Archive | September, 2012

BC Metis Federation to Present to the Senate on Metis Identity Monday October 1st, 2012 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

BC Metis Federation representatives have been invited to attend and present to a Senate Committee about Metis identity in British Columbia. The Senate Committee is seeking to examine and report on the legal and political recognition of Métis identity in Canada. The presentation is being held in Vancouver at the Fairmont Hotel located at 900 […]

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BC Metis Federation meets with Ida Chong Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation

This letter was sent earlier to Honourable Ida Chong Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation November 27th 2012 Honourable Ida Chong Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation Province of British Columbia Re: Meeting Thursday, September 27, 2012 VIA EMAIL Dear Minister Chong, Please accept this letter as follow up to our constructive meeting held in […]

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TransCanada Informational Meeting for the Métis Community Hudson’s Hope BC

TransCanada Corporation has been selected by Shell Canada Limited and its partners to design, build own and operate the proposed Coastal Gaslink Project, an estimated four billion dollar pipeline that will transport natural gas from the Montney gas-producing region near Dawson Creek to the recently- announced LNG Canada liquefied natural gas export facility near Kitimat. […]

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Northern Interior Métis Cultural Society Joins BC Métis Federation

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Mètis Federation continues growth from the success of the first year of operations and recent Annual General Meeting by announcing today the next Métis community to sign a Statement of Cooperation. The Statement of Cooperation is an agreement created by the BC Métis Federation to acknowledge the representative roles of each […]

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Public Forum – Proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project Prince George and Mackenzie October 2nd and 3rd

The BC Metis Federation strongly urges members and all Metis people to attend an information session led by Robyn Allan next week. The session is entitled “Economic Challenges of the Enbridge Pipeline” and these are public meetings in Prince George (Oct 2nd) and Mackenzie(Oct 3rd) Ms. Allan is a distinguished Canadian economist and former head […]

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Bev Lamberts Health and Cultural Program 2012-2013

Free to All Participants North Surrey Recreational centre (10275-City Parkway) King George Highway and 102 ave. Room: Youth Lounge Day: Once a Month-Tuesdays Time: 6:30 pm-9:15 pm Schedule October 9th 2012 November 13th 2012 December 11th 2012 January 08th 2013 February 12th 2013 March 12th 2013 April 09th 2013 May 14th 2013 June 11th 2013 […]

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Cultivating Opportunities – Transforming Communities – Cranbrook October 11th and 12th St. Eugene’s Resort

The BC Metis Federation strong urges Metis people to attend the upcoming Regional Forums being held by the Industry Council for Aboriginal Business. The next session is being held in Cranbrook October 11th and 12th and this forum provides a great workshop for any Aboriginal (including Metis) business. Key topics are financial planning, taxation and […]

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BC Métis Federation Grows Strategic Alliances MOUs Signed with Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members Association And White Buffalo Aboriginal and Métis Health Society

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Mètis Federation continues to grow strategic alliances with organizations that support the vision and needs of Métis people in British Columbia. During the recent BC Métis Federation Annual General Meeting two Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) were signed with the Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Member Association and the White Buffalo Aboriginal […]

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2012-09-22 17.57.06

First Ever BC Mètis Federation Annual General Meeting in Williams Lake Marks Continued Success “Old and Rusted to Tried Trusted”

The BC Mètis Federation held their first official Annual General Meeting (AGM) earlier today with co-host Cariboo Chilcotin Mètis Association (CCMA). There were seventy eight delegates registered in attendance from all of the Statement of Cooperation communities working with BC Métis Federation. This included Métis community leadership from Fort St. John, Kelly Lake, Hudson Hope, […]

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Aboriginal Marketplace Magazine – Keeping It Riel Article Plus More

The September/October “Aboriginal Marketplace” magazine is now available. It includes the latest article by BCMF President Keith Henry plus a number of other great features, including a telling article regarding the proposed Kinder Morgan Canada’s TransMountain Pipeline Expansion Project. These articles are also available online at

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