Archive | January, 2017
MNBC Letter to BCMF January 2017

Métis Nation BC Builds Walls Instead of Bridges Between Métis

Monday, January 29th, 2017 Métis Communities BC Métis Federation Members Re: Métis Nation BC Builds Walls Instead of Bridges Between Metis Members and Partners, The BC Métis Federation continues to assert representation on behalf of over 2500 card carrying members located throughout British Columbia. BC Métis Federation was formed in June of 2011 after a […]

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Oil and Gas – What do you think?

Métis Communities BC Métis Federation Members Re: Oil and Gas/Energy Sector Members and Partners, There continues to be significant debate on the value of oil and gas and the energy sector for our members, communities and all British Columbians. The debates and negative spin about this industry is playing itself out on social media confusing […]

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Provide Your Feedback on the Fisheries Act Review – Deadline Jan 20

Dear BCMF Members, As part of the ongoing regulatory review, the BCMF Consultation Office has been asked to provide feedback on review and revision to the Fisheries Act, some of our strongest legislation for environmental protection. Please review the following information and provide your thoughts to bcmf@ksdandassociates.com with the heading “Fisheries Review” by January 20. […]

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Provide Your Feedback on the Navigation Protection Act – Deadline Jan 20

Dear Members, As part of the ongoing regulatory review, the BCMF Consultation Office has been asked to provide feedback on review and revision to the Navigation Protection Act (NPA Act), some of our strongest legislation for environmental protection. Please review the following information and provide your thoughts to bcmf@ksdandassociates.com with the heading “NPA Review” by January 20. Your […]

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Trans-Mountain-Newsletter

Kinder Morgan Approval

BC Métis Federation is sharing the latest updates regarding the Trans Mountain expansion project. BC Métis Federation has a strong relationship with Kinder Morgan Canada and will be further assessing procurement (contract) and employment opportunities for members with the latest BC Government approval. This week solidified another major step towards construction which could begin by […]

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Sixties Scoop Exhibition: Contribution Deadline Jan 13th

The Legacy of Hope Foundation (LHF), a national Indigenous-led charity based in Ottawa, is developing a new exhibition that will focus on the history, voices, and legacies of the Sixties Scoop. The exhibition will include images, works of art, video clips, and factual information, but the most important aspect of it will be the voices […]

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Meeting with Métis Community in Fort St. John

Métis Communities BC Métis Federation Members Re: Meeting with Métis Community in Fort St. John  Members and Partners, I write today following a meeting with the Fort St. John Métis Society, one of a number of local Métis communities in BC, held this past weekend at the local Friendship Center in Fort St. John. The […]

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Daniels Conference: In and Beyond the Law – January, 2017

The Rupertsland Centre for Métis Research in the Faculty of Native Studies, at the University of Alberta will be hosting the Daniels Conference: In and Beyond the Law on January 26, 27, and 28, 2017. The conference will explore the social and political implications of the recently decided Supreme Court of Canada Daniels decision. The […]

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