Archive | February, 2015

Employment Survey Trans Mountain Expansion

In keeping with the spirit of the Kinder Morgan Canada (KMC) and BC Métis Federation’s signed “Mutual Benefit Agreement” signed in 2014, BC Metis Federation is taking the next step in securing future possible procurement and employment opportunities for our members.  A new Project Coordinator has been identified and we are pleased to announce that […]

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Disappointing Meeting with BC Construction Association

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation met with an official from the BC Construction Association on Wednesday. Judging by the conversation, the BC Construction Association seems unwilling to facilitate dialogue leading to partnership between their industry members and BC Métis Federation partner communities. From the tone of the conversation it appears the BC Construction Association has […]

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Métis Coffee Talk Thursday

A reminder that Métis Coffee Talk airs once again this week on Thursday at 7:30 PM live. A special interview has been arranged this week to feature Baillie Redfern who is resident in the lower mainland. Baillie is a young board member of the BC Métis Federation and continuing her studies at the University of British […]

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Métis Child and Family Services Manual Released

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Metis Federation continues to design policies and tools to assist and support partner communities, members, and Métis families throughout BC. This past week the BC Métis Federation board approved the first BC Métis Federation document entitled: Rights, Responsibilities and Resources for Métis Children and Families on Child Protection Matters  This new tool provides […]

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Nova Métis Members Select Board

(Surrey, BC) The BC Metis Federation partner community Nova Métis Heritage Association (Nova) held their Annual General Meeting this past weekend in Surrey. The members reviewed the progress of the organization over the past year and among other society items, elected their new board. BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry attended and provided an update […]

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Nova Annual General Meeting Saturday

Nova Metis Heritage Association Attention All Nova Members Notice of Annual General Meeting & Reporting of last years activities. Also Election of Officers to Nova Board of Directors for coming year. Date – Saturday, February 21st, 2015 – Time 1PM to 4 PM Place – Surrey Nature Centre – 14125 Green Timbers Way, Surrey Just […]

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National Métis Politics

The Current State of National Métis Politics – A Response to the Métis National Council January/February Newsletter  By BC Métis Federation Secretary Joe Desjarlais  What do you make of the MNC recent January newsletter and the message from the president?  MNC president Chartier appears concerned that other Métis groups might be successful in having a voice […]

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BC Métis Federation Board Meeting Builds Strength

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation board met in Vancouver at the office where significant business was completed this past Friday, February 13th and Saturday, February 14th. The board meeting was attended by the entire board which included a number of key partner presentations. The board addressed updates regarding important proponent projects that affect our members […]

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2015 History Award Asks Key Métis Question

BC Métis Federation is pleased to share this information.  The 2015 Government of Canada History Awards consist of five challenging questions about Canada’s past. The questions were developed with teachers, historians, and educators from across Canada. The competition is open to Grade 10 and 11 students from across Canada. Each student must select one question from […]

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Leadership Board Meeting

The BC Métis Federation leadership is meeting today and tomorrow in Vancouver and addressing a number of key agenda items. Watch for future announcements and the draft minutes following the meeting that will be posted for members to review.

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