2017: Prime Minister to host First Ministers’ Meeting and meeting with National Indigenous leaders
POSTED: AUGUST 29, 2017: New Ministers to support the renewed relationship with Indigenous Peoples
POSTED: AUGUST 1, 2017: MÉTIS NATION OF CANADA PRESS RELEASE - AUGUST 1, 2017
POSTED: JULY 30, 2017: Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 (General Assembly resolution 217 A) as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected and it has been translated into over 500 languages.
POSTED: JULY 8, 2017: Métis Nation of Canada 2017 Annual General Meeting | Founding Directors Meeting, Old Fort Bay, Québec Canada
POSTED: JUNE 25, 2017: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Canada has a strong record of supporting and advancing Aboriginal and treaty rights domestically and is committed to continuing to work internationally on indigenous issues. On November 12, 2010, the Government of Canada formally endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in a manner fully consistent with Canada’s Constitution and laws.
Canada Commits to Increased Post-Secondary Funding For First Nations and Inuit Students
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada Helping First Nations and Inuit students succeed in completing their post-secondary studies will significantly improve their quality of life, allowing them to access better job opportunities and contributing to stronger economic growth in their communities, and in Canada. To ensure that First Nation.
POSTED: JUNE 20, 2017: Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada | 2016–2017 Report on Plans and Priorities
POSTED: APRIL 13, 2017: Métis Nation of Canada Press Release