Métis Nation of Ontario and Canada Sign Breakthrough Agreement on Self-government

 

Due to technical difficulties, the live stream of this morning’s historic event was not accessible. Watch the entire signing ceremony video here.

 

On June 27th at 10:00 a.m. in Ottawa, Métis Nation of Ontario President Margaret Froh and the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Canada’s Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations, signed the first ever self-government agreement between the Government of Canada and a Métis government.

 

They will be joined by the Provisional Council of the Métis Nation of Ontario, as well as Métis leadership, youth and Elders from Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta. The Métis Nation of Alberta and Métis Nation-Saskatchewan will also be signing similar self-government agreements with Minister Bennett at the event.

 

This day is expected to mark another significant milestone in the MNO’s 26-year journey advancing Metis rights, self-determination and self-government in Ontario. The event will honour our history and celebrate our future and it is to be shared with Citizens throughout Ontario.

 

Date:June 27, 2019, 10:00 a.m. (EDT)
Where: Wellington Building (Room 425), 180 Wellington St., Ottawa, Ontario

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