Background Content: Government Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation

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December 10, 2019

2019 Indigenous Economic Reconciliation Report

Launch of 2019 Indigenous Economic Reconciliation Report Recommendations on Reconciliation and Inclusive Economic Growth for Indigenous Peoples and Canada. The report was a result of a three-part series, in 2017 and 2018, on economic reconciliation and inclusive growth in Canada called “Expanding the Circle: What Reconciliation and Inclusive Economic Growth Can Mean for Indigenous Peoples...

June 13, 2019

Canada – Métis Bilateral Meetings: Third Summit

The leaders reviewed in the third summit progress made over the past year in social and economic policies and programs, governance, and reconciliation. Achievements include historic investments to support: a Métis Nation-led post-secondary education strategy (see C2A # 11) investments to recognize the contributions of Métis veterans during the Second World War (see “E –...

April 1, 2019

Canada – Métis Bilateral Meetings

Pan Indigenous Implementation of initiatives begun during the previous mandate Fully implement Child and Family Services and Indigenous Languages legislation Develop a National Action Plan following Inquiry into MMIWG Continue to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action Continue support for nation re-building Address critical infrastructure needs New Commitments Advance co-development of legislation...

August 20, 2018

Canada – Métis Bilateral Meetings: Métis Nation Health Policy Session

The Métis Nation Health Policy Session in Ottawa August 20-21, 2018, concluded with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Canada for the development of a 10-year Accord that will identify the health needs of Métis people and ways in which the Government of Canada can support the Métis Nation...

June 15, 2018

Canada – Métis Bilateral Meetings

The priorities identified during today’s meeting include education, health, Métis veterans, the new fiscal relationship, child and family services, economic development, environment, clean growth, and infrastructure. Participants will work together over the next year to advance these priorities, and will report on progress made at the next Crown-Métis Nation Summit. Budget 2018 provided $516 million...

March 19, 2018

Canada – Métis Bilateral Meetings: implementation of investments in Budget 2018

Today’s meeting provided an opportunity for Ministers and Métis Nation Presidents to discuss the implementation of investments in Budget 2018 which will advance key Métis Nation priorities set out in the Accord. Ministers and Métis Nation leaders also actioned further work on accords to implement Budget commitments in relation to housing, early learning and child...

September 21, 2017

Canada – Métis Bilateral Meetings

Today’s meeting provided an opportunity for the Leaders of the Métis Nation to meet with key federal Ministers to discuss progress in advancing and implementing the priorities of the Canada-Métis Nation Accord. The Leaders and Ministers reaffirmed the value of the Permanent Bilateral Mechanism process and their ongoing commitment to undertaking joint work and policy...

April 13, 2017

Canada – Métis Nation Accord

The Accord marks a significant step towards a renewed government-to-government relationship based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership. It outlines the ways in which the Government of Canada and the Métis National Council and its Governing Members will work together to set priorities and develop policy in areas of shared interest. The Accord...

April 13, 2017

Métis Nation Accord Annex – Fiscal Relations

Funding Mechanisms: The Parties will work, on a government-to-government basis, to renew the fiscal relationship, based on cooperation and respect for Métis rights and move towards sufficient, predictable and sustained funding for the Métis Nation. This cooperative undertaking will aim to improve the federal approach to funding to ensure it is fair and equitable, while...

April 13, 2017

Métis Nation Accord: Social Innovation:

The Parties will explore opportunities to achieve better social and economic outcomes using emerging social innovation approaches, such as social finance and social enterprise. This work will build on successful bilateral engagement to date, with the potential to contribute to the federal Social Innovation and Social Finance Strategy to be developed in 2017....

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