Archive | April, 2014
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BCMF Historians Remember Harry Daniels

George and Terry Goulet have produced an article this week about the late Harry Daniels, whose work lives on today through the historic Federal Court of Appeal Ruling in the Daniels Case. Many Metis people may not be aware of the views and information about what Harry Daniels stood for and George and Terry have […]

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A System or a Story: the Metis National Crisis

BC Metis Federation leader Joe Desjarlais has released his latest article. Metis are at their worst when they present their identity as a system and not a story. This is evident by the unfolding Metis National Council and affiliates crisis in the national media. For Metis people in Canadian history, stories provide meaning. They function […]

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Northern Gateway Conditions

Many Metis people continue to seek awareness and information regarding the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines. The information is important in light of the National Energy Board’s 209 conditions. BC Metis Federation is now posting the 209 conditions and the information by the National Energy Board related to Aboriginal engagement. As meetings are being scheduled […]

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Métis Matters Radio Show Today at 5:00 PM 100.5 FM

Listen live at 5PM to British Columbia’s only Métis radio show. On the air since 1989 with news and fiddle music, host Ken Fisher brings his own unique style of talk and musings about what it’s like to have Métis ancestry and be Métis.

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BCMF and FSJMS April 24th, 2014

Support for Fort St. John Métis Society

(Fort St. John, BC) BC Metis Federation continues work with partner organizations throughout British Columbia. Yesterday BC Métis Federation assisted the Fort St. John Métis Society (FSJMS) in their latest effort and commitment to support. FSJMS represents over 800 Métis members in the Fort St. John area and has been a strong organization for years. […]

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Métis Leadership in Prince George Turns to New Chapter

(Prince George, BC) BC Metis Federation continues to work with partner organizations throughout British Columbia. Last night BC Métis Federation assisted the Northern Interior Métis Cultural Society (NIMCS) from Prince George. NIMCS was incorporated in 2012 and this was their first official Annual General Meeting of the society. The NIMCS meeting included a discussion and […]

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Northern Interior Métis Cultural Society Annual General Meeting April 22nd, 2014

A reminder that the BC Métis Federation partner community located in Prince George Northern Interior Métis Cultural Society is holding their community Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 22nd, 2014 from 7-9 PM. We encourage all Métis people in Prince George and area to attend to learn more about the organizations. Food and beverages will […]

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Federal Court of Appeal Daniels Case Overview

The BC Métis Federation writes today to provide further insight and comment about the effects of the latest court ruling and considerations for the future. This letter has been written from our continuing review of the Federal Court of Appeal case and is built from the original Federal Court ruling from January 2013. Despite this […]

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Federal Court of Appeal Rules Métis Have Rights

(Vancouver, BC) BC Metis Federation leadership is celebrating the Federal Court of Appeal ruling today in the Daniels Case. In January 2013 the Federal Court ruled that Métis and Non Status Indians have the same rights as “Indians” under the Canadian Constitution in section 91 (24) which provides law to recognize rights of the Métis […]

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Federal Court of Appeal Ruling Expected Tomorrow

BC Metis Federation is notifying members that the Daniels Case which will have major impacts on Metis and Non Status Indians will have a federal Court of Appeal ruling tomorrow. Federal Court of Appeal decision on Daniels case to be released Thursday, April 17 The release of the Federal Court of Appeal’s highly anticipated decision […]

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