MNBC Borrows Additional $1.6 Million

Dear MNBC Board Members; Once again you as a board appear to have outdone yourselves with your latest maneuver to borrow an additional $1.6 million from the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) resulting in the second mortgage against the property owned at 30691 Simpson Road (referred to as the Métis School) finalized at the end […]

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BC Métis Federation Sets Stage for 2012 Regional Sessions in Squamish

The BC Métis Federation started 2012 with keeping their commitment to Métis community engagement and open Métis governance. Vancouver Métis Cultural Society President Russ Roy and Vice President Ron Paradis arranged a meeting for their members at Totem Hall located on the Squamish Nation reserve in Squamish, BC. There were about 15 VMCS members in […]

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BC Métis Federation Meet and Greet - Saturday, January 28th @ 6:00 pm at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel

BC Métis Federation Meet and Greet – Saturday, January 28th @ 6:00 pm at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel

The BC Métis Federation board and staff invite you to join our meet and greet on the evening of January 28th at the Coast Coal Harbour hotel. BC Métis Federation is arranging cultural entertainment, a cash bar, and an evening of Métis friendship. Entrance is by donation with a half of the proceeds going to […]

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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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