BCMF Letter to Métis People Regarding MNBC Legal Position

On August 21st MNBC sent letters demanding the resignations of two Métis Chartered Community leaders, refusal to recognize these individuals as delegates at the September MNBC Annual General Meeting, and threatened other potential action to have these leaders removed by the MNBC as outlined in their correspondence. The MNBC letter was signed by MNBC President […]

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BCMF Representatives Support Successful Métis Event in Fort St. James

BCMF Representatives Support Successful Métis Event in Fort St. James

(Fort St. James, BC) Representatives from the British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) attended and fully supported the Métis Day celebrations this past weekend on Saturday, August 27th at Fort St. James National Historic Site of Canada. The Métis Day event included attendance a few members of the New Caledonia Métis Association in Fort St. James, […]

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Métis Community in North Central BC Has Had Enough

(Vancouver BC) North Cariboo Métis Association (NCMA) President Tony Goulet President took a strong stance today, on behalf of the Métis members in the Quesnel area, be submitting a letter that NCMA will not participate at the upcoming Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) 14th Annual General Meeting being scheduled September 23rd – 25th in Abbotsford, […]

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MNBC Attempts to Disenfranchise Two Chartered Community Presidents from Upcoming AGM

(Vancouver BC) On Sunday Aug. 21 2011, President Bruce Dumont and Lower Mainland Regional Director Henry Hall, sent letters (dated September 21st, 2011) on behalf of the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) to Vancouver Métis Cultural Society (VMCS) Interim President Russ Roy and Nova Métis Heritage Association (NOVA) President Ken Fisher, demanding resignations from the two respective organizations. […]

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MNBC Debt Recovery Process

The British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) is submitting this correspondence to your respective departments to further inform you of the gravity of the financial situation in the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). It is important to note that MNBC is contracted under their nonprofit corporation known as the Métis Provincial Council of British Columbia (MPCBC) […]

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Cariboo Chilcotin Métis Association Welcomes BCMF Cultural Ambassador Beverly Lambert and Board Member Rose Bortolon at Felker Lake Métis Community Picnic

(Felker Lake, British Columbia) Just 15 minutes outside of Williams Lake in British Columbia’s Chilcotin Valley lies beautiful Felker Lake where every summer the Cariboo Chilcotin Métis Association (CCMA) celebrates their culture at an all day festival filled with music, dancing, food and games. This year the Métis Community Picnic was even bigger attracting over […]

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With Great Sadness BCMF President Keith Henry Accepts Gerry Legare’s Resignation from the Board of Directors

(Vancouver, BC) BCMF founding President Keith Henry announced today that Gerry Legare tendered his resignation last Friday due to his health issues. Gerry will be deeply missed as a proud Métis leader with a strong commitment to accountable Métis governance in British Columbia. Both of Gerry’s parents are from Métis heritage and because of that […]

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BCMF Follows Up with Government Regarding Rebuilding Métis Governance in BC

The British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) continues our efforts to provide your offices clarification regarding the current governance challenges created by the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC). BCMF believes government investments are not being utilized properly for their intended purposes and placed at significant risk due to the fact that MNBC has insolvent. BCMF have […]

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APTN Métis Reporter Tina House Guest Stars with Keith Henry on Coffee Talk

(Vancouver, BC) Coffee Talk moderator Keith Henry welcomed a well known and celebrated Métis woman Tina House last night who was not only informational but inspirational as well. Tina is the daughter of Métis political activist Fred House who passed in 2003. Tina began her television career in 1997 as a videographer. She has also […]

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Letter to Ministers: BCMF Additional Rationale for Rebuilding Métis Governance in BC

BCMF has been provided copies of a number of Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) documents (proposals, work plans, etc.) for fiscal year 2010-2011 hat ended March 31st, 2011. MNBC purports to represent the interests of all Métis people in the province through all such documents. Most recently BCMF reviewed the Tripartite Self Government (TSN) work […]

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