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Métis Nation of Ontario, Ottawa sign memo of understanding 

Thursday, March 02, 2017 @ 7:00 PM | By Jeff Buckstein

The Métis Nation of Ontario has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to advance reconciliation with the federal government that could lead to a historic land settlement.

“The anticipated framework agreement would establish a formal negotiations process based on mutually agreeable subject matters, including Métis self-government, lands, rights and outstanding claims against the Crown,” the parties announced, with September 2017 as the deadline to arrive at a framework agreement.

“If the parties are able to develop a mutually acceptable framework agreement through the exploratory discussion table,...