Archive | August, 2017
BC Metis Federation Picture September 2016

BC Métis Federation Annual Report 2016-2017

BC Métis Federation is pleased to release the organization’s 2016-2017 Annual Report that outlines the progress achieved from April 1st, 2016 – March 31st, 2017. BC Métis Federation continues to operate effectively and has achieved great progress despite the continued challenge of unacceptable Métis policy with the Provincial and Federal Governments. Highlights of progress include: […]

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BCMF Board & Staff are Deeply Saddened by the Passing of Joyce Fisher

BC Métis Federation Board and Staff are deeply saddened by the passing of Joyce Fisher ( Ken Fisher ), on August 15, 2017. She will be greatly missed by all. Joyce was well known for her endless volunteer work with all cultural events through the years, and also all the hours spent working on Genealogy […]

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Roots Music Festival in Prince George

The Peyak Li Moond Métis Society is hosting a Roots Music Festival in Prince George, BC from August 18th to 20th. Featuring: Barn Dance Boys Deuces Wild Moose Horn Mountain Boys Just for Fun Shadow Creek Rockin Country Mud River Tim & Pat Frayn Rene Therrien JR Goodwin & more! The festival is taking place […]

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BCMF Annual General Meeting – October 1st

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Mètis Federation is pleased to announce today that the sixth (6th) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held in Burnaby, BC October 1st, 2017. BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry stated, “Our board is preparing to host the sixth AGM in Burnaby. This is a great opportunity for members to be […]

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Letter to Province re Métis Child SS

BC Métis Federation has sent a letter to the new Provincial Government Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Minister Fraser to address the outstanding and wrongful removal of Métis foster child SS. The fight has continued for the BC Métis Federation members LM and RS who have obtained a legal decision recently that their adoption of Métis […]

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Premier Remarks and Saskatchewan Party Nomination Demonstrate Lack of Respect for Métis History

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation leadership is questioning comments made by current Premier of Saskatchewan Honourable Brad Wall at their Saskatoon Meewasin nomination meeting held this past January 30th, 2017 at the Ramada Hotel. During the nomination meeting Premier Wall stated to an entire room with hundreds in attendance that, “Delbert Kirsch is the member […]

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BCMF President Henry with Premier Horgan August 2017

BC Métis Federation Applauds Decision to Re-Establish Human Rights Commission in BC

(Vancouver, BC) BC Métis Federation was invited to the announcement by Premier John Horgan and the NDP Government today as the Government announced the immediate re-establishment of the BC Human Rights Commission. British Columbia was the only Province of Territory without the Human Rights Commission which has more strength and authority than the current BC […]

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