IAMC Community Update

BCMF Annual General Meeting – October 1st

The BC Mètis Federation sixth (6th) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in Burnaby, BC on Sunday October 1st, 2017. See the FINAL AGM Agenda below.

BCMF thanks sponsorship for the 6th Annual General Meeting from partners:

  • Annual General Meeting
  • Sunday October 1st, 2017
  • Burnaby, BC
  • Lochdale Hall
  • 490 Sperling Avenue

The AGM this year will be in honour and memory of Mrs. Joyce Fisher and will include a “Celebration of Life” at the dinner staring 6:30. Joyce was loved by all who met her and donations will be encouraged with proceeds being submitted to the Canadian Cancer Society. Sunday, October 1st, 2017.

Click here to download the full agenda in PDF.

Draft Agenda

AGM Registration Open 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM

  • Opening Fiddle Music – Rene Therrien 9:30 AM
  • First Nations protocol welcome 9:35 AM
  • Opening Prayer – Métis Elder 9:40 AM
  • Opening Remarks 9:45 AM
    • Vice President Mr. Rene Therrien
    • President Keith Henry
  • Call to Order – Verification of quorum 9:55 AM
  • Approval of AGM Chair 10:00 AM
  • Approval of Draft Agenda 10:05 AM
  • Resolution Committee Appointed 10:10 AM
    • Only if resolutions are submitted 30 days in advance to the BC Mètis Federation Secretary Joe Desjarlais (j.desjarlais@bcmetis.com)
  • Approval of Draft BC Métis Federation Annual General Meeting Minutes September 24th, 2016 10:15 AM
  • BC Métis Federation Reporting 10:20 AM
    • Review Annual Report – April 1st, 2016-March 31st, 2017
      • President Keith Henry/Executive Committee
      • Socio-Economic Report
      • Membership Update
    • BC Métis Federation Financial Statements April 1st, 2016 – March 31st, 2017
      • Lyle Brown, Culver and Co – Independent Auditor
    • 2017-2018 – Update Operational Financial Forecast
      Health Break 10:50 AM
  • Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society (ACCESS) 11:00 AM
    • Elaine Clare/Lucie Lacaille
  • BC Mètis Federation Economic Development Corporation 11:30 AM
    • Shauna Benson, Contracted Executive Director
  • Lunch (Provided) 12:00 PM

Keynote Presentation Mr. David Doyle 12:30 PM

LOUIS RIEL Let Justice Be Done

The ideals that Louis Riel fought for – ideals of inclusiveness and equality – are now the very same values on which we base our country’s identity.

-Justin Trudeau, February 15, 2016

  • BC Métis Federation Consultation Office 1:00 PM
  • Kinder Morgan Canada 1:45 PM
    • TransMountain Expansion Project Update
  • Health Break 2:45 PM
  • MyVoyaguer Youth Project 3:00 PM
    • Final Report
  • New Business 4:00 PM
    • Foster Child SS Case Update
  • Closing Prayer 4:30 PM
  • Métis Dinner and Cultural Celebration 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Dinner will be provided for attendees followed by Métis entertainment and cultural celebration 6:30 Joyce Fisher, Celebration of Life BC Métis Federation has made arrangements with Métis musicians and cultural entertainers. This promises to be an evening of fun for the family and we encourage and welcome all Métis and friend of the Métis to attend.

Click here to download the full agenda in PDF.