Archive | October, 2012

Métis Matters Radio Show Today at 5:00 PM

Listen to the Halloween Show for October 31st 2012 [ti_audio media=”4474″] The Métis Matters Radio Show is live today at 5:00 PM and BC Metis Federation President Keith Henry will join host and moderator Ken Fisher in studio.  Remember to tune into 100.5 fm if you are in the Lower Mainland or you can access […]

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BC Metis Federation Sends Letter to The Royal Canadian Legion Grand President

BC Metis federation letter sent earlier today… Mr. L. Murray, C.M.M., C D Grand President, The Royal Canadian Legion Re: Legion Magazine Article November/December 2012- 12 Military Events That Shaped Canada Dear Mr. Murray, I write to request your immediate assistance regarding an article written by J.L. Granatstein in the recent publication of the Legion […]

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BC Metis Federation Call to Action to Honor Louis Riel Day November 16th Leads to City of Nanaimo Proclamation

The BC Metis Federation sent a letter this past week to various levels of government to urge actions to recognize Louis Riel Day which is held November 16th each year in remembrance of the date he was wrongfully hung. For Metis people across Canada this is a time we remember the struggle of our people […]

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Métis Day of Remembrance – Louis Riel Day November 16th, 2012

Letter Sent to Federal, Provincial and Municipal Governments earlier today Members of Parliament (BC Region) Members of the Legislative Assembly Regional Districts City Councils Re: Métis Day of Remembrance – Louis Riel Day November 16th, 2012 Dear Levels of Government, I am writing on behalf of the BC Métis Federation and our member communities to […]

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Patrick Pocha Replies to PGMCA Letter – Sets record Straight

Former Prince George Metis Community Association (PGMCA) board member Patrick Pocha has released a letter he sent to the current and improper PGMCA President Tom Spence earlier today. His letter is a response to a letter Mr. Spence sent out after Mr. Pocha had resigned in June of 2012. Mr. Pocha’s letter is very revealing […]

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B.C. to Lead Canada in Offering Students Free, Open Textbooks

British Columbia is set to become the first province in Canada to offer students free online, open textbooks for the 40 most popular post-secondary courses. Up to 200,000 B.C. students each year could benefit from this move under B.C.’s Families First Agenda, saving each student hundreds of dollars a year or more on textbooks – […]

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BC Metis Federation Publishes the Fall 2012 Newsletter Today

We are pleased to provide you with the 2012 Fall edition of the BC Metis Federation community newsletter. The BC Metis Federation newsletter is to provide our Metis communities updates to news and events within our Metis Nation to those who do not have access to the internet. We thank our dedicated contributors Terry and […]

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Northern Interior Metis Cultural Society Louis Riel Day Potluck

Northern Interior Metis Cultural Society in Prince George is holding a Louis Riel Potluck Dinner on November 16th 2012 at 4:30 pm. It is also a fundraiser with a silent auction and 50/50 draws ,entertainment and craft tables. Louis Riel Day Potluck November 16th 2012 Doors Open 4:30 pm Dinner at 6:00 pm Kinsmen Hall […]

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Proposed Enbridge Pipelines Project Gets Plugged

(Victoria, BC) On Monday, October 22nd the BC Métis Federation was part of history with the rally and protest on the BC legislature against further pipeline development and increased tanker traffic on the coast. These issues are significantly increasing in light of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project and proposed Kinder Morgan Canada expansion […]

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Metis Business Workshop Opportunity Lower Mainland November 15th and 16th

BC Metis Federation continues to promote an event that Metis people consider attending for workshops hosted by the Industry Council for Aboriginal Business (ICAB) entitled “Cultivating Opportunities. Transforming Communities.” The workshops provide great information for any Metis business person to succeed. The workshops are open to all Aboriginal people and have been completed in several […]

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