Archive | July, 2012

Another Enbridge Spill in Wisconsin

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation continues to provide updated information about the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project and the potential impacts to Métis people throughout BC. One of the most significant concerns is the ability of Enbridge to operate the pipeline safely. This concern has been increased in light of recent Enbridge pipeline […]

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MNBC Executive Director Drown Major Conflict and Electoral Mismanagement Continues

The following letter was sent today by the BC Métis Federation to MNBC Executive Director Dale Drown… Dear Mr. Drown, Please accept this correspondence as further follow up to the letter I sent to your attention dated July 19th regarding the September 15th, 2012 Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) General Election and another item I would like […]

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BC Métis Federation Supports Felker Lake Métis Festival

(Williams Lake, BC) The Cariboo Chilcotin Métis Association (CCMA) continued their work as a Métis community this past weekend to promote family and culture by holding their annual Felker Lake Métis Festival. The Felker Lake Métis Festival is a Mètis celebration for CCMA members and is open to the public to share in Métis culture […]

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Métis Advocate and Community Worker From Williams Lake Says Goodbye to MNBC

(Williams Lake, BC) There is a growing chorus of Métis people across this province that is lining up to leave the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) as MNBC citizenship card holders. The desire by Métis people to remove any association with the MNBC continues to grow in light of the continuing MNBC dysfunction. Some of […]

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BCMF President Keith Henry on CTV tonight regarding “5 conditions”

CTV has interviewed BC Métis Federation president Keith Henry in response to the provincial governments 5 criteria for new crude oil pipelines. This will be one of the top featured stories tonight on CTV across the province and we encourage all Métis people to tune in.

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Métis People Proud in Surrey at Fusion Festival

(Surrey, BC) The BC Mètis Federation continues to promote the importance of celebrating Mètis culture and identifying events to showcase Mètis culture to all people. This weekend provided another great way BC Mètis Federation was able to continue supporting Mètis cultural awareness as their priority. For the first time ever the BC Mètis Federation worked […]

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Cariboo Chilcotin Métis Association in Williams Lake Joins the Team

(Williams Lake, BC) The BC Métis Federation President Mr. Keith Henry was joined by fellow board members Mr. Rene Therrien and Vice President Mr. Daryl Piper at the Cariboo Chilcotin Métis Association (CCMA) official opening of their family support office yesterday in Williams Lake. A number of Métis community members were in attendance and it was […]

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Will the MNBC Executive Director Be Honest Regarding the General Election Questions?

The following letter was sent today by the BC Métis Federation to MNBC Executive Director Dale Drown… Dear Mr. Drown, I write to seek further clarification regarding a letter sent from the “Office of the Executive Director” of the MNBC dated July 12th, 2012. There are a number of BC Métis Federation members who also carry […]

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MNBC Illegal Electoral Steps – When Will Governments Act?

The following letter was sent by the BC Métis Federation today to Prime Minister Harper and Premier Clark… Monday, July 16th, 2012 Right Honourable Stephen Harper          Honourable Christy Clark Prime Minister                                           […]

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MNBC 2012 General Election a Complete Sham

The following is an open letter to the Métis people of British Columbia… Attention Métis leaders and Métis people of British Columbia; The BC Métis Federation was provided copies of the latest steps by MNBC yesterday in terms of the 2012 MNBC General Election scheduled for September 15th, 2012. MNBC Executive Director Dale Drown signed […]

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