Archive | July, 2016
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BC Métis… Where is Your Voice?

Métis people of Canada have always boasted about a distinct, rebellious and vibrant culture…each descendant of those European fur traders and Aboriginal women in the 18th and 19th century have contributed to the social fabric and design of our modern Canadian landscape. The struggle though for rights and recognition continues today and Métis across the […]

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Skeena Valley Country Music Festival

Join the Skeena River Métis Community Association for a weekend of music and dancing at the Skeena Valley Country Music Festival, August 12 – 14th, 2016. The event will take place at the Thornhill Community Centre in Terrace (3091 Century St). Weekend passes include free on-site RV camping and are $30 if bought by July […]

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Cariboo Chilcotin Métis Association Music Jamboree

The Cariboo Chilcotin Métis Association (CCMA) will be hosting their 4th Annual Music Jamboree this year from August 12 – 14th at McLeese Lake. There will be performances by Gary Fjellgaard, The Great Plains, JJ Lavallee, Cariboo Thunder and many more! Tickets to the event are $20 for a day pass or $30 for a […]

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Métis Cultural Celebration at Fusion Festival in Surrey

Métis Cultural Celebration at Fusion Festival in Surrey  (Surrey, BC) BC Metis Federation continued supporting Métis culture this past weekend at one of British Columbia’s largest multicultural festivals in Canada. The BC Métis Federation and partner community Nova Métis Heritage Association (Nova) partnered again to host the Mètis pavilion as part of the Fusion Festival […]

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Proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Project – Members Rights

The BCMF Consultation Office is working with Federal regulators – the National Energy Board and the Major Projects Management Office – to ensure that Crown Consultation for the proposed (conditionally approved) Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Expansion Project is timely and thorough, and that any members whose rights may be impacted directly or indirectly by the proposed […]

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Special Representative Report Released on Section 35 Métis Rights

Special Representative Report Released on Section 35 Métis Rights  (Vancouver, BC) BC Metis Federation is pleased that Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) has released the report by Thomas Isaac, Ministerial Special Representative on Reconciliation with Métis: Section 35 Métis Rights and the Manitoba Métis Federation Decision entitled “A Matter of National and Constructional Import.” […]

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Chief Electoral Officer Update

On September 24th, 2016 Members of the BC Métis Federation (BCMF) will select a new Board of Directors during their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Terrace, BC. During this AGM, and for more than two weeks leading up to the official meeting in Terrace, BCMF Members will be invited to vote from their mobile phones, […]

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BCMF at Surrey Fusion Festival

The BC Métis Federation and Nova Métis Heritage Association will have booths set up at this year’s Surrey Fusion Festival, July 23 – 24, 2016. The event will take place at Holland Park (King George Hwy. at Old Yale rd.) in Surrey and will include performances by Rowan and Quinn Pickering, BC Métis Federation Jiggers […]

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BC Métis Federation Notice Annual General Meeting (AGM) & Election of Directors

Notice is hereby given that the BC Métis Federation (BCMF), in accordance with Bylaws of the BC Métis Federation Society (2011), will hold an Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the purpose of sharing information and electing one (1) President, one (1) Vice President, one (1) Secretary, one (1) Treasurer and five (5) Directors at Large […]

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BC Métis Federation Celebrates 149th Canada Day in Surrey

BC Métis Federation Celebrates 149th Canada Day in Surrey  (Surrey, BC) BC Métis Federation continues to contribute Métis culture to the general public in British Columbia where requested. The Federation was proud to share Métis culture at the Canada Day celebration in Surrey on Canada’s 149th birthday. BC Métis Federation President Henry stated; “Once again […]

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