NEWS & SPECIAL EVENTS

POSTED SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Canada posts C$17.8 billion deficit in 2016-2017

http://www.reuters.com/article/canada-budget/canada-posts-c17-8-bln-deficit-in-2016-2017-idUSL2N1M00K0  

POSTED: SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

PUBLIC ACCOUNTS OF CANADA - 2016

https://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/recgen/cpc-pac/2016/pdf/2016-vol2-eng.pdf

POSTED: SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Ministers Bennett, Philpott and Wilson-Raybould Recognize the 10th Anniversary of Adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

https://www.canada.ca/en/indigenous-northern-affairs/news/2017/09/ministers_bennettphilpottandwilson-raybouldrecognizethe10thanniv.html

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
JUSTIN TRUDEAU, PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA NEWS  RELEASE - SEPTEMBER 7, 2017
Prime Minister to host First Ministers’ Meeting and meeting with National Indigenous leaders

POSTED: AUGUST 29, 2017
JUSTIN TRUDEAU, PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA NEWS  RELEASE - AUGUST 27, 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