Archive | December, 2011

Happy New Year

The BC Métis Federation is wishing Métis people, their families and community board members a happy new year as we enter 2012. There is no question that the Métis people are seeking a new style of Métis leadership as we head into 2012. I can say this with absolute confidence today as more and more […]

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BC Métis Federation Letter to MNBC Reflection 2011

Over the course of the last few years, and especially the previous 12 months, Métis people in British Columbia have witnessed an unprecedented amount of infighting, deception and lack of public transparency from each of you as an elected board of the MNBC. There are Métis people who blame the BC Métis Federation for our […]

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BC Métis Federation Hosts Great Christmas Party “Honour Your Elders” in Dawson Creek

BC Métis Federation Hosts Great Christmas Party “Honour Your Elders” in Dawson Creek

(Dawson Creek, BC) The BC Métis Federation sponsored yet another Christmas Party in Dawson Creek at the Nawican Friendship Center. The Christmas Party was held Sunday December 18th from 1-5 PM with over 100 Métis families and friends who attended. Support for this event was provided by Arlene Laboucan (Board Member) and Arlene Lylyk (President) from […]

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The BC Métis Federations organized their first ever Christmas Dinner for board and staff. The evening was arranged at the Cloud 9 restaurant 42 floors high in the heart of downtown Vancouver on Robson Street. The Christmas dinner was for the board and staff. However a decision was made to invite other Métis and friends of the BC Métis Federation who wanted to attend. There were 45 people who decided to attend making the event a great success.

BC Métis Federation First Official Christmas Dinner

The BC Métis Federations organized their first ever Christmas Dinner for board and staff. The evening was arranged at the Cloud 9 restaurant 42 floors high in the heart of downtown Vancouver on Robson Street. The Christmas dinner was for the board and staff. However a decision was made to invite other Métis and friends […]

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The BC Métis Federation announced sustainability efforts in December. This was followed by a commitment to support Métis organizations who had signed a Statement of Cooperation with the BC Métis Federation. BC Métis Federation followed through with their commitments and delivered donations to support the Statement of Cooperation Métis communities this week.

BC Métis Federation Supporting Métis Communities

The BC Métis Federation announced sustainability efforts in December. This was followed by a commitment to support Métis organizations who had signed a Statement of Cooperation with the BC Métis Federation. BC Métis Federation followed through with their commitments and delivered donations to support the Statement of Cooperation Métis communities this week.

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MNBC Supporter Rhetoric

The following is an open letter from the BCMF to all Métis people in British Columbia… Dear Métis Communities and People throughout BC; The BC Métis Federation will continue our efforts and commitment to ensure all Métis leadership and people throughout BC have timely and fact based information. This commitment by the BC Métis Federation […]

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Métis Nation British Columbia – New Development

Dear Premier Clark and Prime Minister Harper, The BC Métis Federation is writing today as new developments regarding our issues about financial mismanagement by the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) change on a daily basis. The financial crisis is escalating and I bring to your attention the latest developments. I have attached a press release […]

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MNBC Allegedly Taking Steps to Sell the School

The BC Métis Federation has been calling on the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) leadership to disclose all business information regarding the Métis School that was purchased in June of 2009 in Abbotsford BC. MNBC board members, Métis community leadership supporters, and government allies have dismissed BC Métis Federation inquiries and requests since questions were […]

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Métis Nation Ongoing Issues – Attawapiskat Comparison

The BC Métis Federation writes today to the Provincial and Federal leaders in light of the events unfolding in Attawapiskat and the issues Métis people are facing in British Columbia that continue to remain unresolved. Over the course of the last several months the BC Métis Federation has written several correspondences to your respective Ministers […]

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Metis Culture is still alive in Prince Rupert!

Metis Culture is still alive in Prince Rupert!

There was a Métis get together in Prince Rupert on December 7th. Rene Therrien of the BCMF was on hand to play some Métis fiddle tunes. The event was a fantastic success and shows that if Métis people get involved then Métis culture will continue to thrive. The gathering was intended to foster fellowship and to […]

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