(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation continues to honour Métis and all veterans each year on Remembrance Day. Thousands of Métis people will be attending Remembrance Day ceremonies across British Columbia and Canada.
BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry will be attending the Remembrance Day event at the Whalley Legion in Surrey to support a number of Métis veterans including Irene Flett, Charles Larocque, and respecting the memory of beloved Métis elder and veteran Noel Poitras.
BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry stated, “This is important for all of us to honour and thank Aboriginal and Métis veterans on this important day.”
BC Métis Federation President Henry concluded, “Thank you to all veterans and a special thank you to partner and National President Richard Blackwolf for his work with the Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members Association. BC Métis Federation and Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members Association signed a memorandum of Understanding in 2012 recognising the need to work together. We know there continues to be many veteran’s issues today and we will strive to support as requested and needed.”
For more information about the Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members Association please go to http://canadianaboriginalveterans.ca/.
For information about the BC Métis Federation please review the website at www.bcmetis.com.
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