Toronto and York Region Métis Community

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2022 TYRMC Powley Day Celebration

On Saturday September 24th, we gathered at our community garden at Allan Gardens Conservatory to remember the decade long fight led by the MNO with Steve and Roddy Powley for recognition of Métis harvesting rights in the R. v. Powley case. Marsee to Métis earth worker, Ethan Dankert-Lannigan, who shared their knowledge on harvesting practices including […]

TYRMC Voyager Paddle

The Toronto & York Region Métis Council met at the Toronto Harbourfront on Sunday July 17 for a paddle to the Toronto Islands in a voyageur canoe!

The TYRMC at the Métis Nation of Ontario’s 2022 Annual General Assembly

This year’s Annual General Assembly was held in Toronto on August 18th – 21st, 2022. The Assembly opened with a canoe arrival of Métis leaders and dignitaries on the Toronto Islands, with meetings and presentations at the InterContinental Hotel in the days following. Read more about the happenings of the AGA here: https://www.metisnation.org/news/metis-nation-of-ontario-concludes-successful-annual-general-assembly/

PRIDE 2022

“Toronto Pride 2022 was an incredible experience. After 2 long pandemic years, I was truly looking forward to celebrating this event in person. The Métis Nation of Ontario was invited to carry our flag alongside the 2-Spirited People of the 1st Nations and other Indigenous Nations who helped open and lead the parade. I met up […]

TYRMC Workshops 2022

Beaded & Tufted Scissor Case Workshop – February/March 2022 Beaded Poppy Workshop – Feb 22

TYRMC Medicine Walk – June 13, 2022

For the last meeting of our Spring Sharing Circle for Métis well-being with Tera Beaulieu and Associates of the Weaving Wellness Centre, we went for a Medicine Walk in Magwood Park! On June 13th, Ethan Dankert-Lannigan guided us through a trail in the park and shared their knowledge of the plants and animals that lived […]

2-Spirit Pow Wow

On Saturday, June 4th 2022, the TYRMC attended Toronto’s first-ever 2-Spirit Pow Wow, hosted by the 2-Spirited People of the First Nations. At Downsview Park in Toronto/Tkaronto, community members who identify as 2-Spirited, as well as many allies, celebrated their place in modern society on a brilliantly sunny day. There was lots of dancing, singing, […]

Métis Rendezvous 2022

Join the TYRMC at the 2022 Métis Rendezvous!

TYRMC Workshops 2021

Beaded Snowflake Workshop – Dec 7 Beaded Orange Shirts – Sept 2021 Tufted Medicine Bags (2021) Moccasin Workshop – Summer 2021

Canning Demonstration

Recipe Ingredients: 1 bag apples (cored + peeled) 1/4 cup sugar 3/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon Directions: Put all ingredients in a pot and cover. Cook on medium heat until desired texture, stirring often. Put in jars, leaving 1/4 inch of space. Remove air pockets and place in water bath for 15 minutes.

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