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22
Mar

MNA President Poitras Applauds Precedent-Setting Federal Budget for Métis Nation

Today, Métis Nation of Alberta (“MNA”) President Audrey Poitras commended Prime Minister Trudeau and his government for the Métis Nation […]

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15
Mar

The Government of Alberta Launches the Indigenous Climate Leadership Survey and Request for Submissions

The Government of Alberta has launched the Indigenous Climate Leadership Survey and Request for Written Submissions. Both the survey and […]

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14
Mar

Residential and Commercial Solar Program Announcement

The Government of Alberta Announces Upcoming Residential and Commercial Solar Program The Government of Alberta has announced a new Residential […]

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14
Mar

Entrepreneurial Leadership Awards: MNA Region 3

Join MNA Region 3 on April 21 for their 19th Annual Entrepreneurial Leadership Awards! Please click here to download the […]

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14
Mar

MNA 4th Annual Business Mixer Seminar: Imagining the Future of Energy in Alberta

Métis Nation of Alberta invites our members, friends, and industry partners to join us for an exciting seminar on the […]

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10
Mar

Residential No-Charge Energy Savings Program Registrations

Energy Efficiency Alberta opens registrations for free install of energy efficient products in Alberta households Energy Efficiency Alberta has announced […]

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10
Mar

Métis Crossing Wins Entrepreneurship Challenge Award

Métis Crossing—the Métis heritage site near Smoky Lake owned and operated by Métis Nation of Alberta—recently won an award for […]

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9
Mar

MNA President Audrey Poitras Recognized for Outstanding Leadership

  This year, Alberta Chamber of Resources (ACR) selected Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) President Audrey Poitras as the Indigenous […]

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8
Mar

Memorandum re: Summaries on Recent Court Cases on Métis Consultation

  Today, MNA President Audrey Poitras released a memorandum pertaining to recent Alberta court cases on Métis consultation. Please scroll […]

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3
Mar

MNA President Pleased about Federal Funding for Fort Edmonton Indigenous Peoples Experience

Today, Métis Nation of Alberta President (MNA), Audrey Poitras, and dignitaries from all levels of government joined the Honourable Amarjeet […]

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27
Feb

Memorandum re: Recent Agreements with Canada and Alberta

Today, Métis Nation of Alberta President Audrey Poitras released a memorandum regarding the recent agreements with Canada and Alberta. To […]

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24
Feb

Memorandum: MNA Statement on the current Government of Alberta Métis Harvesting Policy

To: MNA Members – Harvesters CC: Members of the Provincial Council of the Métis Nation of Alberta From: Karen Collins […]

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13
Feb

4th Annual Provincial Business Mixer

  The Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) Sustainable Development and Industry Relations (SDIR) Team is thrilled to announce our 4th […]

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13
Feb

Métis Seniors and Youth Symposium

All are welcome to join Métis Nation of Alberta for a Métis Seniors and Youth Symposium from March 23 – […]

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2
Feb

Recruiting for Alberta Native Provincials

    Métis Nation of Alberta is now accepting applications for our 2017 -2018 Initiation Hockey Team, playing in the […]

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1
Feb

Métis Nation of Alberta Signs Historic Framework Agreement with Provincial Government

Today Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) President Audrey Poitras has signed a groundbreaking ten-year Framework Agreement with the Government of […]

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31
Jan

Métis Nation of Alberta and Canada Sign Agreement to Advance Métis Rights and Outstanding Claims in Alberta

    The Métis Nation of Alberta (“MNA”) has concluded a Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Reconciliation with the Government […]

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13
Jan

Community Tribute Acknowledging Dr. Herb Belcourt

Everyone is welcome to attend a community tribute in honour of Dr. Herb Belcourt, a distinguished member of Alberta’s Métis community. […]

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20
Dec

Otipemsiwak Magazine Chronicles Summer and Fall Activities at the Métis Nation of Alberta

The MNA was bustling with activity during the summer and fall months! We welcome everyone to read up on MNA […]

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16
Dec

President Poitras endorses reconciliation advancements announced during meeting with Federal Government

The future is looking bright for the Métis Nation! On December 15th, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made some groundbreaking declarations […]

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16
Dec

MNA Christmas Office Closure

We are taking special measures to let everyone know Métis Nation of Alberta Provincial Office will be closed for the […]

