Welcome to All Métis, First Nation and Inuit
For further information, call the Head Office at 506-356-7596
What to Bring:
Traditional law applies: No Drugs, alcohol or mind changers. Please
come have a great time and bring a clear heart. This is a reuniting of
Anyone attending the gathering is entering the grounds at their own
risk. The owners of the property will not be held responsible for ANY
personal or property damage.
CMC DISCUSSION FORUM
The CMC is pleased to inform you of our new discussion Forum. This
Forum is an email list dedicated to its membership. Members are
welcome to discuss the direction you would like to see the CMC head, to meet other members and many other
topics. The list is owned and managed by CMC members and is not
open to the public.
Link for further info:
Link to subscribe via email:
CANADA PENSION PLAN and OLD AGE SECURITY PROGRAMS
The Government of Canada has released updated information on the
Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Old Age Security (OAS) programs. Of
particular interest is information on the Guaranteed Income Supplement
and Child Rearing Drop-out Provision, under the Canada Pension Plan.
The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that it provides
the necessary support for seniors, in particular those with lower
income who are the most vulnerable, persons with disabilities, aboriginals,
and people who speak neither of Canada's two official languages.
The government has asked the Canadian Metis Council to distribute
information to its members. Brochures can be obtained through the
registry office at 2395
Route 385 Blue Mountain Bend, New Brunswick, E7G 3K6
phone 506-356-7596 to have information mailed.
also be obtained through the government website at www.sdc.gc.ca
ONTARIO METIS VETERANS ASSOCIATION
The Ontario Metis Veterans Association is looking for veterans
who have served our country during both peacetime and wartime. The
Association has an Honour Roll of our veterans that even the Canadian
government does not have. If you are a Metis veteran, contact Harvey
Horlack, 2263 Weston Road, Apt. 202, Toronto, ON M9N 1Z5 or phone
him at (416) 242-7445. The Metis Nations Veterans Association in
the United States is also looking for Canadian aboriginal veterans.
The Association can be contacted at Metis Nations Veterans Association,
7672 Aulls Rd., Savona, NY, USA 14879, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone (607) 776-6776.
The Canadian Métis
Council (CMC) is dedicated to the concerns of the Métis people regarding
culture, harvesting rights, education, health, youth, justice and
other related issues. CMC is also dedicated to the promotion of
Métis culture and history. CMC also encourages involvement of our
members with other political and cultural organizations.
Rights Comes Responsibility~
The Canadian Métis Council was established
in 1997 to further the economic, political, spiritual and cultural
aspirations of Canada's Métis people.
The Canadian Métis Council is comprised
of over 50 community councils and affiliate Métis organizations
in every province of Canada. As well, treaties have been signed
with Métis organizations in the United States.
Governed by a Board of Directors,
the Canadian Métis Council is a non-profit corporation concerned
with cultural issues, harvesting rights, education, health, youth,
justice and other related issues that directly effect the Métis
people of North America.
Persons who believe that they have
Aboriginal ancestry are invited to submit an application to CMC's
Registry Office. An application form can be printed from this site
and mailed to the Registry Office along with an application fee
of $100 Cdn, made payable to the Canadian Métis Council.
It is important that the applicant
provide proof of Aboriginal ancestry. Guidelines are provided with