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Organization: Métis Nation of Ontario  
Phone Numbers: 613-798-1488
Toll-Free: 1-800-263-4889
Fax: 613-722-4225
500 Old St Patrick St, Unit 3
Ottawa, ON
K1N 9G4
Intersection: King Edward Ave and St Patrick St
Location: Ottawa
Executives: Margaret Froh - President
Service Description: Represents the collective aspirations, rights and interests of Métis people and communities throughout Ontario

Provincial delivery structure to meet the socio-economic needs of its citizens and communities * delivers programs and services to its citizens through the following branches: Healing and Wellness; Education and Training; Infinity Property Services; Lands, Resources and Consultation; and Economic Development * through these branches, maintains delivery access points across the province for approximately 73,000 Ontario Métis and other Aboriginal groups

Healing and Wellness Branch - Central coordination of community-based programs and support services delivered across communities across the province * client-driven, family-centred, wholistic care * videoconferencing suites with access to Ontario Telemedicine programming, including psychiatry and other health care specialists
  • healthy parenting
  • early childhood development
  • chronic disease management
  • healthy aging
  • independent living
  • addictions prevention
  • problem gambling
  • mental wellness

Provisional Council (PCMNO) - 19-member elected council * works with the General Assembly to provides direction and oversight

Community Councils - Local councils of citizens elected to manage the affairs in each of the chartered Métis communities

Captains of the Hunt (COTH) - Regional management of annual harvesting in traditional territories, in cooperation with the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry * helps people obtain, complete, and file applications for Harvester's certificates * annual survey on the number, species, and location of animals taken by Harvester's certificate holders * investigation of complaints and charges related to Métis harvesting

Métis Nation of Ontario Women's Council - Advocacy, and promotion of women's issues * works with community councils, Aboriginal boards, government bodies, and women's groups to assist Métis people with issues specific to women

Veterans Council (MNOVC) - Chartered council of citizens elected to represent the interests of Métis veterans

Youth Council - Chartered council of youth citizens elected to identify issues impacting Métis youth

Regional offices - there are office locations across the province

Fees: Administrative fee for MNO citizenship * membership not required for any Healing and Wellness Services
Application: No referral required * application form and instructions on website * citizenship requires documentation of historic Métis ancestry, which then becomes part of the centralized registry * veteran membership requires additional forms and documentation of military service
Eligibility / Target Population: People who self-identify as Métis, are not enrolled on any other Aboriginal registry, and are of historic Métis ancestry or reside in Métis communities
Languages: English
Area Served:
See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Indigenous Peoples

This information was last completely updated on December 12, 2017

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"About Us"
We, the Métis Nation, are a distinct Nation among the Aboriginal peoples in Canada and as such our Aboriginal and treaty rights are recognized and affirmed under Section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982.

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