Archive | February, 2017

BC Métis Federation Members Applicants to Indspire Programs

BC Métis Federation sent a letter to Indspire President and CEO Roberta Jamieson yesterday, February 21, 2017. The letter is to seek a solution to their denial of members for the important programs. This is a result of long standing issues facing Metis representation in BC and the organization is fighting for members to have […]

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Indspire Continues to Discriminate Against Métis – The Irony

(Vancouver, BC) BC Metis Federation has continued to build a strong Métis representative organization for Métis people wanting our leadership and organization to represent their interests. The members of the BC Métis Federation provide genealogical information, completed an objectively verifiable application membership process and are accepted by our Métis community prior to members. The Federal […]

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BCMF President Mr. Keith Henry Selected as Canada 150 Ambassador

BC Métis Federation President Mr. Keith Henry has been selected for the prestigious and honorary role as Ambassador during the Canada 150 celebrations. The Ambassadors program highlights the achievements of prominent Canadians in celebration of the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Mr. Keith Henry, together with 18 other Ambassadors, will have the unique opportunity to help […]

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Inaugural BC Métis Federation Socio-Economic Survey

BC Métis Federation is proud to share the first ever socio-economic study which outlines the needs of card carrying members of the BC Métis Federation. This study was a result of member feedback to the survey undertaken over the last few months. Introduction The mandate of the British Columbia Metis Federation (BC Métis Federation) is […]

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Métis Nation BC Continues Road to More Division

British Columbia Métis Communities BC Métis Federation Members Re: Métis Nation BC Continues Road to More Division Members and Partners, Recently the other Métis representative organization Métis Nation BC refused to meet with BC Métis Federation in a letter from their President Clara Morin Dal Col. This letter appears to justify refusing to meet with […]

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BC Métis Federation Response to Broken Promises: Alex’s Story

British Columbia Métis Communities BC Métis Federation Members Re: BC Métis Federation Response to Broken Promises: Alex’s Story Dear partners and members, This week the Métis community was once again shown the consequences when government policies and programs intended to support our people have no real meaning. British Columbians were jolted from their complacency on […]

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2016-2017 Operational Budget Update

The BC Métis Federation continues to be transparent in all aspects of spending and revenues. The board approved the 3rd quarter budget (9 of 12 months) this past weekend for the fiscal year April 1st, 2016 – March 31st,2016. The organization is under budget and remains effective to support the operations.

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Board Minutes Feb 5th, 2017

BC Metis Federation leadership met on the weekend of Feb 5th and the DRAFT minutes are available for members and partners to review. There are many important items and decisions included.

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Métis Engagement in BC

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 Re: Métis Engagement in BC Dear Federal Minister Bennett and Provincial Minister Rustad: I write today to continue to request the Federal and Provincial Governments to re-assess the position that the only recognized political organization representing Métis people in British Columbia is the Métis Nation BC. As each of your offices […]

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