Upcoming Events

Take Home Naloxone Kit (THNK) Training and Distribution

The MNA is travelling to Region 5 and 6 to bring you free Take Home Naloxone Kit (THNK) distribution and training. We will be in Region 1 from July 5-10.

Naloxone is a lifesaving medicine that can reverse opioid overdose. Be prepared and take the training.

Drop-in times are available for anyone with questions or who has received THNK training and requires a new kit.

To find a location in Region 1, download our Region 1 poster
To find a location in Region 6, download our Region 6 poster.
To find a location in Region 5, download our Region 5 poster.

To register or for more information, contact health@metis.org or phone 780-455-2200 ext. 435.

Cancer Focus Groups

Are you a Métis cancer patient, survivor, or a family member of someone with cancer? Share your stories and experiences in a supportive, small group environment as part of a research study that will help Métis Albertans on their cancer journeys. We will be creating a Métis-specific resource to be given to newly diagnosed cancer patients.

Details
Date: 
Saturday, July 14, 2018
Time:
11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Location:
MNA Provincial Head Office, #100-11738 Kingsway NW, Edmonton AB

Light snacks and refreshments will be provided. All registered participants will be reimbursed for mileage & receive an honorarium. To receive reimbursement for travel, please register by July 9. If travelling from out of town, accommodations will be provided. Citizen ID, name, & contact information MUST be provided to register and receive reimbursement.

Limited spots are available. To register, please contact Heather Curtis at hcurtis@metis.org or call 780-455-2200 Ext. 326.

For more details, download our poster.

Back to Batoche Days

Take a trip to Batoche, Saskatchewan on July 19 to 22 for a cultural weekend celebrating Métis heritage. Enjoy exciting events at the Back to Batoche Festival Grounds like chuckwagon and chariot races; jigging, horseshoe, and bannock competitions; as well as a variety of artisan goods and crafts.

Special activities will be available at both the Batoche National Historic Site, and the Back to Batoche Festival Grounds located 1 kilometre north of Batoche.

Details
Date: 
Thursday, July 19 to Sunday, July 22, 2018
Location: 
Batoche National Historic Site and Batoche Festival Grounds, one hour north of Saskatoon or one hour south of Prince Albert, located on Highway 225, Batoche, SK, S0K 3R0 

For further details, go to Back To Batoche Festival, phone +1-306-423-6227 or email batoche.info@pc.gc.ca

90th Annual General Assembly – Lac La Biche

The Métis Nation of Alberta 90th Annual General Assembly will take place in Lac La Biche.

Details
Date: Thursday, August 9, 2018 to Sunday, August 12, 2018
Time: TBD
Location: Bold Center, #100 8702-91 Ave., Lac La Biche, AB.

For more details on the trade show and accommodations, follow the link.

For more information, please contact Ron Harrison at rharrison@metis.org or Marilyn Lizee at mlizee@metis.org or call (780) 455 2200.

Click here to view or print the PDF poster.

Region 3: Non-restricted Firearms Safety Course

Be safe and learn about non-restricted firearms safety!

MNA Region 3 is offering the Non-Restricted Certified Canadian Firearms Safety Course, taught by instructor Dave Shields Sr., on August 18. This course is required to apply for a Possession & Acquisition Licence (PAL) to own firearms and ammunition for harvesting purposes. Participation is free for Métis citizens, but is limited to citizens ages 12 and up.

Details
Date: 
Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: 
MNA Region 3 Office, 1415 28th Street NE, Calgary, AB

Please bring one piece of government-issued photo ID. For more details, download our poster.

To apply, provide your Citizen ID, name, birth date, address and contact info to the Region 3 Office at 1-800-267-5844.

 

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