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Some concerns about Métis-led housing project in Saskatoon reflect 'antiquated view' on inclusion: developer

A Métis-led non-profit planning a large affordable housing project in Saskatoon's Blairmore suburban centre is reacting to concerns it's moving too fast with the development — as well complaints it believes reflect an "antiquated view" on race and inclusion.

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10/26/2020

article By blending jigging and hip-hop, dancer hopes to bring new audiences to Métis dance
(Manitoba) -- Mikey Harris has spent most of his life dancing with his family, but these days he is mixing hip-hop dance with old school Métis jigging and is hoping...

9/27/2020

article Some concerns about Métis-led housing project in Saskatoon reflect 'antiquated view' on inclusion: developer
(Saskatoon) -- A Métis-led non-profit planning a large affordable housing project in Saskatoon's Blairmore suburban centre is reacting to concerns it's moving...

7/29/2020

article Métis Nation-Saskatchewan covers cancer treatment travel costs
(Saskatchewan) -- Terri Hansen-Gardiner fought for this moment. When she heard last week that Métis Nation-Saskatchewan (MN-S) will cover travel costs for its citizens...

7/18/2020

article Métis Nation Sask. citizens receive free access to Sask. national parks
(Saskatchewan) -- Parks Canada and Métis Nation - Saskatchewan signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday that states Métis citizens in the province will receive...

7/5/2020

article 'Almost like a miracle': McMurray Métis discover elder interviews thought lost in fire
(Canada) -- A summer student working for the McMurray Métis has uncovered a valuable cache of interviews with elders, their stories and memories preserved on computer...

6/27/2020

article Métis leader says children in care left out of Manitoba's pandemic response
(Canada) -- The Manitoba Metis Federation's president says the province has left vulnerable foster children out of pandemic response plans. "When this pandemic...

5/14/2020

article Métis doctor tapped to help analyze data gaps in counting Indigenous COVID-19 cases
(Canada) -- Dr. Janet Smylie has dedicated much of her over two-decade career as a Métis physician and leader in the field of Indigenous health to shedding light on the...

5/11/2020

article Historic Portage and Main BMO building to become future home of Métis Nation Heritage Centre
(Manitoba) -- The Manitoba Métis Federation has struck a deal to buy the historic Bank of Montreal building in downtown Winnipeg to ring in the province's 150th...

4/18/2020

article Métis Nation-Sask. declares state of emergency in response to COVID-19 pandemic
(Saskatchewan) -- The Métis Nation-Saskatchewan has declared a state of emergency in response to the spread of COVID-19. A news release issued on Saturday afternoon said...

4/12/2020

article Putting a Métis twist on a social media trend
(Canada) -- Since all of their upcoming dances and rehearsals were cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak, members of the D-Town Steppers in Dauphin made the best of a...

4/11/2020

article Métis dancers keep connected by putting a spin on a social media trend
(Manitoba) -- A group of Métis jiggers from Manitoba are keeping connected by putting their own spin on a new social media trend. The trend, which is often found in...

4/2/2020

article Metis Hunters' Killings Not Racially Motivated, Say Alberta RCMP. Locals Aren't So Sure.
(Alberta) -- The killings of two Metis hunters in northeastern Alberta have shaken Indigenous people in an area with a long history of tensions over race and hunting...

3/30/2020

article N.W.T. Métis Nation president praises 'groundbreaking' on the land funding
(Northwest Territories) -- The federal government is providing $2.6 million to N.W.T. First Nations in order to help get their residents out on the land during the COVID...

11/25/2019

article Sask. Métis group says future elections only open to 'registered citizens'
(Saskatchewan) -- The Métis Nation - Saskatchewan (MN-S) has changed the requirements for both voting and running in the organization's future elections. From now on...

11/23/2019

article Metis activist and Conservative MP speak out about poor Metis identification standards
(Canada) -- The recent uproar over the recipient of an Indigenous scholarship has yet to die down, and for good reason, seeing as much of this happened around Metis week...

11/1/2019

article Métis Nation-Saskatchewan terminates agreement on business loan fund
(Saskatoon) -- Administrators of a fund that provides loans to budding Métis entrepreneurs say they're concerned about the fund's future, after the organization...

10/26/2019

article McMurray Métis want council to publicly apologize for eviction in 1970s
(Edmonton) -- The McMurray Métis want a public apology from the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo for the relocation and eviction of at least 14 Indigenous families...

10/17/2019

article Métis land claim could spark 'reset' in relations between Indigenous people and government, says prof
(Saskatchewan) -- University of Saskatchewan professor Ken Coates hopes this week's massive Métis land claim will spark a change in the relationship between...

10/16/2019

article Mé​​​​​​​tis launch land claim for 120,000 square kilometres in northern Saskatchewan, Alberta
(Saskatchewan) -- Métis in Saskatchewan and Alberta are launching a massive land claim involving 120,000 square kilometres in a parcel that spans both provinces.

8/21/2019

article 'Totally shocked and surprised': Windsor Métis veteran presented with $20,000 cheque
(Windsor) -- The Rochon family was shocked when 93-year-old father Wilfred was presented with a $20,000 cheque last Sunday, commemorating Wilfred's service to Canada...

7/20/2019

article Edmonton Mé​​​​​​​tis filmmaker off to Sesame Street workshop in New York
(New York) -- How do you get to Sesame Street? An Edmonton-based Métis filmmaker is on the iconic children's show's radar and he's hoping a summit in New...

6/27/2019

article Alberta Métis celebrate historical self-government recognition
(Canada) -- Métis people in Alberta are celebrating the signing of a historical self-government agreement between the Métis Nation of Alberta and Ottawa on Thursday...
article Ottawa signs self-government agreements with Métis Nation in Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan
(Ottawa) -- The federal Liberal government signed self-government agreements with the Métis Nation of Ontario, Métis Nation of Alberta and Métis Nation-Saskatchewan on...

5/31/2019

article Mining framework promises improved First Nations negotiations, but Metis Federation says it wasn't consulted
(Manitoba) -- The Manitoba government is touting a new framework for negotiating mining rights with First Nations communities, while fielding complaints that the...

5/4/2019

article 'We are stronger together:' Advocate urges end to lateral violence against eastern Métis
(Canada) -- As an Indigenous woman and a lawyer, most of my work is with marginalized people and communities in the area of Aboriginal rights and identity. I would like...

5/2/2019

article Supreme Court will not hear Quebec community's case seeking Métis rights
(Ottawa) -- The Supreme Court of Canada will not hear the appeal of a Quebec group seeking recognition of Métis rights to occupy hunting camps on public lands. Brought...

4/29/2019

article Quebec community looks to the Supreme Court of Canada for recognition of Métis rights
(Quebec) -- It's been over a decade since Ghislain Corneau first brought his fight to the Quebec courts seeking recognition of constitutional rights-bearing Métis to...

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