It means death’: MMF president concerned after crucial funding dries up – CBC

$650K worth of funding for Métis health care across the province will not be renewed

Nov 29, 2016

Manitoba Metis Federation’s president says the province’s decision to cancel funding for a Métis health program will mean death and sickness for his people.

On Tuesday, MMF president David Chartrand sat down with Health Minister Kelvin Goertzen to discuss a number of issues. Chartrand said he was told $650,000 worth of preventative health funding would not be renewed.

The funding was used to hire five people offering health care services out of Brandon, which are designed to help Métis people find solutions to their health problems, Chartrand said.

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