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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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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Assembly Meets with Federal Minister On Friday, March 16th, the Metis Settlements General Council Assembly wrapped up a three-day strategic planning and governance retreat with a round table meeting that included Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Dr. Carolyn Bennett. At the meeting, the Minister was presented with a draft of a Metis Settlements-Canada…

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Calgary – February 5, 2018 On February 5th, 2018, the Metis Settlements General Council sent a team, led by President Gerald Cunningham, to the Alberta & Saskatchewan Renewable Energy Finance Summit in Calgary. At the request of Ministers Richard Feehan (Indigenous Relations), Shannon Phillips (Environment), and Marg McCuaig-Boyd (Energy), President Cunningham also  provided remarks at…

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