Archive | April, 2015
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Métis Artist In West Vancouver

  BC Métis Federation encourages our members and friends to attend the North Show Artists Group (NSAG) spring art show in West Vancouver this Saturday, May 2nd. Métis artist Adele Maskwa-iskwew Arseneau has a number of artistic pieces for sale as part of the art show.

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Vancouver Community Meeting Signals Strengths

(North Vancouver, BC) – The BC Métis Federation arranged a community meeting this past weekend with the members in the Vancouver area. The meeting was a result of recent actions which brought about the need to discuss community governance. BC Métis Federation leaders arranged cultural performances as well as an agenda which asked key questions […]

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Vancouver Metis Community Meeting April 25th, 2015 – Agenda

The agenda is now available for the Vancouver Metis Community Meeting on April 25th in North Vancouver on Saturday, April 25th from 1-4 PM. The BC Metis Federation is seeking to re-establish a community organization to represent the needs of members in the Vancouver area and we welcome all of you to this important dialogue. Attendance […]

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Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project – Project Activity Update #23

BCMF is sharing a project activity Update #23 for April and May 2015 with information on the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project.   Previous Project Activity Updates can be found on their website: http://www.princerupertgas.com/about/documents-links/

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BCMF Attends Forum for Change Event

(Nanaimo, BC) Representative for Children and Youth issued a report entitled “Finding Forever Families: A Review of the Provincial Adoption System.” The report showed that, at any given time, more than 1000 British Columbia children and youth in care of the Ministry of Children and Family Development were waiting to be adopted. The release of […]

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Treaty discussions discontinued between BC Metis Federation and Metis Federation of Canada

BC Metis Federation executive leadership has been in recent discussions with Metis Federation of Canada (MFC) leaders exploring the idea of a treaty as the basis for partnering together to intervene on the upcoming Supreme Court Daniels Case. At this point in time, negotiations did not achieve common ground and treaty negotiations have been discontinued […]

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Vancouver Metis Community Meeting April 25th, 2015

BC Metis Federation is pleased to call all members to a forum on April 25th in North Vancouver on Saturday, April 25th from 1-4 PM. There is appetizers, beverages, and entertainment. The BC Metis Federation is seeking to reestablish a community organization to represent the needs of members in the Vancouver area and we welcome […]

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The Age of Reciprocity

BC Métis Federation Executive board member Joe Desjarlais examines government and industry partnerships with Métis through a historical lens. Is there a pattern in history of Métis partnering with others in ways that affirm culture?  The position of the BC Métis Federation is that partnerships in BC must work to support Métis culture and values. […]

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Activities and Business Opportunities

BC Métis Federation continues to share industry information and is pleased today to share an outline entitled “Activities Associated with Major Pipelines Construction Projects” for Métis businesses should major projects proceed in British Columbia.

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BC Métis Federation Opposes Notice of Intent MNBC

BC Métis Federation is releasing the Opposition Statement submitted to the Provincial Government’s Notice of Intent that was aiming to direct award resources to Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). This is an important issue and we encourage members to review the Governments Notice of Intent and the BC Métis Federation reasons for opposition. The Ministry […]

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