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BC Métis Federation Mourns Loss of Board Member and Friend Ken Fisher

Surrey, BC – BC Métis Federation leadership is sad to advise and inform members and partners that one of our board members Mr. Ken Fisher passed away suddenly and unexpectedly this weekend. Ken was a very active Métis leader having served many terms as President for the Nova Métis Heritage Association as well as elected […]

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Winter Newsletter for Members and Partners

BC Métis Federation is pleased to release our winter 2017 newsletter. This newsletter shares various important updates and information for members. Be sure to stay informed and watch for important future updates.

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Productive Meeting with Government of BC

BC Métis Federation thanks the Provincial Government of BC, Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation Honourable Scott Fraser for the productive meeting yesterday, November 21st, in Victoria. Minister Fraser stated; “I will continue to meet with you to ensure all Métis in BC are represented. Your members have interests that I need to know about, […]

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Métis Debate Over Exoneration of Louis Riel Absurd

Certain Métis political leaders in Canada seem to suggest an exoneration of Louis Riel would somehow let Canada “off the hook.” BC Métis Federation finds this outrageous and not what the large majority of grass roots Métis people feel in this country. Friends of Louis Riel this week are supported by the BC Métis Federation. […]

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Louis Riel Commemoration – Remembering Louis Riel 132 Years Ago

BC Métis Federation leadership are continuing their work to raise public awareness about Métis people and the life of Louis Riel. The V’ni Dansi 12th annual Louis Riel Day Celebration will take place on Saturday November 18th at 8pm at the Cultch Historic Theatre in Vancouver, BC. Join V’ni Dansi for an evening of Métis […]

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Consultation Office Update Communication – Spectra Energy Northeast BC

Attention members Spectra Energy Transmission has applied for permits to construct two pipelines and enhance current projects in the Chetwynd/Dawson Creek Region. If you are going to be impacted by this proposed project, please complete the following very brief survey, which will be available until this Friday, so that we may move ahead with further […]

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Kinder Morgan Canada – Response to Fish Spawning Habitat Concerns

The following correspondence was sent by Kinder Morgan Canada in response to concerns raised by BC Métis Federation members following a video that was released on a facebook page. This was a very concerning issue and BC Métis Federation took steps to seek answers. The following response has been provided by Kinder Morgan Canada. Hi […]

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BCMF Honours Métis Veterans on National Aboriginal Veterans Day

The BC Métis Federation honours and thanks Métis and Indigenous veterans on this important day – National Aboriginal Veterans Day. “Thank you to all veterans and a special thank you to partner and National President Richard Blackwolf for his work with the Canadian Aboriginal Veterans and Serving Members Association. BC Métis Federation and Canadian Aboriginal […]

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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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Consultation Office Update – ​Discussion​ ​Paper​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Review of​ ​Environmental​ ​and​ ​Regulatory​ ​Processes

BC​ ​Métis​ ​Federation​ ​has submitted a comment letter ​on​ ​the​ ​Discussion​ ​Paper​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Review of​ ​Environmental​ ​and​ ​Regulatory​ ​Processes to the Honourable Minister Catherine McKenna. Through our consultation office, we have engaged, and continue to engage, with our members regarding the NEB Modernization and other EA process and legislative reviews that are ongoing as […]

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