Archive | November, 2015

Board Meeting in Vancouver

Vancouver, BC – BC Métis Federation board continued their governance work this weekend with the recent meeting in Vancouver at their office. The board addressed internal reporting and planning where we discussed key items such as economic development, child and family policy, health, consultation office updates, membership progress, new project initiatives, and much more. BC […]

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Thank You City of Victoria

BC Métis Federation thanks the City of Victoria for the Louis Riel Day Proclamation and especially acknowledging the work of the BC Métis Federation. Great to see growing support!

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Second Quarter Financial Report

BC Métis Federation board is reviewing the finances this weekend as part of the upcoming board meeting.  We are pleased to report that the BC Métis Federation is meeting all planned financial expenditures and is on track and on budget. This 6 month period covers the 1st and 2nd quarters for this current fiscal year […]

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Do You Understand Section 35 Métis Rights?

Legal academic John Borrows explores two different dimensions of Métis rights, lecturing on Métis court cases. He raises interesting dialogue around development of Métis identity and various interpretations of Métis rights. Borrows exploring Powley ruling : “The court says there is a distinctive Métis place in Canada and there actually is a diversity of Métis […]

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Aboriginal Risk Services Scholarships Available

BC Métis Federation is sharing information about a new scholarship for Métis and all Aboriginal students. This is another excellent opportunity for Métis students to apply.

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Governance Update

BC Métis Federation has arranged their next provincial board meeting for Sunday, November 29th and is pleased to release the agenda today for members to review. There are several items for the board as the organization grows and prospers.

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Peyak Li Moond Métis Society Thanks BC Métis Federation

Prince George, BC – BC Métis Federation has committed to supporting partner communities and organizations throughout British Columbia. BC Métis Federation has demonstrated ongoing commitment to support partner’s communities with Métis culture since being established in 2011. This includes consistent annual investments to support summer cultural events. Peyal Li Moond Métis Society (Peyak) is a […]

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Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project – Project Activity Update #30 (November-December 2015)

Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Ltd. has provided the BCMF with a Project Activity Update #30 for November and December 2015 with information on the Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project. Previous Project Activity Updates can be found on their Project website: http://www.princerupertgas.com/about/documents-links/

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Congratulations to White Buffalo Aboriginal and Métis Health Society

Kamloops, BC – BC Métis Federation continues to support building strong relationships with partner communities and organizations throughout British Columbia. BC Métis Federation has maintained our commitment to fulfilling the role of being a provincial policy and advocacy political Métis representative organization, not involved in direct service delivery. To assist this vision one of the […]

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Louis Riel Commemoration – Remembering Louis Riel 130 Years Ago

North Vancouver, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership continued their work to raise public awareness about Métis people and the life of Louis Riel yesterday in North Vancouver. There was a strong turn out to the event held in partnership with the Nova Métis Heritage Association at the Ron Andrews Community Center. The event featured […]

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