MNBC Student Living Allowances Clarification

BCMF has been informed since last Friday by MNBC funded students that recent student living allowances and tuitions funded by Service Canada have not been paid or released by MNBC. Specifically there is great concern regarding much needed living allowances that these individuals depend on to pay rent, food, etc.

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Immediate Call to Action Regarding Student Allowances

The BC Métis Federation has been contacted by individuals and concerned family members this past week regarding Métis people who have been funded through the Métis employment and training offices throughout BC. MNBC is provided approximately 6.5 million annually by the Federal Government through a program managed by Service Canada. It appears MNBC is late […]

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Métis Employment Student Allowances in Jeopardy

(Vancouver, BC) The BC Métis Federation continues to call on governments to be accountable for supporting the Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) while calls for accountability to Métis people in BC have been ignored. MNBC has continued to mislead government partners, Métis communities, and individual Métis people about the state of the financial crisis the […]

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Métis Nation British Columbia Should Step Back In the Box

(Vancouver, BC) British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) read the recent Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC) press release entitled “Métis Nation British Columbia’s Economic Development takes a Large Step Outside the Box” with great interest. The recent MNBC press release was posted on the MNBC website this past Monday and sent by email to their distribution […]

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Honouring Louis Riel – Métis Old Time Dance

BCMF is proud to hosting a Métis cultural celebration. On Saturday, November 19, at the Hall Whalley Legion in Surrey, BCMF will be honouring Louis Riel with a Métis old time dance. Cocktails start at 5pm, Potluck Supper starts at 6pm, and the dance start at 7pm. The night will include a short historical discussion […]

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BCMF Cultural Representative Continues Her Work to Promote Metis Culture with School District #51

BCMF Cultural Representative Continues Her Work to Promote Metis Culture with School District #51

BCMF board member and cultural ambassador was hard at work this week working with Midway Elementary students in Grand Forks who are in School District #51. Bev continues her efforts to assist students and communities throughout BC better understand who the Metis people are and a little more about our culture. BCMF encourages any interested community,school, […]

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Further MNBC Deception

As of Friday, October 14th MNBC suspended all Meet-So Catering Services Limited operations as MNBC finally admitted Meet-So Catering was not meeting revenues in a letter dated October 19th but released at noon on October 20th.

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Métis Veterans Association–BC Join the Blue Wave!

(Vancouver, BC) British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) representatives have reached another important agreement this week. The Métis Veterans Association of BC (MVA-BC) as association that represents a number of Métis veterans who are located throughout the Province. MVA-BC has been a legal society for years and prides itself on support for individual members who deal […]

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Has Meet–So Catering Services Limited Made Major Cuts?

(Vancouver, BC) The British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) has been informed by sources yesterday that major steps were taken last Friday, October 14th with the removal of Meet-So Catering Services Limited Chef Andrew George, Manager Stuart Cadwallader, and another staff member. BCMF President Keith Henry stated; “I question the transparency of MNBC in these situations. […]

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BCMF Sends Condolences to Member Earlene Bitterman with the Passing of her Father

(Hudson Hope, BC) The British Columbia Métis Federation (BCMF) volunteer staff and long time supporter Earlene Bitterman is mourning the loss of her father this past week. Mr. Earl Debolt from Hudson Hope lost his battle with cancer at the age of 81. BCMF President Keith Henry stated; “Our board and members send out our […]

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