Archive | March, 2018

BC Métis Federation Board Meeting Thursday, March 29

The BC Métis Federation Board is notifying members of our next meeting this Thursday, March 29th from 5:00PM to 8:30PM. DRAFT AGENDA Welcome and Opening Remarks 5:00 PM BC Métis Federation Draft Minutes 5:05 PM January 19th, 2018 BC Métis Federation Finance Update 5:10 PM BC Métis Federation Membership Update 5:20 PM BC Metis Federation […]

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Proposed Amendments to the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA)

The BC Métis Federation sent a letter to the Provincial Ministry of Children and Family Development today as MCFD reviews proposed amendments to the Child, Family, and Community Service Act. Dear Deputy Minister Bond, Thank you for your recent letter concerning proposed changes to the Child Family and Community Services Act. (CFCSA). The BC Métis […]

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BCMF Announces Establishment of the Department of Métis Child Welfare

(Vancouver, BC) In response to the large numbers of Métis children in the care of the Province of British Columbia, BC Métis Federation has taken it upon ourselves today to announce the establishment of our Department of Métis Child Welfare which is set up to care for our Métis children within our community. BC Métis […]

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BC Métis Federation Call to Action – Need Member Input

BC Métis Federation launched a new survey project entitled the Knowledge Partnership Project. Yes, we realize how important your time is! The BC Métis Federation is conducting a groundbreaking research study that will set a foundation for partnership that will bring significant benefits to members, families and communities as they engage governments and other agencies. […]

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Call to Métis Business Owners

The BC Métis Federation is calling on all Métis business owners to register with our business directory at bcmetisedc.ca or email Shauna Collister at s.benson@bcmetis.com. As an organization, the BC Métis Federation wants to ensure that we do everything possible to help our families and communities grow and prosper as British Columbia enters into a […]

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2018 Scoop Campaign

The BC Métis Federation is announcing a new campaign to scoop back our Métis children in care of the Provincial Ministry of Children and Family Development. There needs to be serious updates and changes to how Métis organizations are involved, the lack of meaningful Métis community engagement, and a serious lack of transparency about how […]

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IAMC-TMX Invitation to Stó:lō and Métis Community Members in the Fraser Valley

The Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee (IAMC) and Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) are holding a community engagement visit for Stó:lō and Métis Community Members in the Fraser Valley. The purpose of this meeting is to provide the opportunity for community members to learn, and have a conversation, about the work of the IAMC-TMX. Monday, March 12, 2018 7:00 – […]

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IAMC-TMX Requests for Proposals – Executive Director and Senior Science Advisor

On behalf of the Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee (IAMC) for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX), we are excited to let you know there are two IAMC-TMX requests for proposals (RFP) now available on the Buy and Sell website. Please find a link to the IAMC-TMX Executive Director RFP here: buyandsell.gc.ca/procurement-data/tender-notice/PW-18-00817105 Please find a […]

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Métis Child and Family Forum Chilliwack March 3rd, 2018

Chilliwack, BC – This past Saturday, two representatives from the BC Métis Federation attended a conference put on by the Chilliwack Métis Association regarding Métis children and family services in BC. The guest speaker at the one day conference was Eva Coles, representative from the Métis Commission for Children and Families (Métis Commission). The predominant […]

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