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

March 19, 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 care and indigenous skills employment and training. All parties participated in meaningful discussions and agreed to undertake joint work and policy co-development on Métis health, education, child and family services, economic development and the new fiscal relationship, all of which are priority areas for the second year of the Accord.