Archive | November, 2016

Trans Mountain Receives Final Federal Approval of Expansion

The below is a press release from the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. Company Advancing Project for the Benefit of Canadians CALGARY, AB – November 29, 2016 – Kinder Morgan Canada today announced that the Government of Canada has granted approval for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project in a landmark decision that affirms both the strength […]

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Invitation to Call TONIGHT AT 4:30PM on the Trans Mountain Expansion Project/Line 3 Replacement Project/Northern Gateway Project Decision Announcement and Other Related Announcements

We are sharing the below message, received on November 29, 2016, from Timothy Gardiner of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Project. Good afternoon, Today, the Government announced several important decisions: · Trans Mountain Expansion Project: the Government approved the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, which will twin the existing Trans Mountain pipeline between Edmonton, Alberta and Burnaby, […]

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Free Job Readiness Programs

The Indigenous Community for Leadership and Development (ICLD) is running a number of personal development and essential skill programs in Tk’emlups (Kamloops), Penticton, Nanoose Bay and Squamish Nation (North Vancouver). These programs aim to help in the participants’ career development and include computer training and resume creation. There are also certifications being offered in flagging, first […]

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BC Métis Federation and INAC Launch New Program for Youth – MYTUL

 Vancouver, BC – The BC Métis Federation is pleased to announce today that the organization has been awarded funding for their proposal through the Urban Aboriginal Strategy under the Urban Partnerships funding. The purpose of this project is to create an accessible web-based tool that enhances, improves, and measures the success of Métis youth who […]

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The BC Métis Federation Questions Deal in Manitoba

This week the Manitoba’s Métis Federation (MMF) and Ottawa signed a deal to end a 146-year-old land dispute. The BC Métis Federation believes the Manitoba Métis Federation and the Federal Government of Canada have rushed a “land deal” without consulting Métis communities or First Nations.  While progress is important for any Métis issues in Canada, […]

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LOUIS RIEL – A Métis Icon

Prepared by: George and Terry Goulet November, 2012 Louis Riel is the most remarkable person in Métis history. As their iconic leader, he represents all those valiant Métis who fought for basic human rights not only for the Métis but for First Nations and other Canadians. The dynamic Riel was a natural-born leader whose life […]

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Louis Riel Commemoration – Remembering Louis Riel 131 Years Ago

Vancouver, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership continued their work to raise public awareness about Métis people and the life of Louis Riel this past weekend in Vancouver. There was a sold-out audience at the V’ni Dansi‘s 11th annual Louis Riel Day Celebration which took place on November 12th, 2016 at 8:00PM at the Scotiabank […]

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October 14th/November 2nd, 2016 DRAFT Board Minutes

The BC Métis Federation board is pleased to advise members that draft minutes from the recent board meetings held October 14th and November 2nd, along with supporting documents, are now available for members to review.

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Submission for ASETS Renewal

Aboriginal Affairs Directorate, mailstop 114 140 Promenade du Portage, Phase IV Gatineau, QC K1A 0J9 Re: Renewal of the Aboriginal Skills and Employment Training Strategy  To Whom It May Concern; The BC Métis Federation is submitting a response to the Aboriginal Skills and Training Strategy (ASETS) which is a contribution program designed to help increase […]

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Louis Riel Day Celebration

The BC Métis Federation is supporting V’ni Dansi‘s 11th annual Louis Riel Day Celebration, taking place November 12th, 2016 at 8:00PM at the Scotiabank Dance Centre in Vancouver. This event will kick up heels with a double bill of traditional Métis dance and innovative contemporary creation. Eagle Spirit is a contemporary solo choreographed and performed by Artistic […]

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