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 Federation board and our Child Welfare Department for this work. We are informing children and family service agencies throughout British Columbia that if they are dealing with our members, they need to respect our process.”

BC Metis Federation President Henry concluded; “This is our right to self-govern for the best interests of our members in order to do better for our members and their families. The release of this declaration today provides an opportunity for a better future of Métis Child Welfare in BC. The BC Métis Federation will be responsible for any child whose family is in our membership within our community. This is in accordance with the United Nations Declaration of the Right of Indigenous Peoples and the Constitution of Canada 1982.”

Click here to view the BC Métis Federation Child Welfare Declaration.

 

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Media Inquiries:
Keith Henry, President
BC Métis Federation
#300-3665 Kingsway
Vancouver, BC V5R 5W2
Office 1-604-638-7220
Cell 1-778-388-5013
Email k.henry@bcmetis.com

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Click here to view this release as a downloadable PDF.

2 Responses to BC Métis Federation Declaration for BC Child Welfare

  1. Sharon Eyford April 6, 2018 at 12:53 pm #

    Thank you BCMF for all your work and I totally agree that this is OUR right to self-govern for the

    best interest of all our members. This is a turning point in our future, and we will fight to the end

    to keep it this way. We need everyone’s help to keep our children safe, happy and together with

    their families. God bless BCMF for looking to the future for a better life for our children !!!!

  2. John and Sharon Cashore April 9, 2018 at 6:21 pm #

    RE THE DECLARATION: WELL DONE!

    NOTICE; WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY, APRIL 11 AND 12 AT 9PM ON CBC RADIO:

    “FATHER OF CONFEDERATION JOHN A MACDONALD — ON TRIAL FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY”.

    DAVID DOYLE’S OUTSTANDING BOOK “LOUIS REAL – LET JUSTICE BE DONE” IS A TIMELY ACCOUNT OF THE TRUTH THAT MUST BE REVEALED IF “RECONCILIATION” IS TO BE POSSIBLE.

    HOPEFULLY DAVID’S BOOK WILL INSPIRE US TO CONTINUE TO LEARN ALL WE CAN ABOUT JOHN A’S DECEIT AND ABUSE OF POWER IN DENYING INDIGENOUS RIGHTS.

    WE ASSUME THE FORMAT OF THE PROGRAM WILL BE IN THE FORM OF A TRIAL OF THIS FIRST PRIME MINISTER AND FATHER OF CONFEDERATION ” FOR “CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY’.

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