The Metis Settlement General Council has signed the Framework Agreement for Advancing Reconciliation with the federal government.
A map outlining the Metis Nation homeland has been met with controversy by both the Metis and First Nations.
Nadine is a Métis 60s Scoop survivor who is reclaiming her heritage. She was born in the Northwest Territories and raised in Toronto. She's learning the language and connecting with family members she never knew existed through Facebook.
B.C.'s Métis community signed an agreeement with the province to transfer control of child welfare programs back to the Metis community. This agreement with help to substantially reduce the number of Métis children and youth in government care.
On May 25, 2018, the Métis in Fort McMurray purchased 3.7 hectares of Crown land from the province of Alberta. Purchasing this land is a step toward reconciliation.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the Métis National Council, and the Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) plan to back out of their meeting with Canada's premiers on Monday, July 17, 2017, in Edmonton.
A report by lawyer Tom Isaac, originally commissioned by the Conservative government, recommends that Canada establish a a "nation-to-nation, government-to-government relationship" with the country's Métis peoples.
The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously ruled that Metis and non-status are "Indians" under the Constitution.
"Non-status Indians and Metis are 'Indians' under (the Constitution) and it is the federal government to whom they can turn," the unanimous 9-0 ruling said.
A foster mother fighting to adopt a Metis toddler she has raised since birth says she's outraged that British Columbia's Children's Ministry has barred the girl from attending a cultural event in her honour.