Toronto and York Region Métis Community


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Fiddle Drop In

Fiddle Drop-In – Monday September 25th! “Calling all fiddlers!” The TYRMC is happy to host monthly fiddle meet ups and jams from 6:30-8pm at Warden Hilltop Community Centre (25 Mendelssohn St. – Across from Warden Subway Station). Fiddlers of all experience welcome.  The next drop-in is on Monday, September 25th. Please register below if you would like to be informed […]

September 12, 2023


Honouring Métis Heritage Through Decorative Arts

The Toronto and York Region Métis Council is excited to present the Honouring Métis Heritage Through Decorative Arts program.  This program, funded by the Ontario Arts Council through the Government of Ontario, will showcase our rich history and cultural artistic traditions. By attending, you will have the opportunity to discover the historical roots of traditional […]

September 11, 2023


Urban Portage Challenge

Urban Portage Challenge 2022-23 – F.A.Q. Who is the contact in my community for the Urban Portage Challenge?   There has been a “Community Champion” assigned to each community and that individual will be the primary contact for the Urban Portage Challenge.  A list of Community Champions will be made available locally and provincially. How do I […]

August 29, 2023


TYRMC Street Survivor Kits and Winter Coat Drive

Help our community stay safe and warm this winter with the TYRMC Street Survivor Kit Distribution and Winter Coat Drive @ Allen Gardens (Jarvis and Carlton St.). The TYRMC is accepting gently used winter coats. If you are able to provide a coat for an adult or child, please gather and drop them off on Saturday November 5th between 11am […]

October 17, 2022


TYRMC Truth & Reconciliation Event

The TYRMC would like to invite you to a Truth & Reconciliation Event  on Sunday October 23rd from 11am-3pm at our community garden space at Allan Gardens Conservatory.  Join us for a Sacred fire and Truth & Reconciliation crafts & activities – in honour of all who did not make it home from residential schools, the survivors, and their families. We […]

October 17, 2022


MNO's 29th Annual General Assembly

It’s official! Registration has opened for the 29th Annual General Assembly! The event kicks off with a canoe arrival of MNO leadership and special guests at Toronto Island Park, where there will be live music and a community BBQ. In the following days, meetings are held to discuss the business of the MNO. There will […]

July 25, 2022


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 […]

July 20, 2022


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, […]

June 10, 2022

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