Archive | May, 2012
BC Métis Federation Stands With the Musqueam First Nation on Arthur Laing Bridge in Vancouver

BC Métis Federation Stands With the Musqueam First Nation on Arthur Laing Bridge in Vancouver

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation continues to support the Musqueam First Nation as they call on the Provincial Government to address the situation at 1338 Southwest Marine Drive in Vancouver, BC (the Marpole Midden). Musqueam First Nation continues to call on the Province to intervene in a proposed commercial development that was a known […]

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BC Métis Federation Congratulates Vancouver Métis Cultural Society for Successful AGM

BC Métis Federation Congratulates Vancouver Métis Cultural Society for Successful AGM

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation continues to work with a number of communities as there is substantial progress to rebuild a new governing representative organization by and for Métis people in British Columbia. This past weekend the Vancouver Métis Cultural Society held their Annual General Meeting in North Vancouver. Elections were held and the […]

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MNBC Officially supports Enbridge

MNBC Confirms Support for Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project

Attention Métis leaders and Métis people of British Columbia; The BC Métis Federation writes to express our extreme disappointment in further actions by the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) this past weekend. On Saturday, May 26th President Bruce Dumont sent out an Executive Memo with the heading “MPCBC Accepts Enbridge Northern Gateway Project Aboriginal Ownership […]

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BCMF Keeps commitment to community support

BC Métis Federation Keeping Commitments to Métis Community Support

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation has stated since establishment in June 2011 that Métis community support for culture and decision making is the priority. The BC Métis Federation leaders recognize that the support for Métis communities and families can be achieved through focusing on the needs of the community rather than solely on the […]

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BC Métis Federation Calls Province to Action on Regional Musqueam First Nation

BC Métis Federation Calls Province to Action on Regional Musqueam First Nation

Dear Premier Clark and Minister Thompson, The BC Métis Federation writes on behalf of our board of directors, members and Métis community organizations from across British Columbia to urge the Provincial Government to immediately address the situation confronting the Musqueam First Nation in an area referred to as the Marpole Midden. Over the course of […]

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Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) Continues to Spiral to Destruction

Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) Continues to Spiral to Destruction

(Vancouver, BC) The Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) consists of eleven (11) board members who manage and are responsible for the financial affairs and operations of programming contracted by MNBC to assist Métis people in BC. The majority of the MNBC funding is for employment and training activities. MNBC has remained silent and faced considerable […]

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BC Métis Federation Completes Regional Gatherings Strongly In Terrace

BC Métis Federation Completes Regional Gatherings Strongly In Terrace

  (Terrace, BC) The BC Métis Federation scheduled a series of community engagements under the tag line “Regional Gatherings”. These were organized throughout BC and this past weekend BC Métis Federation representatives completed the Regional Gatherings with sessions held in Prince Rupert and Terrace. There were 15 people who attended in Prince Rupert and 20 […]

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BC Métis Assembly of Natural Resources Letter to MNBC

The following letter was sent to the MNBC by  Mark Carlson, Kootenay Regional Captain and Chair, BCMANR Captains Assembly MNBC Presidents, Hello all, after the weekend BCMANR had a conference call Tuesday evening May 15th/2012 to fill in the Captains that were not allowed at the Enbridge meeting on what went on. In attendance: Mark Carlson […]

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MNBC Announces Regional Sessions

Attention Métis leaders and Métis people of British Columbia; The BC Métis Federation writes today in our efforts to ensure timely communication about issues that affect Métis people. This past weekend the MNBC Board and communities aligned with the MNBC co-hosted a forum entitled the MNBC Community Advisory Meeting regarding the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines […]

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Canada-China Foundation For The Promotion of International Trade

Canada-China Foundation For The Promotion of International Trade

BC Metis Federation is pleased to annouce a new agreement signed with the Canada-China Trade Foundation this past weekend.  This is another sign or continued BC Metis Federation progress. Whereas: The BC Métis Federation was formed in June 2011 to support the cultural, socio-economic, and rights needs for Métis people in BC. The BC Métis […]

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