Archive | April, 2012
Former MNBC Citizenship Card Holder Terminates Card and Speaks Out

Former MNBC Citizenship Card Holder Terminates Card and Speaks Out

(Vancouver, BC) A number of Métis people continue to take a sobering second thought about their relationship with the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). Many individuals have terminated their MNBC citizenship cards in the past year in light of the growing issues related their financial mismanagement, policy decisions, and lack of proper governance. Today MNBC […]

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BC Métis Federation Appoints New Secretary, Treasurer and Election Commissioner

BC Métis Federation Appoints New Secretary, Treasurer and Election Commissioner

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation board members met on Thursday, April 26th, 2012 and during their board meeting made a few internal changes. Effective immediate Mr. Joe Desjarlais is appointed as the new secretary and Mr. Tim St. Denis as the new treasurer. These individuals will join President Mr. Keith Henry and Vice President […]

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BC Metis Federation Announces Opposition

BC Métis Federation Opposes Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation board members met on Wednesday, April 24th, 2012 and during their board meeting passed a resolution to oppose the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project on behalf of their members and Métis communities. The BC Métis Federation is a provincial Métis representative organization established in 2011 and has signed […]

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BC Metis Federation Demands Apology

Demand for a Public Apology

Letter Sent Earlier to Metis Nation BC Regional Director and President Bruce Dumont… Bruce and Dan, I am writing this letter to demand your immediate public apology in writing to Mr. Daryl Piper and Mr. Lyle Letendre for your behaviors and words to our BC Métis Federation board members at a meeting held with the […]

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Prince George Regional Gathering April 21st 2012

BC Métis Federation Regional Gathering – Prince George

(Prince George, BC) The BC Métis Federation held our fifth Regional Gathering entitled A New Beginning this past weekend in Prince George, BC for the north central region at the Ramada Inn Hotel. There was a crowd of about 25 people in attendance. BC Métis Federation President Henry stated, “The meeting on Saturday was another […]

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MNBC Leaders Show No Class at Fort St. John Métis Society Annual General Meeting

MNBC Leaders Show No Class at Fort St. John Métis Society Annual General Meeting

(Fort. St. John, BC) BC Métis Federation Vice President Daryl Piper and board member Lyle Letendre attended the Fort St. John Métis Society (FSJMS) Annual General Meeting held yesterday at the Friendship Center in Fort St. John at the request of the FSJMS board. The FSJMS board invited both the BC Métis Federation and Métis Nation […]

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MNBC a further $ 1 Million dollars in Debt

MNBC a further $ 1 Million dollars in Debt

Dear Premier Clark and Prime Minister Harper, On behalf of the BC Métis Federation and many exasperated Métis people in British Columbia, I respectfully write this letter to once again reiterate the our serious concerns regarding the mismanagement and overspending of taxpayer dollars by the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). As stated in my correspondence […]

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MNBC Continues the Downward Financial Spiral

MNBC Continues the Downward Financial Spiral

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation developed in June 2011 and has become a new provincial Métis representative organization, a true democratic alternative for Métis people in BC. The BC Métis Federation evolved after years of inability within the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) to address six key issues; governance, role of legal counsel, improper […]

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Prince George Regional Gathering to be held on April 21st 2012

Prince George Regional Gathering to be held on April 21st 2012

All are welcomed to the next Prince George regional gathering on April 21st 2012 at 6 pm.  This regional gathering at the Ramada Inn 444 George St. discusses our nations future, and brings us together in respect of Harold “Muggi” Morin who touched many people’s hearts and man of true faith in the people’s right […]

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Completion of 2011-2012 Fiscal Year MNBC Debt Recovery Plan

The following letter was sent today to the MNBC Board of Directors… Dear MNBC Board Members, I am writing this letter to both request an updated progress report including 2nd and 3rd quarter financial statements for the 2011-2012 fiscal year (as I know that the 4th quarter will not be available yet) and to pose […]

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