Current Problems: Government Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation

Exploring Theme: "Métis Nation Ontario vs First Nations"

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February 8, 2024


One substantial amendment accompanies Bill C-53 to Parliament for third reading 

Ron Quintal, president of the Fort McKay Métis Nation, and Nishawbe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler. Windspeaker.com: Ron Quintal, president of the Fort McKay Métis Nation, is pleased with what could arguably be called the only substantial amendment from INAN, the all-party Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee, on Bill C-53. Today,...

January 31, 2024


Funding for environmental project stokes more friction between Métis Nation Ontario and Ontario chiefs

“This is simply just the latest example of the MNO further attempting to claim a land base that historically has never existed in Ontario.” — Chiefs of Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare Chiefs of Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare and Métis Nation of Ontario President Margaret Froh. Clarification made Feb. 2 on the small area...

January 21, 2024


Anishinabek Nation leadership confirms position on the Métis Nation of Ontario

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (January 19, 2024) – The Anishinabek Nation wishes to make it unequivocally clear that the recent meeting involving former Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief John Beaucage, his former Chief of Staff Bob Goulais, and a former Métis Nation of Ontario (MNO) leader did not involve the Anishinabek Nation nor represents the current...

November 23, 2023


Métis National Council president tells MPs self-government bill must pass

Cassidy Caron speaks against ‘misinformation’ concerning Bill C-53 CBC Indigenous: The Canadian government must fulfil its long-standing promise of self-government for the Métis Nation by passing Bill C-53, the president of the Métis National Council told members of Parliament Thursday. “Simply put, it’s time,” Cassidy Caron said in prepared remarks before the House of Commons Indigenous affairs committee...

November 15, 2023


‘We’ve been accused of being Métis deniers’: Trudeau government’s proposed law pits First Nations against Ontario Métis

A new bill recognizing Métis rights in Ontario, Alberta and Quebec is being met with outrage from First Nations and Métis groups. By Joy SpearChief Morris Ottawa Bureau The Toronto Star: A new bill recognizing Métis rights in Ontario, Alberta and Quebec is being met with outrage from First Nations and Métis groups, who say the proposed...

October 27, 2023


Métis presidents urge standing committee to pass Bill C-53 without amendments

“Failing to pass C-53 will hurt all Métis people and the advancement of all Indigenous people in Canada.” —Métis Nation of Alberta President Andrea Sandmaier Métis Nation of Alberta President Andrea Sandmaier, Métis Nation of Ontario President Margaret Froh and Métis Nation-Saskatchewan Vice President Michelle LeClair. Windspeaker.com: It’s not at this stage in the process...

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