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Government Commitments to Truth and Reconciliation

Canada – Métis Bilateral Meetings

June 15, 2018

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 in funding over 10 years to respond to the unique needs and concerns of the Métis Nation, including:

  1. $500 million over 10 years to support a Métis Nation housing strategy
  2. $10 million in 2018-19 to support Métis Nation post-secondary education
  3. $6 million over five years to support the Métis Nation in gathering health data and developing a health strategy.