BC Métis Federation Provincial Meeting – January 28th and 29th – Vancouver, BC

The BC Métis Federation is announcing their next board meeting scheduled for January 28th and 29th at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel in downtown Vancouver. The meeting will begin at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 28th and is scheduled to end Sunday, January 29th at 3:00 pm. The BC Métis Federation will broadcast the meeting publicly on our website so people can […]

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Government Responsibility Regarding Métis Representation, Programs and Services

Dear Premier Clark and Prime Minister Harper, The BC Métis Federation continues our efforts to demand transparency and accountability as it relates to public funding for Métis people in British Columbia administered and delivered by the non-profit organization Métis Nation British Columbia (MNBC), incorporated as the Métis Provincial Council of British Columbia. We have made […]

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BCMF Seeks Clarification on MNBC Press Release and Alleged Stimulus Funding

The following letter was sent by the BC Métis Federation to the MNBC Board of Directors earlier today… Dear MNBC Board Members; I write to each one of you today and I sincerely hope you read this factual information and consider the proposal I present to enable progress going forward. On December 12th, 2011 (last […]

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BC Métis Federation and North Saanich Michif Society Work Together to Support Family in Need

(Victoria, BC) The BC Métis Federation has continued efforts to reinvest resources into the Métis communities who have agreed to sign a Statement of Cooperation. There are currently six (6) Statements of Cooperation organizations signed with a number of others under negotiations. In December 2011 the BC Métis Federation leaders approved an investment of $200.00 […]

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BC Métis Federation Letter to MNBC – Outstanding Youth Funding and Other Matters

Dear MNBC Board Members; I am writing today as follow up to the correspondence I sent via email to each one of you dated December 21st, 2011. As expected there has been no response and I assume none will be forthcoming from any of you in the near future despite a number of the questions […]

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Métis Children and Family Forum Dawson Creek – Monday, January 9th, 2012

The BC Métis Federation is advising Métis families and community leaders about an upcoming forum being hosted by the Métis Commission for Children and Families of B.C. BC Métis Federation does not have a formal relationship with the Métis Commission but our board recognizes the importance of attending these discussions when any service delivery organization, […]

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BC Métis Federation Takes Steps to Secure Language Programming Resource

The BC Métis Federation has submitted a comprehensive proposal to the Federal Government for 2012-2013 through the Aboriginal Language Initiaitve (ALI) funding program. The letter below was sent to Heritage Canada accompanied by a complete information package… The BC Métis Federation Society (BCMF) is very pleased to submit the enclosed submission for the Aboriginal Language […]

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BC Métis Federation Mourns the Passing of Well Known Métis Activist Ray Harrold

The BC Métis Federation is saddened to hear about the passing of another Métis friend and family member this past week in Fort St. John. Mr. Raymond (Ray) Harrold was a Métis person from Fort Nelson where many of his family members reside today. Ray was well known throughout British Columbia for his time involved […]

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Happy New Year

The BC Métis Federation is wishing Métis people, their families and community board members a happy new year as we enter 2012. There is no question that the Métis people are seeking a new style of Métis leadership as we head into 2012. I can say this with absolute confidence today as more and more […]

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BC Métis Federation Letter to MNBC Reflection 2011

Over the course of the last few years, and especially the previous 12 months, Métis people in British Columbia have witnessed an unprecedented amount of infighting, deception and lack of public transparency from each of you as an elected board of the MNBC. There are Métis people who blame the BC Métis Federation for our […]

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