Archive | February, 2018

Former Métis Leader in Saskatchewan Fights for 60’s Scoop Métis Impact

The BC Métis Federation is sharing the efforts of former Métis Nation of Saskatchewan President Robert Doucette to address the personal impacts of the 60s scoop on himself and his family. Robert made significant efforts to address the issue with the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) in November 2017. Reviewing the documents below, readers will see his concerns about how […]

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BC Métis Federation Members Continue Fight for SS

The fight for our Métis member SS continues. While Provincial and Federal Government politicians state publicly that they support the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, their Ministries carry on as business as usual. Look at this incredible situation. Since members “LM and RB” have been fighting for the rights of member […]

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Colten Boushie and a Legacy of Injustice

Article by David Doyle, Author LOUIS RIEL, Let Justice Be Done (Ronsdale Press, 2017) On Friday, February 9, 2018, a jury in Battleford, Saskatchewan, deliberated thirteen hours before finding a Caucasian farmer, Gerald Stanley, not guilty of second degree murder in the 2016 death of Colten Boushie, a resident of the Red Pheasant First Nation. […]

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BCMF Demands Justice for Colton – Dark Day in Canada

Vancouver, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership has joined the chorus of Indigenous leadership across Canada condemning the acquittal of Mr. Stanley in the Colton Boushie case from Saskatchewan ruled this past Friday. BC Métis Federation Secretary Joe Desjarlais attended a rally in Vancouver this weekend (Saturday) held at the CBC building in support of […]

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