Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare raising alarm, Métis Nation of Ontario after Indigenous lands

By Lynda Powless Editor   TORONTO, ONT- Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare is raising the alarm after the federal government allocated over $1 million from ‘New Indigenous-Led Natural Climate Solutions” funding to the Métis Nation of Ontario (“MNO”) that could see the MNO use the funding to buy and claim First Nation treaty lands in the province. In a statement Tuesday, (Jan. 26) Ontario Regional Chief Glen Hare said the federal government announced $12.8 million in funding allocations for New Indigenous-Led Natural Climate Solutions, but $1.3 million of it is going to the MNO. Chief Hare said he is concerned the MNO could use the $1.3 million  “to undertake an internal project on this initiative – a project that involves the potential for the MNO to acquire lands for conservation and…

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