Description & Services
Public Comments Head Office 
Métis Nation of Ontario 
500 Old St Patrick Street, Unit 3 
Ottawa, ON K1N 9G4 
Ph 613-798-1488 Toll-free 1-800-263-4889 
 
Sunset Country Métis Council is located in MNO Region 1
Description (Agency) Offers a wide range of community-based and culturally appropriate programs and services to Métis people
Agency Services
Description (Service)
  • Offers a wide range of community-based and culturally appropriate programs and services to Métis people 
  • Participates in community development activities that promote cultural diversity and partnership development with other Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal agencies 
  • Offers hall rentals to community organizations
 
Addresses the needs of Métis people by providing the following programs and services: 
  • Education and Training Branch, Education Program 
  • Education and Training Branch, Employment and Training Program 
  • Healing and Wellness Branch, Community Support Services 
  • Healing and Wellness Branch, Community Wellness Program 
  • Healing and Wellness Branch, Food Bank 
  • Healing and Wellness Branch, Métis Family Wellness Program 
  • Healing and Wellness Branch, Métis Healthy Babies Healthy Children 
  • Lands, Resources and Consultations Branch
 
Council 
  • Provides advocacy and deals with political issues for Sunset Country Métis Nation 
  • Assists individuals and families with issues such as membership and genealogy
 
Ontario Telemedicine Network 
  • Provides video-conferencing suites on-site which use the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) 
  • Allows psychiatrists and other health care specialists to have a remote connection to patients and clients 
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive care
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Fort Frances
Boundaries From Fort Frances, West along Canada/US border to town of Rainy River, North through Crow Lake to where Hwy 502 meets Lower Manitou Lake, Southeast to Mine Centre and back to Fort Frances
Eligibility Métis individuals and their families
Application
  • Intake assessment required for all programs 
  • Hall rentals can be coordinated with Shirley Whitefield, ph 807-274-7420 between 9 am-9 pm; leave a message with return phone number
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-1386
Toll Free Phone 1-888-793-3334
Fax 807-274-9773
E-Mail metisofsunsetcountry@gmail.com
Website www.metisnation.org
Primary Executive Clint Calder, Council President; Phone: (Business) 807-274-7076
Alternate Executive Anne Marie Armstrong, Program Coordinator; Phone: 807-274-1386 ext 4; Email: annemariea@metisnation.org
Site Location On Victoria Ave near the Shoppers Drug Mart
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 426 Victoria Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2C3
 
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Intersection Victoria Ave and Church St
Mailing Address 714 Armit Ave 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 2J1
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN) ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
Elections Holds an election every three years consistent with the MNO Sunset Country Métis Council Community Electoral Code and overseen by an Electoral Officer; 9 positions available on Council; next election Nov 2017
Meetings Community Council meetings are held first Tue of each month at 6 pm, Sunset Country Métis Hall located at 714 Armit Ave