Archive | June, 2015
Skeena Valley Country Music Festival August 2015

Terrace Prepares for August Festival

BC Métis Federation is pleased to share the Skeena Valley Métis Music Festival which is August 14 – 16 in Terrace. BC Métis Federation is a major sponsor and this promises to be a great event. Make your plans to attend.

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Mètis Culture Featured in Richmond for the First Time

(Richmond, BC) – The BC Métis Federation continues to provide Métis culture and education opportunities to British Columbia and this past weekend was featured as part of a Canada Day celebration. The event was hosted by the Vancouver Multicultural Society and was held Sunday, June 28th as part of the International Summer Market in Richmond, […]

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Métis Rights Engagement with Special Representative

BC Métis Federation is pleased to update members that the Government of Canada’s Special Representative to discuss Métis Rights, Mr.Thomas Isaac, has sent an official correspondence to signal future engagement. BC Métis Federation is sharing a copy of the June 22, 2015 letter as well as our response dated June 26th.   Below is the […]

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Métis Coffee Talk Feature Show

Métis people and all Canadians are preparing for the next Federal Election scheduling for October 2015.  Over the course of the nest few months Métis Coffee Talk will take time to learn about the parties and their platforms as they relate to Métis issues. Therefore this week Métis Coffee Talk will feature two Métis individuals […]

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Economic Development Board Announced

(Vancouver, BC) – The BC Métis Federation is continuing to establish our Economic Development Corporation and today is pleased to provide an update for governance. The founding board members have been selected and we are pleased to provide their bios and profiles for members and partners. The BC Métis Federation has now completed hiring the […]

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Métis Culture Showcase in Kamloops

(Kamloops, BC) – The BC Métis Federation is updating members that White Buffalo Métis and Aboriginal Health Society successfully completed Métis and urban Aboriginal cultural event in spite of recent unfortunate developments in Kamloops to cancel one National Aboriginal Day celebration. There are several partners to recognize that supported community for National Aboriginal Day – […]

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MultiDay Event June 28, 2015

Celebrate Canada June 28th Richmond

BC Métis Federation continues cultural work and has been invited in our latest efforts to participate in another multicultural festival in Richmond.  Métis entertainment will be showcased this weekend in Richmond as part of a Celebrate Canada event and we encourage Métis people to attend as JJ Lavallee will be performing and providing live entertainment.

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Trans Mountain Project Update

(Vancouver, BC) – The BC Métis Federation is updating members and partner communities that the Kinder Morgan Canada proposed Trans Mountain Expansion Project is preparing to enter Phase III Government Decision. BC Métis Federation continues to assert Section 35 Métis rights for our members and communities in affected project areas, such as the proposed Trans […]

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Rowan and Qiuinn in Victoria

Mètis Culture Takes Stage in Victoria on National Aboriginal Day

(Victoria, BC) – The BC Métis Federation`s most recent work to support sharing of Mètis culture was featured this past weekend in Victoria as part of the Aboriginal Cultural Festival hosted by the Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia and the host Esquimalt and Songhees First Nations. The Aboriginal Cultural Festival brought together over thirty […]

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Politics in Kamloops Attempts to Stop National Aboriginal Day Celebrations for Community

In a surprising turn of events yesterday an event scheduled in Kamloops has partners who pulled out due to politics.

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