MNBC Culture Series: Jónína Kirton (Issue #3)

Photo: Mayors Arts Award 2016 - Jonina, Mayor Robertson, Betsy Warland

Jónína Kirton is a prairie born, proud MNBC citizen and is a Métis/Icelandic poet, author and facilitator who currently resides in the Lower Mainland. She has been involved with the Aboriginal Writers Collective – West Coast, and she coordinated the first National Indigenous Writers Conference in Vancouver 2013. In 2015 Kirton joined the editorial board of Room Magazine. Jónína’s work has been featured in numerous anthologies and literary journals.

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Another MNBC Client Success Story

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Thanks to the Métis Employment & Training office's assistance, I was able to complete a 3 year program in Animal Health Technology.

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MNBC News Release

MNBC and the Métis Nation will be involved in the Implementation Plan for the new Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change...

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MYBC Embracing Our Culture

The Forum brought together 35 Métis Youth delegates, chaperones, Elders and various facilitators for an exciting and jam-packed weekend at the Cove Lakeside Resort.

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Métis Nation Relationship Renewal

“This Accord shows a strong and renewed commitment by the Government of British Columbia to work closely with MNBC in a large number of important areas to help ensure we can continue to make a difference for the nearly 70,000 Métis people in this province. We are very appreciative of the working relationship that we have had with Minister Rustad for the past four years, and now with the renewed commitment through the Accord we look forward to continuing work with Minister Rustad and Marc Dalton, the recently appointed Parliamentary Secretary for Métis Relations.”

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Louis Riel Day at the Fort

The day at the Fort was full of Métis culture, awareness, and fun. The celebrations took over the entire historic site and there were displays, demos, workshops, and something to experience in every building.

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Louis Riel Day at Vancouver City Hall

"It is a very proud day for Métis Citizens all across our province.  The commitment of government to the Métis is strong , and as a result many Métis are witnessing this today on a number of historic fronts" said Regional Director Gary Biggar.

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