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.
RLI’s annual review of the state of the economy and Métis labour market outlook for 2019 has been released. Read it here: Labour Market Information Report 2019.
To assist those who have been displaced and/or evacuated due to the fires in northern Alberta, Rupertsland Institute and the Métis Nation of Alberta are offering: · Bottled water · Personal hygiene supplies · Diapers · Pet food · Snacks Which can be picked up from the following locations: RLI’s Métis Training to Employment offices · Peace River*: 10002 –
Due to inclement weather across the province, all mobile services will be cancelled from February 11 – 15, 2019. We apologize for the inconvenience this may have caused.
ENDOWMENTS WILL SUPPORT POST-SECONDARY OPPORTUNITIES AT FOUR ALBERTA COLLEGES Edmonton, AB (September 28, 2018) — During the month of September, the Rupertsland Institute and the Métis Education Foundation have announced the creation of four new endowments totalling almost $1.3 million to support Métis student success throughout Alberta.
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.
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.
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 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!
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.
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.