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Manitoba Metis Federation Mourns Tragedy in La Loche, SK

January 22, 2016

Winnipeg, MB – Manitoba Metis Federation President David Chartrand and members of Manitoba’s Métis Community expressed grief and shock over the horrible tragedy that took place in La Loche, Saskatchewan.

“My heart is broken for those who have lost loved ones in this senseless act of violence,” stated President Chartrand. “Many of our Citizens across the province of Manitoba and the country of Canada have been impacted by the tragedy in this largely Métis village. Our thoughts are with those who are grieving today and we send our prayers for comfort, strength and courage.”

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The Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) is the official democratic and self-governing political representative for the Métis Nation’s Manitoba Métis Community. The Manitoba Métis are Canada’s Negotiating Partner in Confederation and the Founders of the Province of Manitoba.

For media information, please contact:

Jonathan Hamel
Communications Director
Manitoba Metis Federation

Phone:             (204) 586-8474 ext. 324
Cell:                 (204) 806-4752
E-mail:             jonathan.hamel@mmf.mb.ca


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