For Immediate Release Edmonton, AB – March 14, 2019, Gerald Cunningham President of the Metis Settlements General Council, Darren Calliou – Vice President, Metis Settlements General Council, the Honourable Shannon Phillips, Minister of Alberta Environment and Parks, and the Honourable Richard Feehan, Minister of Indigenous Relations signed the Metis Settlements General Council – Government of…

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December 17, 2018 Ottawa, ON (TBC) Together, Canada and the Métis are working towards a renewed relationship, based on recognition of rights, respect, co-operation and partnership. As we build this new future, reconciliation requires that we acknowledge the wrongs of the past and work collaboratively to respectfully resolve them. Today, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister…

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The Metis Settlements were well represented at the 2018 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships held in Membertou, Nova Scotia from May 6-12, 2018. This annual tournament involves elite midget age players from different regions of Canada participating. Team Alberta Participants included: Top Row, Left to Right: Simon Bartman, Elizabeth Theo Cunningham, Gift Lake Mackenzie Dachuk, Paddle…

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On April 3rd, 2018 the MSGC, following inquiry, was notified that Canada was attending the 17th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in New York and that there was an opportunity for the MSGC to attend with the Canadian delegation and on behalf of the Metis Settlements. The discussion of this…

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A group of Metis Settlement youth are proud to represent Alberta at a prestigious hockey tournament being held in Membertou, Nova Scotia from May 6-12, 2018. The tournament is held annually and elite athletes from every province are invited to participate. The Metis Settlement female participants, from left to right, are: MacKenzie Dachuk (Paddle Prairie), Courtney…

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Edmonton – April 10, 2018 From April 5th to 8th, 2018, the 25th Annual Native Provincial Hockey Championships took place at rinks across Edmonton. Many youth from the Metis Settlements joined in the 25th Anniversary Celebrations at this year’s ANPHC Tournament. More than 3,500 aboriginal youth took part in this special event. The Metis Settlements General…

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