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As an advocate for Métis education, training and research, Rupertsland Institute actively engages with the federal and provincial governments, educational institutions across Alberta and other stakeholders to further RLI’s goals.

Labour Market Survey for Métis citizens

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Your voice is important to the development of training programs for Métis in the Central region. We offer in-person workshops as part of our Community Consultations for labour market analysis. Please join us at one of our workshops and provide your insight.

Major Gift Announcement for Métis Students at Concordia University of Edmonton

GIFT WILL HELP CREATE ENDOWMENT FUND FOR MÉTIS STUDENTS Edmonton, AB (September 14, 2018) — Today, the Rupertsland Institute and the Métis Education Foundation have announced a significant gift to support Métis student success at Concordia University of Edmonton.

Major Gift Announcement for Métis Students at Lakeland College


GIFT WILL HELP CREATE ENDOWMENT FUND FOR MÉTIS STUDENTS Lloydminster, AB (September 11, 2018) — Today, the Rupertsland Institute and the Métis Education Foundation have announced a significant gift to support Métis student success and leadership at Lakeland College.

Major Gift Announcement for Métis Students at Northern Lakes College


GIFT WILL HELP CREATE ENDOWMENT FUND FOR MÉTIS STUDENTS Slave Lake, AB (September 7, 2018) — Today, the Rupertsland Institute and the Métis Education Foundation have announced a significant gift to support Métis student success at Northern Lakes College.

Our Grande Prairie office has moved!

Our Grande Prairie office is now conveniently located at #101-10901 100 St. Proudly serving Métis in Alberta, please contact us at (780) 539-0359 for training and support opportunities, including funded training, post-secondary funding, job search support, employment services, safety tickets and more!

Métis Scholar Awards Given to 27 Portage College Students

A special awards ceremony was held at Portage College in Lac La Biche on Feburary 23, 2018, where 27 Métis students of the college received Métis Scholar Awards from the Métis Education Foundation (MEF). MEF is a charitable organization established by the Métis Nation of Alberta, aiming to positively impact the number of Métis students pursuing or completing a post-secondary education.

Structural Assessment – Stakeholder Survey

Rupertsland Institute has commissioned a study to examine the alignment of RLI’s organizational structure with its mandate, mission and vision. The first phase of the review requires extensive data collection and consultations with RLI’s key stakeholders including members of the Métis community.

New Agreement, New Future

November 16th will now have new meaning for the Métis people of Alberta. This day has always held significant importance for the Métis as the day that Louis Riel was hanged for defending the rights and culture of Métis people in 1885.

Rupertsland Institute – RLI Structural Assessment

Information Meeting: November 16, 2017 – 10:00am – 12:00pm Proposal Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017 – 5:00pm Alberta Time Project Completion: March 31, 2018 About Rupertsland Institute The Rupertsland Institute (RLI) is incorporated as a Section 9 non-profit company and appears in the Alberta Corporate Registry (2010) as Rupertsland Institute Métis Centre of Excellence.

Rupertsland Institute – Data Collection System

Background Rupertsland Institute (RLI) was incorporated as a not for-profit company in 2010. RLI is an affiliate of the Métis Nation of Alberta (MNA) and carries a triple mandate in education, training and research. A professional Board of Governors representing academia, government, the Métis community and members of the MNA Provincial Council govern the organization, and RLI reports on results to the federal and provincial government as required by the respective funding agreements.