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14
Dec

Notice to Members on Changes to MNA Bylaws

Based on the longstanding direction from members and successive legal victories on Métis rights and related issues, including the Supreme […]

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5
Dec

Métis Week Art Contest Winners

We have our 2016 winners for our Métis Week Lapel Pin Art Contest! This year we had so many great […]

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30
Nov

MNA Youth Consultations

Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) in partnership with Deloitte, will be conducting consultation sessions in each of the six MNA regions This […]

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25
Nov

MNA/CPAC Cancer Screening Workshop Invitation

    Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC) will host a workshop regarding Cancer Screening Participation […]

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16
Nov

Press Release: Albertans Commemorate Louis Riel, Celebrate Métis Week

  Métis Nation of Alberta President (MNA) Audrey Poitras declared November 13th – 19th, 2016 “Métis Week” in Alberta. In […]

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27
Oct

Métis Week Youth Fiddle Camp

On Saturday, November 19th, youth are invited to celebrate Métis Week with a day of fiddle lessons! The fiddle camp […]

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20
Oct

Revion IV Annual General Meeting Notice

In the spirit of community growth and development, all Zone IV members are encouraged to attend the Zone IV Annual General Meeting. […]

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20
Oct

Métis Week Youth Art Contest

In celebration of Metis Week, the Metis Nation of Alberta is hosting a lapel pin design competition for youth! To participate, youth […]

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19
Oct

Join us for Métis Week!

    All are invited to partake in the joy of Métis culture during the 2016 Métis Week. From November […]

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14
Oct

MNA Scholarship Awards

Each year, Métis Nation of Alberta provides scholarships to reward outstanding academic achievement. Scholarships are open to Métis students pursuing […]

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7
Oct

River Crossing Heritage Interpretive Plan: Visioning Workshop for the Métis Nation of Alberta

The Métis Nation of Alberta and the City of Edmonton are proud partners on the Heritage Interpretive plan. This partnership will enable Métis Citizens to have an opportunity […]

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4
Oct

MNA Community Registry Events

  Become a member and join a Nation! The Métis Nation of Alberta is hosting community registry events during October […]

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4
Oct

Region 4 Volleyball Nights

Métis Nation Region 4 and Métis Nation of Alberta invite you to come out to play volleyball! Volleyball nights will […]

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28
Sep

New website connects Alberta’s Indigenous people

The Aboriginal Environmental Services Network recently released a notice regarding a new Environmental Services web initiative. Please read full statement below for […]

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28
Sep

Region 1 Community Registry Event

Become a member and join a Nation! The Métis Nation of Alberta is hosting community registry events during October and […]

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27
Sep

21 Days Notice – Region VI Métis Nation 29th Annual General Meeting

October 29, 2016 10302-90 Street Old Sure Start Building in front of Ski Hill Peace River, AB Registration 9:00 am […]

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16
Sep

Rupertsland Institute Recognized at Oslo Education Conference

  The work of the Rupertsland Institute (RLI) was received with great acclaim this week at the Oslo International Conference […]

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8
Sep

Hazard Warning for Métis Harvesters

AltaLink will be increasing the frequency of inspections along its transmission lines. As part of this initiative, AltaLink has committed […]

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17
Aug

Region 1 Traditional Land Use Open House Invitation

Métis Nation of Alberta invites you to a Region 1 open house to discuss the Fort McMurray West 500-kV Transmission […]

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15
Aug

Full Statement of Principles on Crown Consultation and Accommodation with Métis in Alberta

Background The Statement of Principles on Crown Consultation and Accommodation with Métis in Alberta (“Statement of Principles”) was unanimously adopted by […]

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26
Jul

MNA Consultation Policy Technical Working Group Update – July 2016

July 12, 2016 Meeting Update Based on feedback collected during the July 6th & 7th MNA Provincial Council meeting, the […]

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21
Jul

Ministerial Special Representative on Section 35 Métis Rights Key Findings Summary Document

Métis Nation of Alberta Legal Counsel have provided a summary document of the Ministerial Special Representative Report on Section 35 […]

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21
Jul

Métis Nation of Alberta Commends Work of Ministerial Special Representative on Métis Section 35 Rights

Report Sets Stage for Nation-to-Nation Discussions with the Federal Government (July 21, 2016) — Today, Métis Nation of Alberta (“MNA”) […]

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