Miki’siw Métis Association AGM upcoming in Comox

The Miki’siw Métis Association is holding its annual general meeting on Oct. 5 at the Comox Legion at 1825 Comox Ave. in Comox. Doors open at 10 a.m., with the meeting starting at 10:30. A potluck lunch will be offered, with a board of directors election to follow lunch. Positions up for election include: vice-president, secretary, women’s rep, youth rep and director at large.

One of the main purposes of the Miki’siw Métis Association is to advance the interests of the Métis people within Miki’siw Métis Association’s region on northern Vancouver Island.

The Métis Nation is distinct within the Aboriginal peoples of Canada. The Métis are distinct from First Nations and Inuit and are the descendants of the historic Métis who evolved as a people with a common political will and consciousness.

In accordance with section 35 of the Constitution Act, 1982, the Métis people are an Aboriginal people within Canada whose existing Aboriginal and treaty rights are recognized and affirmed.

For more information, please call the Miki’siw Métis Association office at 250-871-7353. The office is located at 207-576 England Ave., Courtenay, with office hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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