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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 […]

Learning Exchange Template

The goal of the Learning Exchange area of the site is to create a space where TYRMC citizens can exchange skills and traditions with one another. It’s open to any and all TYRMC citizens: you don’t need teaching experience to share in this space. Format This section is our most flexible in terms of format and […]

Recording, Editing & Uploading Resources

Video Basic selfie video instructions using a phone Setting up your camera. If you haven’t got someone available to record you, use a selfie stick, a stack of books or one of the shelves on your bookcase to hold the camera. If none of these options are available just hold the phone with your hands […]

News Template

The News section contains written highlights of news (and can include photos) that will be relevant to the TYRMC community exclusively. These include brief recaps of meetings, consultations, or election information, but could include important news about individual TYRMC citizens too. The goal of the News section is to give other TYRMC citizens a sense […]

Métis Art Template

The artwork area of the site features visual arts and crafts created by Métis artists and craftspeople. The goal is to showcase community citizens’ works in a dedicated gallery space. Submitting pieces to the art gallery To submit a piece to the gallery, please include the following in an email addressed to council@tyrmc.org: Images submitted […]

Event Highlights Template

The Event Highlights section of the site is a space to share past events through: a long video recording of an entire event (e.g., a 2-hour workshop)  a short video recap of event highlights (e.g., a 3-minute video recap of Louis Riel Day) a written recap of event highlights with or without images a combination […]

Citizen Spotlight Templates

Citizen Spotlights are blog-type written feature stories about Métis citizens in your community. There are two types of spotlights: Work/Achievement Showcase Spotlight Goal To showcase the work or achievements of a community citizen to celebrate their contribution to the Métis community. Who to feature Not limited to TYRMC citizen, could be someone in the broader […]

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