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Article from the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs
MNO?President Gary Lipinski presenting Minister Zimmer with M¨¦tis spoons
after the announcement?during the MNO 2013 Annual General Assembly.
Ontario is helping the M¨¦tis Nation of Ontario (MNO) create jobs and explore new business opportunities.
Through the New Relationship Fund, MNO is hiring:
The New Relationship Fund is also continuing to fund consultation coordinators to enhance MNO¡¯s engagement with government and industry on lands and resources matters. Consultation coordinators are vital in helping MNO drive economic growth and pursue a range of business opportunities in the province¡¯s resource sector and beyond.
Building strong, meaningful partnerships with Aboriginal communities and organizations is part of the Ontario government¡¯s plan to create jobs and greater economic opportunity across the province.
¡°The New Relationship Fund is an economic driver that helps Aboriginal communities and organizations take part in consultation and pursue economic development opportunities. Our government¡¯s support of M¨¦tis communities helps ensure more jobs and a more prosperous Ontario for everyone.¡±
¡ª David Zimmer, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs
¡°This announcement builds on the strong relationship that has developed between the MNO and Ontario through the MNO-Ontario Framework Agreement, which was signed in 2008.? The Framework Agreement has allowed both governments to work together in areas of our mutual interest including strengthening the MNO; recognizing and promoting M¨¦tis history and culture; enhancing the well-being of M¨¦tis individuals, families and communities; and facilitating the recognition of M¨¦tis rights in Ontario.¡±
¡ª?? Gary Lipinski, President of the M¨¦tis Nation of Ontario
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