Archive | August, 2015

MEDC Attending Aboriginal Business Match in September in Fort St. John

Vancouver, BC – The Métis Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is participating in the Aboriginal Business Match, taking place in Fort St. John September 21-23, 2015. “What we are looking for are the best business opportunities for our Métis business and individuals throughout BC,” stated Shauna Benson, consulting Executive for MEDC. Benson goes on to say […]

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Provincial Ministry of Health Contract NOIHL245 Update

(Vancouver, BC) – BC Métis Federation continues to advocate and address policy and socio-economic issues on behalf of members and partners throughout BC. In August the Province of British Columbia, through the Ministry of Health (MoH), posted a notification that a contract was going to be awarded to the Métis Provincial Council of British Columbia […]

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Métis Economic Development Corporation Website Launched

(Vancouver, BC) – Métis Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), launched the new MEDC brand and new website, www.metisedc.ca, to provide businesses, individuals and partner organizations with relevant and easy-to-find information on the Métis Economic Development Corporation and its opportunities. “Our website will be an important way for us to share information about the Métis Economic Development […]

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An Open Letter to Canadians – BC Ministry of Education continues Politics of Denial and Exclusion for Métis

Joe Desjarlais Portfolio Holder Education BC Métis Federation An Open Letter to Canadians – BC Ministry of Education continues Politics of Denial and Exclusion for Métis Dear friends, After almost eight (8) months of correspondence, it appears that the BC Ministry of Education (MoE) is still unwilling to support Métis education in this province with […]

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Richmond World Festival September 5th

BC Métis Federation is pleased to announce the next cultural event where Métis culture will be featured during a multicultural event. This event is from 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM and is open to the public.

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PG Music Festival August 2015

Roots Music Festival

The BC Métis Federation is pleased to share the Métis cultural music festival in Prince George from August 28th – 30th. The Métis music festival is hosted by local Métis representatives from Peyak Li Moonde Métis Society. BC Métis Federation is a proud sponsor and encourages Métis family and friends to attend and celebrate Métis […]

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Métis Culture Celebrated in Terrace

(Terrace, BC) – BC Métis Federation and the Skeena River Métis Community Association, one of the partner communities of the BC Métis Federation, are once again celebrating the success of their 2ndAnnual Métis Music Festival that was held over the weekend at Thornhill Community Hall in Terrace, British Columbia.  BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry […]

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BC Métis Federation Details Opposition to the Ministry of Health Contract with MPCBC

BCMF has today sent further correspondence to the Ministry of Health regarding their intent to contract with MPCBC, and requesting that the Ministry of Health consider a fair share split of these revenues to ensure both the MPCBC and BC Métis Federation can represent their actual legal members.

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Federal Election October 19 – Get Out and Vote

Métis Communities BC Métis Federation Members Re: Aboriginal Issues and the Federal Election October 19th  Members and Partners, BC Métis Federation writes today to provide insight into the upcoming Federal Election dated October 19th where Canadians, including Aboriginal people, will elect 338 Members of Parliament (MPs) from every province and territory in Canada. The political […]

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BC Métis Federation Opposition Notice of Intent to Contract NOI #NOIHL245

Clint Kuzio Ministry of Health 1515 Blanshard Street Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3C8 clint.kuzio@gov.bc.ca Re: BC Métis Federation Opposition Notice of Intent to Contract NOI #NOIHL245  The BC Métis Federation objects to the Ministry of Health decision to contract with the Métis Provincial Council of British Columbia (MPCBC), also known as the Métis Nation British […]

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