Archive | November, 2018
BCMF with Minister Sohi November 28th, 2018

BC Métis Federation leaders meet Federal Minister of Natural Resources Amarjeet Sohi

(Vancouver, BC) On Wednesday BC Métis Federation Vice President Rene Therrien, Secretary Joe Desjarlais and Treasurer Betty Fisher and operational staff member Sherry Daniels met with Honourable Minister Amarjeet Sohi along with Cheryl Cardinal, Director of Indigenous Relations and reconciliation and other staff from the Office of the Minister of Natural Resources. BC Métis Federation […]

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Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Update

BC Métis Federation continues to participate as a recognized partner of the Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee (IAMC). Today we are pleased to share an IAMC Update released last week by chair Chief Ernie Crey. The IAMC continues to address key issues of Indigenous engagement with the Trans Mountain Expansion Project. Members were provided an […]

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Indigenous Advisory and Monitoring Committee (IAMC) Project Report

BC Métis Federation is pleased to release the Trans Mountain Expansion Project Report after months of recent engagement throughout the project corridor the past few months. Thank you to all members and partners who contributed to the discussions and engagement. Recommendations and next steps are being contemplated and a meeting with the Federal Minister of […]

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BC Métis Federation Trans Mountain Expansion Meeting

BC Métis Federation members are invited to attend the Trans Mountain Expansion meeting to discuss the National Energy Board Trans Mountain Regulatory Review on Sunday November 25, 2018 at 10:00 am. The meeting will take place at the BC Métis Federation Office – 3665 Kingsway #300, Vancouver, BC. If you plan to attend the meeting, please email a.fisher@bcmetis.com to […]

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Louis Riel Day 2018

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BCMF Community Reconciliation & Daniels Report Released

BC Métis Federation board and team members are pleased to release the results of the past four (4) months worth of work from the end of July until November. The project included a series of community engagements and membership discussions about reconciliation and key issues such as the Daniels Case. A number of members completed […]

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Exonerate Louis Riel – A Métis Icon

The Métis community throughout British Columbia is thirsting for Métis culture and education about our history. The question remains now where do we go and it is clear to the BC Métis Federation that Louis Riel needs to be exonerated by the Government of Canada without delay. Louis Riel is a Métis hero and it […]

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Open Letter to Industry – Joe Desjarlais

One sunny afternoon recently I chatted with a senior executive in the real estate industry. He admitted to a lack of knowledge on Indigenous people. His entire world as a business leader was oblivious to Indigenous people, then about 10 years ago, they opposed a development. The idea came up they had to be consulted. […]

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