BC Métis Federation Knowledge Partnership Project

One of the most initial studies to assess Métis identity and governance in BC was completed at the end of March. The BC Métis Federation, in partnership with the Province of BC, completed an initial assessment into this process and today is releasing the Executive Summary for members and partners to review. BC Métis Federation […]

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BC Métis Federation Action on Child Welfare

This weekend the BC Métis Federation sent a letter to the Ministry of Children and Family Development regarding the recent progress and approval of the BC Métis Federation Child Welfare Declaration. This is an important step to create our laws on child welfare that affect BC Métis Federation members: Re: Notice of Policy and Directives […]

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Children, Family and Community Service Act Amendments

In March the BC Métis Federation shared an update for partners and members about proposed Provincial Government steps to amend the Children, Family, and Community Service Act (CFCSA). This legislation has a profound impact on BC Métis Federation members when dealing with child welfare in BC. BC Métis Federation was requested to share initial feedback. […]

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BC Métis Federation Declaration for BC Child Welfare

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation is proud to announce a major step towards self-governance with the first ever BC Métis Federation Child Welfare Declaration. The declaration defines the process to address all BC Métis Federation member child welfare needs. BC Métis Federation President Keith Henry states; “I am very proud of the BC Métis […]

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BC Métis Federation Child Welfare Case Study Discussion Paper

There has been considerable interest and many questions asked of our board as to the duties and responsibilities of the newly formed BC Métis Federation Métis Child Welfare Department since its launch in March. The over arching purpose of the newly formed Child Welfare Department can be summed up in a single sentence. It is […]

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BC Métis Federation Board Meeting Thursday, March 29

The BC Métis Federation Board is notifying members of our next meeting this Thursday, March 29th from 5:00PM to 8:30PM. DRAFT AGENDA Welcome and Opening Remarks 5:00 PM BC Métis Federation Draft Minutes 5:05 PM January 19th, 2018 BC Métis Federation Finance Update 5:10 PM BC Métis Federation Membership Update 5:20 PM BC Metis Federation […]

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Proposed Amendments to the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA)

The BC Métis Federation sent a letter to the Provincial Ministry of Children and Family Development today as MCFD reviews proposed amendments to the Child, Family, and Community Service Act. Dear Deputy Minister Bond, Thank you for your recent letter concerning proposed changes to the Child Family and Community Services Act. (CFCSA). The BC Métis […]

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BCMF Announces Establishment of the Department of Métis Child Welfare

(Vancouver, BC) In response to the large numbers of Métis children in the care of the Province of British Columbia, BC Métis Federation has taken it upon ourselves today to announce the establishment of our Department of Métis Child Welfare which is set up to care for our Métis children within our community. BC Métis […]

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BC Métis Federation Call to Action – Need Member Input

BC Métis Federation launched a new survey project entitled the Knowledge Partnership Project. Yes, we realize how important your time is! The BC Métis Federation is conducting a groundbreaking research study that will set a foundation for partnership that will bring significant benefits to members, families and communities as they engage governments and other agencies. […]

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Call to Métis Business Owners

The BC Métis Federation is calling on all Métis business owners to register with our business directory at bcmetisedc.ca or email Shauna Collister at s.benson@bcmetis.com. As an organization, the BC Métis Federation wants to ensure that we do everything possible to help our families and communities grow and prosper as British Columbia enters into a […]

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