Archive | February, 2012
City of Prince Rupert Says No to Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project

City of Prince Rupert Says No to Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation continues to provide updated information for Métis people in British Columbia as the position of Aboriginal communities and various municipalities continues to unfold regarding the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines project. On Monday this week another Mayor and Council voted unanimously against the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project. The […]

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Former MNBC Board Member Henry Hall Resigns

Former MNBC Board Member Henry Hall Resigns

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation continues to patiently watch the Métis Nation British Columbia self destruct. This continues in terms of MNBC financial mismanagement, mishandling of Métis consultation in relation to the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline Project, increasing MNBC organizational debt and many other issues. True to the characteristics of self destruction another MNBC […]

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BC Metis Federation Calls on Metis People to Review Federal Election Robocall Issue

BC Metis Federation Calls on Metis People to Review Federal Election Robocall Issue

A story has been breaking these past few days about a “robo-call scam” conducted during the last federal election held in May 2011 that appears to have benefited the majority Conservative Party who is now in power. The BC Metis Federation encourages Metis people throughout BC to register your views about the potential Federal election fraud and […]

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Position on Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project

Position on Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project

Dear Métis people and communities; The BC Métis Federation continues our work to expose the contradictions of the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) and their public position related to the controversial Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines project. This correspondence is another effort to ensure Métis people and community leaders better understand the BC Métis Federation concerns […]

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SHAW TV Interested in Programming Métis Coffee Talk on Channel 4 Vancouver & throughout British Columbia

SHAW TV Interested in Programming Métis Coffee Talk on Channel 4 Vancouver & throughout British Columbia

(Vancouver, BC) In the eight months that the only Métis online show called Métis Coffee Talk has been operating its audience has grown from a few hundred in the very beginning to 10,000 viewers for special guests such as Liberal MP Hedy Fry. The Métis Coffee Talk show has featured celebrations from the Métis training […]

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BC Metis Federation Signs MOU with Prince George Urban Aboriginal Justice Society

BC Metis Federation Signs MOU with Prince George Urban Aboriginal Justice Society

The BC Metis Federation continued work this past week rebuilding the Nation.  Another major agreement was signed with the Prince George Urban Aboriginal Justice Society who provides programming for a number of Metis youth and adults in Prince George.  The BC Metis Federation recognizes the importance of keeping service delivery and politics separated and has […]

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BC Metis Federation announces Province Wide Regional Gatherings 2012

BC Metis Federation announces Province Wide Regional Gatherings 2012

BC Metis Federation proudly hosts the 2012 Regional gatherings. Come and be a part of rebuilding the Nation for all Metis people. We want to hear your views on Governance, Culture and key topics affecting our Nation. We look forward in seeing you attend, the gatherings are open to all! See the advertised dates for […]

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Métis Nation Economic Development Northern Gateway Summit 2012

Métis Nation Economic Development Northern Gateway Summit 2012

Dear Métis people and communities; The BC Métis Federation was first to report this last week about the recent meeting MNBC representatives attended in Calgary with Enbridge. It has become clear why MNBC representatives continue to meet with Enbridge given the announcement of the Northern Gateway Pipelines project summit now scheduled for March 14th and […]

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Come Celebrate Our Community Urban Aboriginal Strategy Surrey

Come Celebrate Our Community Urban Aboriginal Strategy Surrey

Come Celebrate our Community on February 17th 2012 in Surrey at the Whalley Legion 13525 106 ave. Surrey BC.  Metro Vancouver Urban Aboriginal Strategy is holding an event to celebrate and identify urban aboriginal needs.  Dinner and Bannock will be served.  Come and enjoy the Metis jiggers Silver tip Swingers, Metis fiddlers, first nations drum […]

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I write to seek clarification about the administration of the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) funding administered by the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC), estimated at 6.5 million annually. It is my understanding that you are the program manager on behalf of the Federal Government department Service Canada responsible for monitoring of this specific contract with the MNBC. If I am incorrect I kindly request you to forward to the correct staff member.

MNBC Administration of the Aboriginal Skills Employment Training Strategy

I write to seek clarification about the administration of the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy (ASETS) funding administered by the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC), estimated at 6.5 million annually. It is my understanding that you are the program manager on behalf of the Federal Government department Service Canada responsible for monitoring of this […]

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