Manitoba Metis Federation

Manitoba Metis Federation

March 08, 2013 07:00 ET

Media Advisory/REMINDER: President David Chartrand of the Manitoba Metis Federation Reacts to Historic Supreme Court Ruling

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 8, 2013) - President David Chartrand of the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) will make comments immediately following the Supreme Court ruling of the MMF v Canada case. This case deals with the acknowledgement of the courts that the Government of Canada has failed to abide by land allocations in the Manitoba Act. This ruling will end over 30 years of court challenges by the MMF.

President Chartrand will also host a press conference that day at the Charles Lynch Theatre. He will be joined by President Clement Chartier of the Métis National Council and Andrew Carrier of the MMF.

They will be available for questions at both venues following their comments.

Note: This advisory is subject to change without notice.

Event: President David Chartrand (MMF) reacts to Supreme Court ruling
Date: Friday, March 8, 2013
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Lobby of the Supreme Court of Canada, 301 Wellington Street West, Ottawa ON, K1A 0J1
Event: MMF National Press Conference
Date: Friday, March 8, 2013
Time: 2:15 pm
Location: Charles Lynch Theatre, Room 130-S, Centre Block, Ottawa ON

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