Archive | April, 2018

BC Métis Federation Knowledge Partnership Project

One of the most initial studies to assess Métis identity and governance in BC was completed at the end of March. The BC Métis Federation, in partnership with the Province of BC, completed an initial assessment into this process and today is releasing the Executive Summary for members and partners to review. BC Métis Federation […]

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BC Métis Federation Action on Child Welfare

This weekend the BC Métis Federation sent a letter to the Ministry of Children and Family Development regarding the recent progress and approval of the BC Métis Federation Child Welfare Declaration. This is an important step to create our laws on child welfare that affect BC Métis Federation members: Re: Notice of Policy and Directives […]

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Children, Family and Community Service Act Amendments

In March the BC Métis Federation shared an update for partners and members about proposed Provincial Government steps to amend the Children, Family, and Community Service Act (CFCSA). This legislation has a profound impact on BC Métis Federation members when dealing with child welfare in BC. BC Métis Federation was requested to share initial feedback. […]

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BC Métis Federation Declaration for BC Child Welfare

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation is proud to announce a major step towards self-governance with the first ever BC Métis Federation Child Welfare Declaration. The declaration defines the process to address all BC Métis Federation member child welfare needs. BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry states; “I am very proud of the BC Métis […]

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BC Métis Federation Child Welfare Case Study Discussion Paper

There has been considerable interest and many questions asked of our board as to the duties and responsibilities of the newly formed BC Métis Federation Métis Child Welfare Department since its launch in March. The over arching purpose of the newly formed Child Welfare Department can be summed up in a single sentence. It is […]

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