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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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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Phase 2 – TMX Final Report Released

BC Métis Federation leadership has approved the final report for the Phase 2 Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Report yesterday during the recent board meeting. The report presents the outcomes from the recent TMX Forum help in Surrey, BC in May. Members and partners are encouraged to review the report and recommendations. Thank you to members […]

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BCMF Clearwater June 2019

Métis Culture Celebrated in Clearwater – National Indigenous Day

BC Métis Federation leaders and the Métis community in Clearwater, BC celebrated National Indigenous Day this past Friday.  Métis community leader Cindy Wilgosh and local board members hosted the National Indigenous Day celebrations featuring Métis music, dance, culture and activities from 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM in Clearwater.  Local residents, school district students, local tourists, […]

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BC Métis Federation Pleased with Decision on TMX

Today, the Governor in Council approved TMX and that every dollar the federal government earns from the project will be invested in Canada’s clean energy transition. Looking forward, the Government will continue to engage directly with you to discuss the potential impacts of regulatory authorizations on Aboriginal and treaty rights as well as other outstanding […]

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BC Métis Federation Board Meeting June 27th

Attention members: please be advised that the board is meeting June 27th at the office in Vancouver to review key organizational items. If you have any items you want addressed, please email board secretary Joe Desjarlais j.desjarlais@bcmetis.com. Members are welcome to attend.  

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National Indigenous Day Celebration

The BC Métis Federation is supporting the Métis community in Clearwater, BC with the National Indigenous Day celebration this June 21st. BC Métis Federation representatives will be on hand to meet with Métis community leaders as well to discuss the outcomes of the Federal Government decision expected June 18th regarding the Trans Mountain Expansion project.

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