Archive | July, 2019
BCMF with Minister Sohi July 23rd, 2019

BC Métis Federation Strengthens Partnership with the Office of the Minister of Natural Resources

On Tuesday, BC Métis Federation Vice President Rene Therrien, Secretary Joe Desjarlais, board member Earl Belcourt, board member Angel Fisher, Treasurer Betty Fisher and operational staff members Sherry Daniels and Drake Henry met with Honourable Minister Amarjeet Sohi along with Cheryl Cardinal, Director of Indigenous Relations and reconciliation and Kimberly Lavoie, Executive Director, Phase IV […]

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SVCMF 2019 July 15 Final

Métis Culture in Terrace August 9th – 11th

BC Métis Federation and partner Skeena River Métis Community Association invite all Métis members, families and friends to the upcoming Skeena Valley Country Music Festival in Terrace, BC. The event is open to everyone Métis and Non-Métis. There will be dry camping available and the event hosts food services. Make your plans to attend!

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Letter from Federal Minister of Finance to Federation

The Government of Canada continues to recognize and work with the BC Métis Federation. This week Federal Minister of Finance Honourable Bill Morneau sent a new correspondence regarding future discussions about the Trans Mountain Expansion project. BC Métis Federation leaders will be meeting in August. This is an important new engagement and members will be […]

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FF2018 - The Wild Moccasins Shaw Dance Stage (17)

Métis Pavilion Ready for Fusion Festival

BC Métis Federation and partner Michif Historical and Preservation Society are pleased to once again present Métis culture at Canada’s largest cultural festival in Surrey, BC this July 20th and 21st. The Fusion Festival is only a few weeks away and we encourage Métis members and friends throughout BC to come and celebrate Métis culture […]

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Métis Child Protection Act Updated

BC Métis Federation continues to advance our laws to protect the interests of our Métis children and families in our membership. This past week, the BC Métis Federation amended the Métis Child Protection Act and today we are pleased to share it with the public. Recently, the Federal Government passed Bill C-92 which is a […]

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Meeting Minutes – June 27th, 2019 for Members

BC Métis Federation leadership met this last week in Vancouver to address key governance and project updates for the organization. BC Métis Federation has posted the draft June 27th minutes for members and partners to now review.

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