Archive | December, 2014

Métis Coffee Talk Recorded Show

Do not miss the last Métis Coffee Talk show now available for 2014.  The show addressed a number of news stories and issues.  Métis Coffee Talk will resume in two weeks kicking off January 1st, 2015 at 7:30 PM. Click here to catch the latest highlights.

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Remembering (Arthur) Dale Dundas

BC Métis Federation extends our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Dale Dundas – February 15, 1932 – November 21, 2014 .  Dale was a proud Métis individual from northwest BC and was involved in the Métis community for years. We know you will be missed by family and friends this holiday season and thank you for […]

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BC Métis Federation Financial Update – Action Plan

Friday, December 19th, 2014 Métis Partner Community Leaders Métis Members Re: BC Métis Federation Financial Update – Action Plan BC Métis Federation Members and Partner Communities; The BC Métis Federation leadership has continued to address a variety of issues. Some of the recent internal challenges arose from inquires about the overall finances of the BC […]

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Province Approves $8.8 billion dollar Site C Dam

The major hydro electric project for northeast British Columbia, referred to as Site C, was approved by Premier Christy Clark.  This will affect many of our Metis members and families in Fort St. John, Hudson Hope, Chetwynd, and Kelly Lake. This will be very interesting to see how this situation unfolds as First Nations (Council […]

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MFC and AFN Chiefs December 2014

MFC Liaison attends the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly in Winnipeg Bob Stevenson, the Métis Federation of Canada Liaison for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis met with the Chiefs, their spouses, youth, women and other members, staff and supporters last week Dec. 9th to 12th at the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly where Perry Bellegarde […]

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BC Métis Federation Christmas Office Hours

The BC Métis Federation office is closed for the Christmas Season effective December 15th, 2014 – January 5th, 2015. Calls will still be addressed and the leadership is still available. Thank you for your patience as we provide our administration staff much needed time off.

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Moving Forward – Christmas Party Reunites Community

(Surrey, BC) BC Métis Federation leadership and the community in Surrey with Nova Métis Heritage Association (Nova) held the annual Christmas Party in Surrey this past weekend. There was very good attendance with approximately 150 members enjoying culture and festive celebrations throughout the afternoon. This was one of several Métis community Christmas gatherings supported by […]

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BC Métis Federation Statement on Board Resignations

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation has confronted significant internal board division since the recent election of fourteen (14) board members only a few months ago on September 27th, 2014 in North Vancouver. This week five (5) board members resigned joining a resignation last month by a previous board member. BC Métis Federation members Ms. Gloria […]

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Leadership in Kamloops

BC Metis Federation extends our congratulations for board member Jeanie Cardinal who was recently recognized for her work with the White Buffalo Aboriginal and Metis Health Society in a mural at the local hospital. Read the background below: A thank you to Heidi Coleman, Chief Executive Officer of RIH Foundation in recognition of the Métis and […]

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BC Métis Federation Christmas Newsletter

BC Métis Federation is pleased to release their December 2014 Christmas Newsletter.  This edition features many updates and stories for people to review and enjoy.

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