Canada, Métis Nation pledge to improve Métis programs, outcomes

June 12, 2019

The Government of Canada and Métis National Council have signed the Canada-Métis Nation Post-Secondary Education Sub-Accord. Described as "a historic step in closing the postsecondary education attainment gap between Métis Nation citizens and non-Indigenous Canadians," the sub-accord comes on the heels of a post-secondary education review announced in Budget 2017. The Sub-Accord establishes new approaches for improving the education outcomes of Métis students and programs, student support, community-based programs and services, and governance capacity. Métis Nation (National)