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MNOWC All Candidates Townhall

The MNOWC will be hosting an All Candidates Townhall for all MNO citizens Monday, April 8th 2024 at 7 PM ET. The focus of this townhall is to offer all candidates running in the 2024 election an opportunity to speak.  More importantly, they will have the chance to present their electoral platform and how they […]

April 3, 2024


Gentle Fitness with Rachel

Start the new year off right with Coach Rachel! These weekly classes, beginning January 10th, are an opportunity to gather with our community and build strength, mobility, and awareness through movement. Classes will be accessible for all levels of mobility, with options for chair-based movement.  All classes will be recorded, and class recordings will be available for download to replay […]

January 4, 2024


The Gathering of the Wise Oldsters // Lii Mamawapowuk dii Smaart Vyeu Moond

Take part in this year’s Gathering of the Wise Oldsters program, an online community gathering for Métis persons aged 55+! This online program, delivered via Zoom, will help you, our Métis seniors, connect with community through various cultural and social programs. The theme for 2024 is Finding our Stories to Honour our Ancestors. The ten bi-weekly gatherings will include sharing stories, crafts, culture, […]

January 4, 2024


Decorative Bags Workshop Registration - Honouring Métis Heritage through Decorative Arts

Decorative bags have been a part of Métis culture for quite some time; however, the needs of our peoples have changed throughout history. Traditionally bags would carry medicines or ammunition. Today one thing Métis people carry is their cell phone. Inspired by the concept, #ModernMétis, workshop facilitator, Marissa Magneson, designed a decorative cell phone bag. […]

November 17, 2023


Design Concepts - Honouring Metis Heritage Through Decorative Arts

What makes Métis decorative art forms unique? How do I begin to design my own pattern? What is the difference between copying another artist and drawing inspiration from them? Join Marissa Magneson on Tuesday, November 28th at 7pm via Zoom to learn about the uniqueness of Métis decorative arts design concepts and how to draft […]

November 13, 2023


TYRMC On Ai Famii (We are Family)  Program - February Family Gathering

Register Here: The Toronto & York Region Métis Council is excited to offer a community gathering for Métis families with children 12 and under called “On Ai Famii – We are Family”.  Our first gathering will be held virtually on Saturday February 4th from 10:30am to 12pm. At this event, we will be playing […]

January 23, 2023


TYRMC Shaggy Rag Rug Workshop

Join the Toronto & York Region Métis Council in this Shaggy Rag Rug workshop, which will focus on taking action on textile waste while learning to repurpose old fabric scraps into a shaggy rag rug.  Participants will need fabric scraps (t-shirt/jersey knit material), scissors OR rotary cutter+mat to participate in this workshop! Please note: to make a 2ft […]

September 14, 2022


Métis Language & Culture Camp

Michif, one of the languages of the Métis people, is considered endangered and the number of Michif speakers has declined significantly in recent decades. Language is one of the most important aspect of culture, we want to provide all citizens with an opportunity to learn the basics of the Michif language in a fun and […]

July 25, 2022


Podcasting 101

MNO citizens come and learn the basics of podcasting, virtually, at the Jelly Academy! Use the code MNO_FREE to register for free. Let’s bring more of our Métis stories to a digital platform! Podcasting 101 will cover the basics of Podcasting and how you can get started, including the recording space and equipment you should […]

June 7, 2022

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