Archive | July, 2015

Economic Development Opportunity – Security Services

The Métis Economic Development Corporation has an opportunity for work in the Security sector on a major Project. If you are a Métis company or would like to know more about partnering, please email our MEDC Executive Director, Shauna Benson, to find out more. Shauna Benson, PMP Consulting Executive Director MEDC Email: S.Benson@bcmetis.com Deadline for our inquiries […]

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FSJMS Medicinal Plant Session August 8th, 2015

Wild Herb Gathering Fort St. John

BC Métis Federation encourages Métis and non-Aboriginal friends to support the Fort St. John Métis Society with their traditional cultural activity taking place on August 8th in Fort St. John. A free cultural workshop has been arranged for Saturday, August 8th to learn about traditional medicinal plants, lunch will be lunch is provided. To register email fsjmetis@telus.net or call 250-785-1541

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Mcleese Lake August 2015

McLeese Lake Métis Festival August 7th-9th

The BC Métis Federation reminds members and friends to plan to attend the 3rd Annual Music Jamboree at McLeese Lake hosted by the Cariboo Chilcotin Métis Association in Williams Lake. Come out and celebrate Métis culture. BC Métis Federation is proud to be one of the sponsors for the event and will be in attendance, […]

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TransCanada Update

The BC Métis Federation is sharing Project Activity Update #26 for July and August 2015 which is intended to provide information on the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project. Previous Project Activity Updates can be found on our Project website:http://www.princerupertgas.com/about/documents-links/.

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BC Métis Federation and Métis Economic Development Corporation Board Meeting

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation and the newly formed Métis Economic Development Corporation board members met this weekend to launch the latest exciting new initiative brought forward by the BC Métis Federation. The agenda was based on an introduction of current steps and to review the ongoing progress while ensuring a clear vision for […]

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Economic Opportunity Deadline: August 12, 2015

The Métis Economic Development Corporation has an opportunity for work in the Medical Services sector on a major Project.  This opportunity is through the efforts of the BC MétisFederation. If you are a Métis company or would like to know more, please email our MEDC Executive Director, Shauna Benson to find out more: Shauna Benson, PMP […]

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Vindication and Justice for President Henry

Métis Communities BC Métis Federation Members Re: Vindication and Justice for President Henry Members and Partners, I am writing today to share one of the most powerful examples of the shameful behaviors of the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). It comes as no secret that the BC Métis Federation and MNBC do not agree on […]

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Métis Rights Discussed with Special Representative

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation met with the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) Special Representative Tom Isaac today in Vancouver to discussed two items: Exploratory talks to build a process on Section 35 Métis rights; and Explore ways to advance dialogue on reconciliation with Métis in Manitoba in response to the 2013 Manitoba […]

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Community Meetings in Prince George and Fort St. John

(Fort St. John, BC) BC Métis Federation leadership is meeting with a number of community organizations and their leadership this summer. These meetings are to update on a number of key initiatives including; economic development, cultural events, industry consultation, Métis rights, Louis Riel Symposium in November, and organization development. These past few days meetings were […]

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First Quarter Report

BC Métis Federation continues to provide members full transparency regarding the operations and financial spending of the organization. This week we are pleased to provide the 1st quarter financial report for April 1st, 2015-June 30th, 2015. This financial report provides a breakdown of expenditures in comparison of the board approved April 1st, 2015 – March […]

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