Legal Aid BC signs memorandum of understanding with the BC Métis Federation

Legal Aid BC (LABC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the BC Métis Federation (BCMF) today to support the coordination of supportive justice services for Métis people in British Columbia. The MOU establishes a process for relationship building between LABC and BCMF, creating opportunities for collaboration between the two organizations. It also defines a […]

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Call to Action to Exonerate Louis Riel

The BC Métis Federation is asking for support for the exoneration of Louis Riel. Please write an email to the two key Federal Indigenous Services Canada Minister’s Bennett and Miller. Copy and paste the following message: Dear Federal Indigenous Ministers, I am Métis. Monday, November 16 is the 135th anniversary of the unjust execution of […]

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MÉTIS RIGHTS MATTER – Why Louis Riel Needs to be Exonerated

Riel fought for democracy and basic human and other rights not only for the Métis but for all the residents in Western Canada.

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Canadian Teachers’ Federation Support Exoneration of Louis Riel

The BC Métis Federation is happy to report that the national coalition that joined forces for the exoneration of Louis Riel has received support from another major partner this weekend. The Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) wrote to Prime Minister Trudeau to support the coalition and the exoneration of Louis Riel.

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BC Métis Federation Request to Premier Horgan

BC Métis Federation sent a letter today to ask for support to exonerate Louis Riel as Monday marks the 135th anniversary of the wrongful hanging: Dear Premier Horgan, I am writing in my capacity as the elected President for the BC Métis Federation which represents approximately 3500 Métis people throughout British Columbia. Each year we […]

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Quebec National Assembly Support Exoneration of Louis Riel

The BC Métis Federation and a growing list of partners are demanding the exoneration of Louis Riel as the 135th anniversary of his unjust hanging approaches. This week, the Quebec National Assembly also voted in favour of the exoneration movement. Since Riel spent part of his life in Montreal, being backed by the Quebec Provincial […]

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Exonerate Louis Riel

BC Métis Federation continued efforts today with the national coalition to exonerate Louis Riel. A letter was sent to Federal Indigenous Senators to urge their support for his complete exoneration. BC Métis Federation is pursuing tangible efforts to seek his full exoneration as we commemorate his wrongful and unjust hanging this weekend on November 16th […]

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Employment Opportunities for BC Métis Members

Employment Opportunities with Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX)  WORKERS NEEDED: Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX) Prime Contractors are looking to fill various positions now and in the future to BC Métis members. Positions include but are not limited to: Camp:  Cooks General helpers Maintenance  Housekeeping Manager Reception. Pipeline: Welder Welder’s Helper Heavy Equipment Operators Labourers. […]

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BC Métis Federation Announces 9th Annual General Meeting

BC Métis Federation Announces 9th Annual General Meeting The BC Métis Federation is pleased to announce our 9th Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held online on December 5th starting at 1:00 – 3:00 PM PST. BC Métis Federation has been preparing due to the COVID-19 impacts and will be holding the meeting on the […]

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Justice for Louis Riel Requires Exoneration

“For 135 years the Métis have suffered the indignity of having their iconic leader Louis Riel denied justice. It is high time that the legal, political and judicial misdeeds surrounding his trial are exposed to all the people of Canada. These truths will prove that the injustices inflicted on Louis Riel led to his conviction […]

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