Archive | June, 2016
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Bio: 2016 Chief Electoral Officer, Lawrence Lewis

Lawrence Lewis, ICD:D, B.A., DPSM First Nation Professional RECIPIENT 2014 AFOA BC – BAND ADMINISTRATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD BACKGROUND Lawrence is a member of the We Wai Kai Nation (Cape Mudge) and presently resides in Victoria with his wife (21 yrs) and 2 children – both adopted from China (Kate and Alex). Lawrence most […]

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Celebrate Canada Day in Surrey

The BC Métis Federation is excited to part of this year’s Canada Day celebrations in Surrey. With an amazing lineup of performers scheduled throughout the day, it is an event you will not want to miss. The event kicks off at 10am and ends at 10:30pm. It is all happening at the Bill Reid Millennium […]

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Federation Continues Métis Cultural Education

(North Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation continues to contribute Métis cultural education for elementary schools in British Columbia where requested. This last week Métis cultural sash weaver Mechtild Morin led a workshop in North Vancouver at the Sherwood Park Elementary School with over 20 Grade 2 students. BC Métis Federation President Henry stated; “Thank you […]

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Coverage of National Aboriginal Day in Clearwater

The National Aboriginal Day event in Clearwater, held Sunday June 19th, has been covered in the Clearwater Times. Close to 200 people took part in the event, featuring performances by Métis dancers Rowan & Quinn Pickering, music, drumming and kids activities.

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2016 BC Aboriginal Business Awards Nominations Deadline

Calling for Nominations for the 2016 BC Aboriginal Business Awards It’s time to nominate a business or young entrepreneur for a BC Aboriginal Business Awards. Now in its 8th year, this Award program celebrates the best of BC Aboriginal Business in four distinct categories including youth, business partnership, community-owned and  businesses of one to two, […]

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Federation Celebrates Events in Surrey and Clearwater this Weekend

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation continues to build community and grassroots support by the relentless work with partner communities and supporting local events. This past weekend representatives from the BC Métis Federation attended a board meeting with partner community Nova Métis Heritage Association (Nova) in Surrey on Saturday and attended the National Aboriginal Day celebration […]

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BC Métis Federation Celebrates National Aboriginal Day

BC Métis Federation celebrates the Métis people we represent on National Aboriginal Day tomorrow! This is a new era of reconciliation and our members and partners are proud to be Metis and continue to seek recognition by all levels of government. Let’s create a better future together! The Government of Canada has a website that highlight […]

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Exoneration of Louis Riel Event

On Saturday June 18th, from 7:00 – 9:00 PM, join the Friends of Louis Riel in a night of Justice and Reconciliation for Canada’s Indigenous (Métis) Father of Confederation. All ages are welcome to this free event, which will take place at Cranberry Hall in Powell River.

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BC Métis Federation Using Technology to Increase Membership Voting

BC Métis Federation Partners with OneFeather for Electronic Voting For Board of Directors at the Annual General Meeting – September 24, 2016 Terrace, BC  June 13, 2016, Vancouver, BC – The BC Métis Federation is pleased to announce that the election of their Board of Directors, on September 24, 2016 in Terrace BC, will be […]

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Métis in Manitoba Concerned About MMF and Government of Canada Agreement

A number of Métis from Dauphin Manitoba, led by William Guiboche, have created a new online petition regarding their concerns with the recent announcement by the Government of Canada and MMF. An online petition has been created within Manitoba to intervene in the agreement. The concern is about the land as Louis Riel negotiated it […]

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