Archive | October, 2014

MNBC and MNC Media Coverage

BC Métis Federation is sharing some of the latest media attention regarding the ongoing questions surrounding the Métis National Council and Métis Nation British Columbia. These issues are yet to be resolved and quietly the BC Métis Federation continues to address through appropriate channels. As such we are pleased to see media continuing to press the issues. The […]

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Métis Nation British Columbia Allegedly Setting the Record Straight

Métis Community Leaders Métis People of BC Re: Métis Nation British Columbia Alleged Setting the Record Straight BC Métis Federation Members, Partner Communities, Corporate Partners and friends; It is to the dismay of the BC Métis Federation that this letter needs to be written. It is an unfortunate state of affairs when Métis Nation British Colubia […]

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North Vancouver - Métis Cultural Awareness Week

City of North Vancouver Proclaims November 10-16 as Métis Cultural Week

The BC Métis Federation wishes to thank the City of North Vancouver for their response to our request to proclaim November 10-16, 2014 as Métis Cultural Awareness Week. We look forward to responses from other levels of government honouring November 16 as a commemorative day that is celebrated by Métis people in British Columbia and across Canada. To […]

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BC Métis Federation Development Corporation Project Approved

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation leadership is implementing a number of strategic initiatives to enhance the future of the organization, members, and partner communities. One of the key BC Métis Federation priorities has been the implementation of an economic development strategy which includes the establishment of a development corporation. BC Métis Federation has been approved by the Tale’awtxw […]

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Métis Nation British Columbia Loses Over $2.0 Million in 2013-2014

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation continues to review and address important issues that affect Métis people across the Province and Canada. Last week BC Métis Federation shared their initial review of the financial situation of the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) for their past fiscal year April 1st 2013 – March 31st 2014. BC Métis Federation continues […]

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Annual General Meeting Video

BC Métis Federation has posted the 8 hours of video from the recent 3rd Annual General Meeting. There was a technical issue where the video shows incorrect for the first 29 minutes only. We hope you enjoy the full presentation and you can chat up on the deliberations.

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“Friend” of the Métis

By Joe Desjarlais Recently, the 2014 Annual General Meeting of the BC Métis Federation was a day where relationships were established and maintained. We welcomed new board members, recognized the achievements of outgoing board members, and fostered industry dialogue. These are also times to foster new kinship relationships. As families, we enjoyed Métis music and culture, […]

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Letter to Governments November 16th

This past Monday the BC Métis Federation sent a letter to request the Province of British Columbia and all major cities across the province to consider flying the Métis flag on November 16th.  The Metis communities recognize the importance of honoring November 16th each year. Thank you to Métis elders George and Terry Goulet for their assistance and support to provide historical […]

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Media Coverage of BC Métis Federation Complaint

The BC Métis Federation continues to demand public transparency and accountability of Métis funding in BC and Canada. This story was captured through a number of media outlets yesterday and the following link is to the story posted in the Province.  

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BC Métis Federation visits Clearwater, BC

BC Métis Federation leaders President Keith Henry, elected board member Jeanie Cardinal from Kamloops and support staff Sherry Daniels attended the North Thompson and Aboriginal Cultural Center dinner in Clearwater, BC this past Friday, October 3rd. Over seventy (70) people attended to support the event led by Cindy Wilgosh and their tremendous group of volunteers. The evening included […]

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