Archive | May, 2014
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BC Metis Federation Contributes Knowledge of Métis history and culture

(Hudson Hope, BC) BC Metis Federation and partner community Kelly Lake Métis Settlement Society were recently invited to sit on a BC Hydro WAC Bennett Dam Visitors Centre aboriginal advisory committee. Although not extensive, this is our current submission to enhance education of visitors to the WAC Bennett Dam visitors centre, in regards to the […]

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Offer of Cultural Support for RCMP

BC Metis Federation has sent a letter to RCMP senior commissioner Mr. Bob Paulson to support Metis cross cultural training of the officers. Dear RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson, As President of the BC Metis Federation I am writing out of concern for what appears to be a consistent discord between the RCMP and Aboriginal people. […]

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MCCFBC CEO Search

The Metis Commission for Children and Families of BC has (MCCFBC) extended their job posting for the Chief Executive Officer position. The organization continues to undergo updating and changes and this is an important position to fill. BC Metis Federation is calling out to all members to review and share with friends and colleagues to […]

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Letter to AANDC Minister Valcourt

BC Metis Federation has continued efforts to correspond with the Federal Government earlier today with a letter to Federal Minister for Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) Honourable Bernard Valcourt. The letter today has been triggered by the recent incredible compliance audit final report of the Metis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) that has never […]

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BC Métis Federation Summer of Culture Kicks Off Eurofest May 31st-June 1st 2014

The BC Métis Federation is launching the 2014 Summer of Culture campaign with the first official event, starting as a featured partner along with Germany, at the 17th Annual European Festival being held May 31st and June 1st at Swangard stadium in Burnaby. This event will bring approximately 20,000 people to Swangard stadium and BC […]

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Vancouver Metis Citizens Society Annual General Meeting

Vancouver Metis Citizens Society is having their Annual General Meeting on June 14th 2014 at 10 am at the BC Metis Federation office. Download the Agenda below.

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MNBC Hallux Audit 2008-2012 Open letter

Open letter to Mètis people, The BC Métis Federation formed in June of 2011, as a result of six (6) major issues that faced the Métis people throughout BC. These issues were a direct result of the actions of the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). Today, the BC Métis Federation continues to grow and provide […]

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BC Metis Federation Releases Final Report Enbridge

BC Metis Federation and Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines Project entered into a Letter of Understanding in February 2014 to consult with members of partner communities affected by the proposed project. As we know the Federal Government is preparing to make a decision in next month in June. Therefore be sure to read the report and […]

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Terminate Funding to Métis National Council

Letter sent earlier today… Honourable Bernard Valcourt Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada Government of Canada (AANDC) Dear Minister Valcourt, BC Metis Federation writes today in response to the Canadian Press coverage in the article “Saskatchewan Metis leader calls on Ottawa to end national funding”. Frankly the statements and media coverage from Métis […]

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Remembering Metis Ancestors

Remembering our Métis Ancestors May 9th – 12th

Open letter to Mètis people, I write this article today to spend a moment to remember one of the most significant events for Métis people and arguably all Canadians. I would argue that most Métis do not fully know or understand our history about being Métis or the struggles our ancestors had. For example it […]

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